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True Kaizen: Management's Role in Improving Work Climate and Culture

Collin McLoughlin, Toshihiko Miura
November 13, 2017

What does it take to manage an organization to success? No matter what industry you are in, an organization is primarily a group of people. This book focuses on that ever-important human element. In the rush to get 'lean', many organizations focus solely on tools for increasing productivity, but...

VSM Spanish Refill Pack

Enna
November 13, 2017

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Introduction to Lean Supply Chain and Logistics: Training Package

Enna
November 13, 2017

The Introduction to Lean Supply Chain & Logistics Training Package has been designed to both train staff in the principles of Lean and create the understanding needed to commit to an organization-wide Lean Transformation. This comprehensive training package is action oriented to ensure...

Diversity in Unity: Perspectives from Psychology and Behavioral Sciences: Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Amarina Ashar Ariyanto, Hamdi Muluk, Peter Newcombe, Fred P Piercy, Elizabeth Kristi Poerwandari, Sri Hartati R. Suradijono
November 09, 2017

The book highlights both the challenges and opportunities in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with an emphasis on identifying practical implications for professionals, educators and administrators, and researchers in Asia and Pacific regions. Societies in the said regions have...

Green Engineering: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design

Riadh Habash
November 08, 2017

This is a primary text project that combines sustainability development with engineering entrepreneurship and design to present a transdisciplinary approach to modern engineering education. The book is distinguished by extensive descriptions of concepts in sustainability, its principles, and its...

Discover Excellence: An Overview of the Shingo Model and Its Guiding Principles

Gerhard J. Plenert
November 06, 2017

A facility-wide improvement initiative is expensive in terms of both time and money. Perhaps the most disappointing thing about them is that they often end up as temporary measures that may produce early results but are unsustainable in the long run. The unseen cost is that after they see such...

Supply Chain Risk Management: Applying Secure Acquisition Principles to Ensure a Trusted Technology Product

Ken Sigler, Dan Shoemaker, Anne Kohnke
November 03, 2017

The book presents the concepts of ICT supply chain risk management from the perspective of NIST IR 800-161. It covers how to create a verifiable audit-based control structure to ensure comprehensive security for acquired products. It explains how to establish systematic control over the supply...

The Lean Brain Theory: Complex Networked Lean Strategic Organizational Design

Javier Villalba-Diez, PhD
November 02, 2017

The most complex organization known in the universe is inside of our heads: our brain. Because organizations are formed by human beings, The Lean Brain Theory aims to mimic human brain structure and functionality so as to enable the emergence of brain-like organizations in which the 'neurons' are...

Production Management: Advanced Models, Tools, and Applications for Pull Systems

Yacob Khojasteh
October 31, 2017

Inventory control is an essential task in production management. An effective inventory control can significantly reduce the holding cost and hence, total production cost. Selecting and implementing a suitable production control system plays an important role in inventory reduction and performance...

Planning and Designing Healthcare Facilities: A Lean, Innovative, and Evidence-Based Approach

Vijai Kumar Singh, Paul Lillrank
October 31, 2017

The planning and design of healthcare facilities has evolved over the previous decades from "function follows design" to "design follows function." Facilities stressed the functions of healthcare providers but patient experience was not fully considered. The design process has now crucially evolved...

Leadership Can Be Learned: Clarity, Connection, and Results

Gilmore Crosby
October 31, 2017

Leadership is poorly understood because human systems are poorly understood. Like the "flat earth" theory of old, modern work culture is limited by a paradigm in which problems are understood as "clashes of personality,"' and blame is directed at the superficial level of individuals, groups, and...

Lowering Your Facility’s Electric Rates

Lindsay Audin
October 30, 2017

Many energy practitioners are either uninformed or misinformed regarding how electricity is actually priced. Many are also unaware of how to properly calculate potential dollar savings from energy efficiency upgrades. Designed for commercial/industrial/institutional (C&I) power customers,...

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