Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries: Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation
The Handbook of Market Research for Life Science Companies: Finding the Answers You Need to Understand Your Market
Mark J. Anderson, Patrick J. Whitcomb
May 19, 2015
Offering a planned approach for determining cause and effect, DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition integrates the authors’ decades of combined experience in providing training, consulting, and computational tools to industrial experimenters. Supplying reader...
October 22, 2014
Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a ...
Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King
April 24, 2015
Providing a framework that highlights waste and its negative effects on process performance, value stream maps (VSMs) are essential components for successful Lean initiatives. While the conventional VSM format has the basic structure to effectively describe process operations, it must be adapted and...
Robert B. Hafey
November 24, 2014
A Lean Safety Gemba Walk is a walk through the work area (Gemba) that focuses on the continuous improvement of safety. When conducted in a respectful manner, by skilled facilitators, Safety Gemba Walks can have a dramatic long-lasting impact on the culture of a business. Lean Safety Gemba Walks: A M...
Peter D. Mauch
May 24, 2017
In the past, when goods and services were simpler, measurement of quality was self-evident. As business became more complicated, so too did the implementation of quality management and our ability to measure it. Ultimately, the practice of quality strayed from being a business practice to become...
May 24, 2017
When capital projects fail to deliver, it is usually not due to technical reasons but a combination of behavioral pitfalls, unclear accountabilities and gaps in design, specification, and/or project-management processes. Early Equipment Management (EEM): Continuous Improvement for Projects...
May 24, 2017
As innovation moves from the lab to the market, a new research phase begins for the entrepreneur: the market research phase. Inspired by a new technology that can change the world, critical questions need to be addressed. Is there a market for my innovation? Who are my clients? What do they need?...
May 18, 2017
Enna's Flow Simulation makes it easier for trainers to communicate the principles of Lean through a simulation exercise. Our Flow Simulation reinforces employees' understanding of Just in Time (JIT), Lean Manufacturing, and/or Kaizen. Use this training aid after participants have already been...
May 16, 2017
The 5S's are the building blocks of all improvement activity. We have designed a 5S poster that encompasses the major themes of 5S into one image. We have included the best translation from the original text of 5S Lean Manufacturing. These words are the best translations which consider the...
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