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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 ...

Analysis and Management of Productivity and Efficiency in Production Systems for Goods and Services

1st Edition

Fabio Sartori Piran, Daniel Pacheco Lacerda, Luis Felipe Riehs Camargo
January 16, 2020

In companies that produce goods and services, productivity and efficiency improvements are a constant challenge. This book reviews the differences between productivity and efficiency. It proposes a new method and makes available a computational tool for implementation that contributes to...

Production and Operations Analysis: Traditional, Latest, and Smart Views

1st Edition

Susmita Bandyopadhyay
December 11, 2019

The aim of this book is to cover various aspects of the Production and Operations Analysis. Apart from the introduction to basic understanding of each topic, the book will also provide insights to various conventional techniques as well as, various other mathematical and nature-based techniques...

Market Assessment with OR Applications

1st Edition

Adarsh Anand, Deepti Aggrawal, Mohini Agarwal
December 09, 2019

This book provides an understanding of the concept of marketing and its role in business and public organization including the need for scientific marketing analysis. It includes a variety of mathematical models applied for better decision making, promotional decisions in the presence of...

Business Intelligence and Analytics in Small and Medium Enterprises

1st Edition

Pedro Novo Melo, Carolina Machado
December 02, 2019

Technological developments in recent years have been tremendous. This evolution is visible in companies through technological equipment, computerized procedures, and management practices associated with technologies. One of the management practices that is visible is related to business...

People Over Process: Leadership for Agility

1st Edition

Michael K. Levine
September 30, 2019

This book helps participants in agile software development environments learn to become leaders. Facilitative leaders should be at every level of the organization, from individual contributor to informal team leader to managers of all stripes -- it takes much focus and intentionality from senior...

Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
September 18, 2019

This book provides a new approach to systems architecting not previously available. The book provides a compact innovative procedure for architecting any type of system. Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples describes a method of system architecting that is believed to be a substantial...

Reducing Operational Costs in Composites Manufacturing

1st Edition

Karen Snyder Travis
July 15, 2019

Reducing Operational Costs in Composites Manufacturing provides organization-specific principles for managers working in the composites industry. It utilizes a "how to" format for reducing operational costs and provides examples for each principle. In the first two sections, readers learn how to...

Emerging Frontiers in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Success Through Collaboration

1st Edition

Harriet B. Nembhard, Elizabeth A. Cudney, Katherine M. Coperich
June 24, 2019

Success is driven through collaboration. The field of Industrial and Systems Engineering has evolved as a major engineering field with interdisciplinary strength drawn from effective utilization, process improvement, optimization, design, and management of complex systems. It is a broad discipline...

The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Lawrence, Ronald K. Klimberg, Virginia M. Miori
June 12, 2019

Reporting on cutting-edge research in production, distribution, and transportation, The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications provides the understanding needed to tackle key problems within the supply chain. Viewing the supply...

The Organizational Master Plan Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Planning and Results

1st Edition

Frank Voehl, H. James Harrington
June 12, 2019

Published in 2012: Written by recognized leaders in applying Performance Improvement methodologies to business processes and entire organizations, this book defines the composition of and highlights the differences in the operating plan, strategic business plan, strategic improvement plan, and the...

A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability: Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier
May 23, 2019

In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period, the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company...

The Organizational Alignment Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Acceleration

1st Edition

H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl
May 07, 2019

First published in 2012, in the same way that a well-defined approach is needed to develop an effective strategic plan, an equally well-designed approach is needed to support the alignment of your organization's structure, management concepts, systems, processes, networks, knowledge nets, training,...

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