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DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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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...

Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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David Mann
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 ...

Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries: Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation

1st Edition

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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...

Lean Safety Gemba Walks: A Methodology for Workforce Engagement and Culture Change

1st Edition

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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...

Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Business

1st Edition

Pramod Paliwal, Sudhir Yadav
February 18, 2019

The natural gas business consists of two major aspects, sourcing and transportation, and distribution has been a growing area of interest to industry, government and academia. With the emphasis on promoting natural gas sector, there is an increasing need to have a well documented book that deals...

Additive Manufacturing Change Management: Best Practices

1st Edition

David M. Dietrich, Michael Kenworthy, Elizabeth A. Cudney
February 18, 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has altered manufacturing as we know it, with shortened development time, increased performance, and reduced product costs. Executive management in industry are bombarded by marketing from their competitors showcasing design solutions leveraged through AM. Therefore,...

Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Real Estate Sector

1st Edition

Amanda Clack, Judith Gabler
February 15, 2019

Research shows that high-performing organisations focus on diversity and inclusion (D&I). In any workplace, it is important to both understand and recognise the benefits that having a D&I workforce provides. It is integral to developing people within an organisation, serving clients as best...

Human Resources and Change Management for Safety Professionals

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid, Shelby L. Schneid
February 13, 2019

The goal of this book is to prepare safety and health professionals to recognize and address human resource issues, applicable laws and regulations, as well as change management techniques used to alter the safety culture within their operations. This book will provide awareness to avoid or address...

Optimizing Student Learning: A Lean Systems Approach to Improving K-12 Education, Second Edition

1st Edition

Betty Ziskovsky, Joe Ziskovsky
February 11, 2019

This book is a fictionalized account of how a licensed school teacher developed, implemented, and refined the application of Lean principles and applied them to her classroom instructional practice to complete the delivery of her assigned curriculum while at the same time ensuring her students...

Lifestyle and Nature: Integrating Nature Technology to Sustainable Lifestyles

1st Edition

Ryuzo Furukawa, Yuko Suto, Emile H. Ishida, Takeshi Yamauchi
February 04, 2019

Environmental constraints are becoming increasingly severe, and now more than ever it is time that we confront head-on the change from an "underground resources" type of civilization to one with a new way of life and technology that embraces a sense of nature. To do so, we need to understand the...

How to Coach for Creativity and Service Excellence: A Lean Coaching Workbook

1st Edition

Karyn Ross
January 31, 2019

How to Coach for Creativity and Service Excellence: A Lean Coaching Workbook is a self-contained workbook, in which the reader completes twenty-one days of practical exercises and activities focused on creativity, lean and coaching (one set per day). This will enable the reader to develop their...

Sustaining Workforce Engagement: How to Ensure Your Employees Are Healthy, Happy, and Productive

1st Edition

Lonnie Wilson
January 31, 2019

This book explains the importance of employee engagement – It defines what it is, what it will do for your business, and how you can achieve it as well as sustain it. It covers the history of employee engagement along with why employees were formerly much more engaged with their work and company...

Voices of Innovation: Fulfilling the Promise of Information Technology in Healthcare

1st Edition

Edward W. Marx
January 28, 2019

We can all point to random examples of innovation inside of healthcare information technology, but few repeatable processes exist that make innovation more routine than happenstance. How do you create and sustain a culture of innovation? What are the best practices you can refine and embed as part...

Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
January 28, 2019

Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving focuses upon articulating ways of thinking in today’s world of systems and systems engineering. It also explores how the old masters made the advances they made, hundreds of years ago. Taken together, these considerations represent new ways...

The Highly Effective Office: Creating a Successful Lean Culture in Any Workplace

1st Edition

Timothy Schipper
January 23, 2019

The Highly Effective Office covers the transformation journey required to change the culture in the workplace from processes that suffer from functional separation and "silo-ed" departments to efficient and integrated systems. Most office processes have evolved into separate and autonomous...

Business Transformation Planning for Leaders: A Tactical Roadmap for Achieving Profitable Growth with the Highest Return on Capital

1st Edition

Kiran Gurumurthy
January 23, 2019

This book is a powerful tool for business leaders who have responsibility for the success of the profit and loss (P&L) statement of a business. It provides a roadmap to help business leaders develop a comprehensive business transformation plan -- A plan that is simple, fact based, and...

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