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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 334 new and published books in the subject of Lean Manufacturing — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Creating and Marketing New Products and Services

    By Rosanna Garcia

    It’s no secret that some of the most successful companies, such as 3M, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, and Mercedes-Benz, are also known for their new product development strategies. Creating and Marketing New Products and Services teaches the key business and marketing principles needed to...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  2. Maximizing Value Propositions to Increase Project Success Rates

    By H. James Harrington, Brett Trusko

    Series: The Little Big Book Series

    Value proposition, an old concept, is taking on new significance in today’s innovation-driven environment. Business focus has shifted from developing many creative ideas to developing only those that will successfully flow through the product cycle and fulfill a customer need. The old approach...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Productivity Press

  3. Implementing Standardized Work

    Process Improvement

    By Alain Patchong

    This book, the third in a series dedicated to Standardized Work, focuses on process improvement. Implementing Standardized Work: Process Improvement begins by explaining why standardization and process improvement are two sides of the same coin—both needing each other to achieve true...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Productivity Press

  4. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics

    By Gerhard J. Plenert

    Series: Resource Management

    We live in a world where we try to solve similar problems in structurally the same way. But they simply are not optimally solved all the same. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics addresses the issue of optimizing the planning and scheduling process and asks the question; "...

    Published March 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Leadership Basics for Frontline Managers

    Tips for Raising Your Level of Effectiveness and Communication

    By Bill Templeman

    Training for frontline managers and supervisors is being ignored as a business improvement tactic at the worst possible time. As management jobs become increasingly complex, we continue to be inundated with the latest methods for improving job performance, along with less time to sort through...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Productivity Press

  6. Green Power

    Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation

    Edited by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén

    Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Productivity Press

  7. Design for Manufacturability

    How to Use Concurrent Engineering to Rapidly Develop Low-Cost, High-Quality Products for Lean Production

    By David M. Anderson

    Design for Manufacturability: How to Use Concurrent Engineering to Rapidly Develop Low-Cost, High-Quality Products for Lean Production shows how to use concurrent engineering teams to design products for all aspects of manufacturing with the lowest cost, the highest quality, and the quickest time...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Productivity Press

  8. Beyond Lean Production

    Emphasizing Speed and Innovation to Beat the Competition

    By Roger G. Lewandowski

    It is estimated that U.S. manufacturers are is currently operating at only 65 percent effectiveness in implementing Lean production. Covering the fundamentals needed to be competitive in today’s marketplace, Beyond Lean Production: Emphasizing Speed and Innovation to Beat the Competition provides...

    Published February 2nd 2014 by Productivity Press

  9. Capitalizing on Lean Production Systems to Win New Business

    Creating a Lean and Profitable New Product Portfolio

    By Chris Harris, Rick Harris

    Although there are many organizations that have implemented Lean production systems and become more profitable as a result, there can be a gap between what those organizations currently do and how they should plan for and profit from new business. Capitalizing on Lean Production Systems to Win New...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Productivity Press

  10. Quick Changeover Concepts Applied

    Dramatically Reduce Set-Up Time and Increase Production Flexibility with SMED

    By Karsten Herr

    Shifting from external to internal set-up steps and optimizing your set-up procedure is only the first step in achieving world-class performance. What’s most important is what comes next, cutting down internal set-up times and achieving changeovers that last only a few minutes.Quick Changeover...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Productivity Press