How To Implement Lean Manufacturing, Second Edition

byLonnie Wilson

Hardcover | March 17, 2015

How To Implement Lean Manufacturing, Second Edition by Lonnie Wilson
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Cutting-edge Lean manufacturing strategies

Thoroughly updated with the latest trends and new global case studies, How to Implement Lean Manufacturing, Second Edition, explains how to implement this powerful formula for eliminating waste, controlling quality and inventory, and improving overall performance across an enterprise environment. The book addresses the engineering and production aspects as well as the business culture challenges.

This practical guide describes the Toyota Production System (TPS) and specifies the distinct order in which Lean techniques should be applied to achieve maximum gains. By using the proven methods in this definitive resource, you can implement a successful Lean transformation in your organization. Find how to:

  • Create and deploy enterprise-wide strategies and goals
  • Improve speed and quality and dramatically lower costs
  • Reduce variation in the manufacturing system in order to reduce inventory
  • Reduce lead times to improve responsiveness and flexibility
  • Sustain process gains
  • Perform system-wide value-stream evaluations
  • Manage constraints and reduce bottlenecks
  • Implement cellular manufacturing

    New material in the Second Edition reveals how to:

    • Avoid the typical management pitfalls and implementation errors that virtually guarantee a Lean transformation will fail
    • Implement the new skills of Lean leadership, including its six key elements
    • Shape and manage your culture using the five cultural change leading indicators
Lonnie Wilson, a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Six Sigma trainer, has 20 years of experience in manufacturing management with an international oil company. In 1990, he started Quality Consultants which serves small firms and Fortune 500 companies in both the U.S. and Mexico. Mr. Wilson has taught for the El Paso Community C...
Title:How To Implement Lean Manufacturing, Second EditionFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.4 X 8.4 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:9.4 X 8.4 X 1.2 inPublished:March 17, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071835733

ISBN - 13:9780071835732

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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