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New and Published Books

  1. The Innovative Lean Machine

    Synchronizing People, Branding, and Strategy to Win in the Marketplace

    By Anthony Sgroi, Jr.

    In order for an organization to thrive in a competitive business environment, its strategy, people, and branding must be fully optimized. The Innovative Lean Machine: Synchronizing People, Branding, and Strategy to Win in the Marketplace explains how to use Lean principles and visual tools to...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Productivity Press

  2. Competitive Innovation and Improvement

    Statistical Design and Control

    By Kieron Dey

    Competitive Innovation and Improvement: Statistical Design and Control explains how to combine two widely known statistical methods—statistical design and statistical control—in a manner that can solve any business, government, or research problem quickly with sustained results. Because the...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Productivity Press

  3. Lean Today, Rich Tomorrow

    Succeeding in Today's Globalization Chaos

    By Joe Bichai

    This book is about an actual Lean transformation that took place in a 100-year-old North American manufacturer's factory. Lean Today, Rich Tomorrow: Succeeding in Today's Globalization Chaos tells the story of how an obsolete factory destined for closure was transformed into the most productive...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Productivity Press

  4. Lean Waste Stream

    Reducing Material Use and Garbage Using Lean Principles

    By Marc Jensen

    The fact that a process produces garbage is a testament to design inefficiency, and this book explains how to use the nature of that garbage to pinpoint and eliminate those inefficiencies. Lean Waste Stream: Reducing Material Use and Garbage Using Lean Principles supplies an unprecedented look at...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Productivity Press

  5. Making the Case for Change

    Using Effective Business Cases to Minimize Project and Innovation Failures

    By Christopher F. Voehl, H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl

    Series: The Little Big Book Series

    The best time to stop projects or programs that will not be successful is before they are ever started. Research has shown that the focused use of realistic business case analysis on proposed initiatives could enable your organization to reduce the amount of project waste and churn (rework) by up...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Productivity Press

  6. The Basics of Project Evaluation and Lessons Learned, Second Edition

    By Willis H. Thomas

    For some organizations, Lessons Learned (LL) is an informal process of discussing and recording project experiences during the closure phase. For others, LL is a formal process that occurs at the end of each phase of a project. Regardless of when they are performed, if you are a project team member...

    Published August 22nd 2014 by Productivity Press

  7. The Basics of Hoshin Kanri

    By Randy K. Kesterson

    The problem with most Hoshin Kanri books is that they describe a complex methodology that is overwhelming to most leaders and their organizations. The need to essentially change the culture of the entire organization to make Hoshin work isn’t practical for most companies when first starting out.The...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Productivity Press

  8. Out of the Box Thinking for Successful Managers

    By William F. Roth

    During the author’s decades of experience consulting in the corporate world and teaching management theory at the university level, he has often questioned many modern-day management practices. For example, why do so many companies have evaluation and reward systems that force employees to compete...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Productivity Press

  9. Inverting the Paradox of Excellence

    How Companies Use Variations for Business Excellence and How Enterprise Variations Are Enabled by SAP

    By Vivek Kale

    Over time, overemphasis and adherence to the same proven routines that helped your organization achieve success can also lead to its decline resulting from organizational inertia, complacency, and inflexibility. Drawing lessons from one of the best models of success, the evolutionary model,...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Productivity Press

  10. The Lean Management Systems Handbook

    By Rich Charron, H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl, Hal Wiggin

    Performance management, the primary focus of a Lean organization, occurs through continuous improvement programs that focus on education, belief systems development, and effective change management. Presenting a first-of-its-kind approach, The Lean Management Systems Handbook details the critical...

    Published July 11th 2014 by Productivity Press