Improving Business Performance With Lean, Second Edition.

By: Bradley, James RMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Business Expert Press, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781631570520Subject(s): continuous improvement | efficiency | lead time reduction | Lean | Lean manufacturing | Lean Six SigmaAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Improving Business Performance With Lean, Second EditionDDC classification: 658.5 LOC classification: TS155 -- .B725 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- About This Book -- Chapter 1: A Brief Introduction to Lean -- Part 1: Basics of Lean -- Chapter 2 -- The Motivation for Implementing Lean -- Chapter 3: A Framework for Applying Lean -- Chapter 4: How to Map and Analyze a Process -- Chapter 5: The Need for Reduced Variation in Processes -- Part II: Lean Tools -- Chapter 6: Simplify and Streamline -- Chapter 7: Standardize -- Chapter 8: Visual Systems -- Chapter 9: Mistake-Proof Processes and Product Designs -- Chapter 10: Synchronize -- Chapter 11: Collocate -- Chapter 12: Reduce Changeover Time -- Part II: Implementing Lean -- Chapter 13: Successful Implementation of Lean -- Chapter 14: Conclusions and Summary -- Part IV: Practice -- Chapter 15: Exercises -- Chapter 16: Case Studies -- Appendix: The Effect of Variation on Kanban Systems -- Notes -- References -- Index -- Ad page -- Backcover.
Summary: This book is a concise introduction to the essential concepts and tools used in the Lean method for improving business processes. It constitutes a sufficient toolkit to enable practitioners to quickly start using Lean to improve business processes in their workplace. Alternatively, it can also serve as a textbook in undergraduate or master's programs. This book succinctly describes the benefits of Lean in manufacturing, sales, administration, distribution, health care, and other industries, as well as providing a step-by-step description of how Lean is applied.
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Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- About This Book -- Chapter 1: A Brief Introduction to Lean -- Part 1: Basics of Lean -- Chapter 2 -- The Motivation for Implementing Lean -- Chapter 3: A Framework for Applying Lean -- Chapter 4: How to Map and Analyze a Process -- Chapter 5: The Need for Reduced Variation in Processes -- Part II: Lean Tools -- Chapter 6: Simplify and Streamline -- Chapter 7: Standardize -- Chapter 8: Visual Systems -- Chapter 9: Mistake-Proof Processes and Product Designs -- Chapter 10: Synchronize -- Chapter 11: Collocate -- Chapter 12: Reduce Changeover Time -- Part II: Implementing Lean -- Chapter 13: Successful Implementation of Lean -- Chapter 14: Conclusions and Summary -- Part IV: Practice -- Chapter 15: Exercises -- Chapter 16: Case Studies -- Appendix: The Effect of Variation on Kanban Systems -- Notes -- References -- Index -- Ad page -- Backcover.

This book is a concise introduction to the essential concepts and tools used in the Lean method for improving business processes. It constitutes a sufficient toolkit to enable practitioners to quickly start using Lean to improve business processes in their workplace. Alternatively, it can also serve as a textbook in undergraduate or master's programs. This book succinctly describes the benefits of Lean in manufacturing, sales, administration, distribution, health care, and other industries, as well as providing a step-by-step description of how Lean is applied.

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