Fix Your Supply Chain: How to Create a Sustainable Lean Improvement Roadmap

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CRC Press, May 21, 2009 - Business & Economics - 214 pages
Written by business leaders for business leaders, this book explores successful supply chain improvement requirements and improvement methodologies, along with their strengths and limitations. It covers the use of these techniques in a story about Twin City Manufacturing, a fictitious company based on the authors actual experiences. The principles
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Seven Components of Sustainable Supply Chain Improvement
1
Chapter 2 Improvement Methodologies Six Sigma Lean Theory of Constraints and SCOR
17
Chapter 3 Sustainable Improvement Roadmap Comparing Continuous Improvement Strategies
47
Creating the Vision
67
Chapter 5 The Role of the CEO and Leadership Team Implementing the Methodology
107
Chapter 6 The Role of Leadership in Creating a Sustainable Improvement Roadmap
147
Chapter 7 The Role of Absolute Commitment in Creating and Maintaining Sustainable Improvement
163
Resources
181
About the Authors
185
Index
187
Back cover
193
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Paul Husby is affiliated with the 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dan Swartwood is Director of Process and Supply Chain Design for Satellite Logistics Group in Houston, Texas.

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