The Myths and Truths of Lean Transformations: How to Successfully Make the Transition from Theory to Effective Deployment
The BASICS Lean Implementation Model: Lean Tools to Drive Daily Innovation and Increased Profitability
Hearing the Voice of the Shingo Principles: Creating Sustainable Cultures of Enterprise Excellence
Sustaining a Culture of Process Control and Continuous Improvement: The Roadmap for Efficiency and Operational Excellence
New Giants Rising: How Leaders Can Help People and Companies Grow During the Followership Crisis
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 ...
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...
September 12, 2018
This book is a crucial resource for Lean practitioners (experienced or not) who are seeking: insight on how to gain more from their Lean efforts, how to overcome resistance to change (that is, to effectively convey 'What’s in it for me?' to their business associates), and to understand how other...
September 10, 2018
Significant sustained Lean success depends almost solely on leaders and the culture they foster. Unfortunately, many embark on their Lean initiative with a focus on tools observed during a benchmarking tour, disclosed during a short symposium presentation, or peddled by their chosen Lean partner....
Charles W. Protzman III, Daniel Protzman, William Keen
September 07, 2018
In 2004 Charlie Protzman created The BASICS Lean Implementation Model, which covers the full spectrum of what is needed to be effective and successful at implementing a Lean System. The reader is taken through a step by step approach developed over the last 15 years, in the use and understanding of...
Charles W. Protzman, Fred Whiton, Daniel Protzman
September 04, 2018
Everyone has heard the phrase about doing twice the work in half the time, but instead of focusing only on time, this book focuses on driving increased output with consistently less input. Implementing Lean: Twice the Output with Half the Input! teaches readers not only about Lean and its major...
Arvind K. Birdie
July 31, 2018
This volume provides valuable insights into how organizations are changing and evolving and how human resource personnel, employers, and employees are reacting to these emerging workplace transitions. Today’s successful organizations must be learning organizations in that they must keep abreast and...
Robert Derald Miller
June 18, 2018
For more than 50 years, organizations of all types have struggled to achieve lasting benefits from the many tools and programs associated with various continuous-improvement initiatives. In fact, the notion of "continuous" improvement is largely a misnomer -- for many organizations, continuous...
Philip J. Gisi
May 10, 2018
This comprehensive book presents a methodology for continuous process improvement in a structured, logical, and easily understandable framework based on industry accepted tools, techniques, and practices. It begins by explaining the conditions necessary for establishing a stable and capable process...
Richard E. Mallory
April 23, 2018
The concepts of quality management have been progressively interpreted and stylized by various practitioners over time, particularly through specific successful applications of its use. Its current predominant application has been narrowed even more through the focused practice of Lean Six Sigma....
Richard E. Mallory
April 11, 2018
Quality Standards for Highly Effective Government, Second Edition establishes a "new normal" in government that will ultimately reinvent the practice of democratic government. The principal catalyst for this change will be the adoption of auditable quality standards within every government...
Paul D. Fisher
February 16, 2018
The greatest concern for all Americans today - leaders and followers alike – is how their prosperity seems to depend on a shrinking foundation of technology-only growth. And the onset of artificial intelligence only threatens to marginalize people even more with job loss and increasing isolation...
February 01, 2018
Much has been written about Toyota over the last 30 years focusing on both its products (superior vehicles), and its operational excellence based on its Toyota Production System (TPS). The Toyota Template details the critical concepts and methods that Taiichi Ohno implemented in developing the...
January 26, 2018
The importance of energy management has grown in recent years due to the heightened awareness of the impact of energy use on the environment and its very real impact on a company’s bottom line. This book provides a detailed and knowledgeable reference for those engaged in the energy management...
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