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作者 Bradley, James R. (James Robert), author
書名 Improving business performance with Lean / James R. Bradley
出版項 New York, New York (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Business Expert Press, 2015
國際標準書號 9781631570520 e-book
9781631570513 paperback
book jacket
版本 Second edition
說明 1 online resource (xii, 255 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
系列 Supply and operations management collection, 2156-8200
Supply and operations management collection. 2156-8200
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-250) and index
1. A brief introduction to Lean -- Part I. Basics of Lean -- 2. The motivation for implementing Lean -- 3. A framework for applying Lean -- 4. How to map and analyze a process -- 5. The need for reduced variation in processes -- Part II. Lean tools -- 6. Simplify and streamline -- 7. Standardize -- 8. Visual systems -- 9. Mistake-proof processes and product designs -- 10. Synchronize -- 11. Collocate -- 12. Reduce changeover time -- Part III. Implementing Lean -- 13. Successful implementation of Lean -- 14. Conclusions and summary -- Part IV. Practice -- 15. Exercises -- 16. Case studies -- Appendix. The effect of variation on Kanban systems -- Notes -- References -- Index
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This book is a concise introduction to the essential concepts and tools used in the Lean method for improving business processes. It constitutes a sufficient toolkit to enable practitioners to quickly start using Lean to improve business processes in their workplace. Alternatively, it can also serve as a textbook in undergraduate or master's programs. This book succinctly describes the benefits of Lean in manufacturing, sales, administration, distribution, health care, and other industries, as well as providing a step-by-step description of how Lean is applied
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: 9781631570513
主題 Lean manufacturing
continuous improvement
lead time reduction
Lean manufacturing
Lean Six Sigma
process analysis
process improvement
process management
process mapping
value stream mapping
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