Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions

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CRC Press, May 13, 2005 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
2006 SHINGO PRIZE for EXCELLENCE in MANUFACTURING RESEARCH

Lean production has been proven unbeatable in organizing production operations, yet the majority of attempts to implement lean end in disappointing results. The critical factor so often overlooked is that lean implementation requires day-to-day, hour-by-hour management practices and skil

 

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Contents

The Management System
3
Chapter 2 The Lean Management Systems Principal Elements
19
Chapter 3 Standard Work for Leaders
25
Chapter 4 Visual Controls
39
Chapter 5 Daily Accountability Process
69
Learning Lean Management and Production Supporting Elements of Lean Management
89
The Sensei and Gemba Walks
91
Chapter 7 Leading a Lean Operation
101
Chapter 9 PeoplePredictable Interruption Source of Ideas
137
Chapter 10 Sustain What You Implement
157
Appendix
173
Glossary
191
References
203
Index
205
Back cover
215
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Chapter 8 Solving Problems and Improving ProcessesRapidly
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