Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Lean Manufacturing Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 403 new and published books in the subject of Lean Manufacturing — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. The Customer-Driven Organization

    Employing the Kano Model

    By Lance B. Coleman, Sr.

    Does your organization provide customer satisfaction or does it inspire customer loyalty? Which is more important? See how lessons learned from the service sector were applied to manufacturing and other diverse settings, including the nonprofit sector and even on one’s own home front.Exploring the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Productivity Press

  2. New JIT, New Management Technology Principle

    By Kakuro Amasaka

    New JIT, New Management Technology Principle contains the previously published, updated, and new works of renowned scientist, scholar, and consultant Kakuro Amasaka. This book details the Just-in-Time (JIT) quality management strategy, exploring the cutting edge of a new management technology...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Productivity Press

  3. The Results Facilitator

    Expert, Manager, Mentor

    By Marvin T. Howell

    A facilitator has been traditionally defined as someone who helps a group of people understand their objectives, and assists them in planning to achieve them, without taking a position in the discussion. Recently, the International Standards Organization’s (ISO’s) implementation and other long-term...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Productivity Press

  4. The Lean Expert

    Educating and Elevating Lean Practitioners Throughout Your Organization

    By Joseph Niederstadt

    The Lean Expert: Educating and Elevating Lean Practitioners Throughout Your Organization outlines a method that can help organizations engage associates and empower them to achieve "expert status" in the nine core principles of Lean. By implementing the Lean Discipline Expert process detailed in...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Productivity Press

  5. Grow Your Factory, Grow Your Profits

    Lean for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Enterprises

    By Timothy McLean

    When I was first given the job of managing a small plastics factory back in 1989, I quickly realized that most of the books and teaching on Lean Manufacturing were designed for big companies and were not relevant to my factory.—Tim McleanThe last 25 years has seen Tim lead and assist over 100 small...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Productivity Press

  6. Root Cause Analysis

    A Step-By-Step Guide to Using the Right Tool at the Right Time

    By Matthew A. Barsalou

    Although there are many books on root cause analysis (RCA), most concentrate on team actions such as brainstorming and using quality tools to discuss the failure under investigation. These may be necessary steps during RCA, but authors often fail to mention the most important member of an RCA...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Productivity Press

  7. Lean Safety Gemba Walks

    A Methodology for Workforce Engagement and Culture Change

    By Robert B. Hafey

    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...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Productivity Press

  8. Lean for Banks

    Improving Quality, Productivity, and Morale in Financial Offices

    By Bohdan W. Oppenheim, Marek Felbur

    Most banking institutions suffer from numerous inefficiencies, such as poor planning; inadequate coordination and communication; ineffective processes, tools, and workflow; and excessive bureaucracy. Lean for Banks describes in easy language how to use Lean and Six Sigma management practices to...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Productivity Press

  9. Lean Human Performance Improvement

    By Jerry L. Harbour

    As companies continue their efforts to improve work performance, they must ensure that their ongoing Lean activities include a healthy appreciation for, and recognition of, human performance. Ignoring the human component of work performance can be a recipe for unnecessary waste, inefficiency, and...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Productivity Press

  10. The Lean Anthology

    A Practical Primer in Continual Improvement

    By Rebecca Goldberg, Elliott N. Weiss

    The Lean Anthology: A Practical Primer in Continual Improvement presents operations management case studies that illustrate a Lean process improvement journey. Ideal for non-engineers, adult learners, and corporate or business education settings, this book can help you and your organization...

    Published November 2nd 2014 by Productivity Press