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Operational Excellence : A Concise Guide to Basic Concepts and Their Application

By: Issar, Gilad.
Contributor(s): Navon, Liat Ramati.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Management for Professionals: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016Description: 1 online resource (188 p.).ISBN: 9783319206998.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Operational Excellence : A Concise Guide to Basic Concepts and Their ApplicationDDC classification: 650 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- 1: Introduction -- 2: Assurance of Supply (AOS) -- 2.1 Assurance of Supply Systems and Processes -- 2.2 Capacity and Inventory Planning for Meeting AOS -- Key Elements to Achieve Assurance of Supply: -- Reference -- 3: Cost of Goods (COGs) -- 3.1 Bill of Material (BOM) Cost Reduction -- 3.2 Labor Cost Reduction -- 3.3 Supply Chain and Logistics Cost Reduction -- 3.4 Cost Reduction of Production Overhead -- 3.4.1 Start: Stop-Continue -- 4: Decision Support Systems (DSS) -- 4.1 Importance -- 4.2 Accuracy -- 4.3 DSS Usage
4.4 Major DSS and KPIs at the Different Operations Departments -- 5: Drum, Buffer, Rope and Days of Inventory (DOI) Control -- 5.1 What Is the Drum, Buffer, Rope, Methodology? -- 5.2 Drum, Buffer, Rope and Sales Volume -- Reference -- 6: emails (The LEAN Version) -- 6.1 The Importance in Manage and Not to be Managed by emails -- 6.2 Sorting emails by Their Importance -- 6.3 Identifying the emails that Deal with Operational Constraints -- References -- 7: Empowerment -- 7.1 Why Should a Manager, Invest in Empowerment? -- 7.2 What Empowered Employees Allow Their Managers to Do?
7.3 Characteristics of Empowering Managers -- 8: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) -- 8.1 ERP Content and Evolvement -- 8.2 ERP Functions, Features and Advantages -- 8.3 Caution Needed in ERP Implementation -- 8.4 Examples for Proven Practices for ERP Implementation and Assimilation -- 8.4.1 ERP Project Complexity -- 8.4.2 Request for Proposal -- 8.4.3 Pilot and Testing of the System -- 9: Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) -- 9.1 Examples for Using FMEA -- 9.2 Major Steps of the FMEA -- 9.3 Full FMEA Process Steps -- 10: Gross Margin (GM)
10.1 Gross Margin and the Company´s Financial Health -- 10.2 Setting Gross Margin Improvement Goals -- 10.3 Gross Margin Improvements Through Innovation -- 11: Hiring Practices for Operations -- 11.1 Diversity in Operation -- 11.2 Hiring Phases -- 11.2.1 Sourcing -- 11.2.2 Recruitment -- 11.3 NHO: New Hire Orientation -- 11.4 Tips to Managing Integration Process Which Is Effective for the Organization -- 11.4.1 The Ten Focus Points for Managing an Effective Absorption Process in the Organization -- Reference -- 12: Human Resources (HR)
12.1 Classic Approaches to Managing People in Technological Operations, Versus the New Approaches -- 12.2 Personal and Team Learning and Development -- 13: Innovation in the Operations -- 13.1 Product Quality and Robustness as a Prerequisite for Innovation -- 13.2 Notes for Promoting Innovation in the Operations -- 13.3 How Professional Literature Defines Innovation? -- 13.4 Factors that Influence Innovation Among Employees? -- 13.5 General Phases in Innovation -- References -- 14: Interfaces and Their Improvement in Operations -- 15: Just in Time (JIT)
15.1 Planning Principles for Applying the JIT Methodology
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Contents -- 1: Introduction -- 2: Assurance of Supply (AOS) -- 2.1 Assurance of Supply Systems and Processes -- 2.2 Capacity and Inventory Planning for Meeting AOS -- Key Elements to Achieve Assurance of Supply: -- Reference -- 3: Cost of Goods (COGs) -- 3.1 Bill of Material (BOM) Cost Reduction -- 3.2 Labor Cost Reduction -- 3.3 Supply Chain and Logistics Cost Reduction -- 3.4 Cost Reduction of Production Overhead -- 3.4.1 Start: Stop-Continue -- 4: Decision Support Systems (DSS) -- 4.1 Importance -- 4.2 Accuracy -- 4.3 DSS Usage

4.4 Major DSS and KPIs at the Different Operations Departments -- 5: Drum, Buffer, Rope and Days of Inventory (DOI) Control -- 5.1 What Is the Drum, Buffer, Rope, Methodology? -- 5.2 Drum, Buffer, Rope and Sales Volume -- Reference -- 6: emails (The LEAN Version) -- 6.1 The Importance in Manage and Not to be Managed by emails -- 6.2 Sorting emails by Their Importance -- 6.3 Identifying the emails that Deal with Operational Constraints -- References -- 7: Empowerment -- 7.1 Why Should a Manager, Invest in Empowerment? -- 7.2 What Empowered Employees Allow Their Managers to Do?

7.3 Characteristics of Empowering Managers -- 8: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) -- 8.1 ERP Content and Evolvement -- 8.2 ERP Functions, Features and Advantages -- 8.3 Caution Needed in ERP Implementation -- 8.4 Examples for Proven Practices for ERP Implementation and Assimilation -- 8.4.1 ERP Project Complexity -- 8.4.2 Request for Proposal -- 8.4.3 Pilot and Testing of the System -- 9: Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) -- 9.1 Examples for Using FMEA -- 9.2 Major Steps of the FMEA -- 9.3 Full FMEA Process Steps -- 10: Gross Margin (GM)

10.1 Gross Margin and the Company´s Financial Health -- 10.2 Setting Gross Margin Improvement Goals -- 10.3 Gross Margin Improvements Through Innovation -- 11: Hiring Practices for Operations -- 11.1 Diversity in Operation -- 11.2 Hiring Phases -- 11.2.1 Sourcing -- 11.2.2 Recruitment -- 11.3 NHO: New Hire Orientation -- 11.4 Tips to Managing Integration Process Which Is Effective for the Organization -- 11.4.1 The Ten Focus Points for Managing an Effective Absorption Process in the Organization -- Reference -- 12: Human Resources (HR)

12.1 Classic Approaches to Managing People in Technological Operations, Versus the New Approaches -- 12.2 Personal and Team Learning and Development -- 13: Innovation in the Operations -- 13.1 Product Quality and Robustness as a Prerequisite for Innovation -- 13.2 Notes for Promoting Innovation in the Operations -- 13.3 How Professional Literature Defines Innovation? -- 13.4 Factors that Influence Innovation Among Employees? -- 13.5 General Phases in Innovation -- References -- 14: Interfaces and Their Improvement in Operations -- 15: Just in Time (JIT)

15.1 Planning Principles for Applying the JIT Methodology

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<p>Gilad Issar has 33 years of experience in diverse industrial operations, from Bio technology, semiconductor to chemistry and Digital printing. Through the years Mr. Issar drove operations for excellence in supply chain, engineering, manufacturing, services, planning and the overall operations performance.</p> <p>Liat Ramati Navon has 16 years of experience of leading excellence in organizations as human resource manager, consultant and instructor at the Tel Aviv University.</p>

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