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10 Essentials for High Performance Quality in the 21st Century

by Stamatis, Diomidis H.

<P>As a society, we tend to reward problem solvers, rather than those who prevent problems at their source. In other words, we focus on after-the-fact occurrences <EM>(appraisal activities)</EM> instead of trying to eliminate these occurrences ...

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20 Keys to Workplace Improvement

by Iwao Kobayashi

<p><em>20 Keys</em> has helped many manufacturing companies integrate the top manufacturing improvement methods into a coordinated system for drastic and continual improvement in involvement, quality, and productivity. This program provides the ...

ISBN: 9781351470353

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5 Pilares de la Fabrica Visual

La fuente para la implantacion de las 5S

by Hiroyuki Hirano

<p>Las fbricas son organismos vivos. Los organismos se mueven y cambian en una relacion flexible con su entorno. Un ambiente sucio, desorganizado no conduce a la mejora. Un entorno deprimente no inspira a los trabajadores hacia su potencial ...

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5S para todos

5 pilares de la fabrica visual

by Hiroyuki Hirano

<p>Las 5S son el lugar de comienzo para cualquier actividad o programa de mejora en su lugar de trabajo. Aqui esta la clave del exito para cualquier proceso de cambio que quiera usted implementar en la fabricaci?n. Este libro le ayuda a ...

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5S Video Participants Guide

by Press Productivity

<p>This is the Participant Guide that summarizes key concepts from the video, provides reflection exercises for internalizing information as well as worksheets and checksheets to guide participants during implementation work on the floor. This ...

ISBN: 9781351470148

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7 Fundamentals of an Operationally Excellent Management System

by Lutchman, Chitram

<P>Developing and maintaining a disciplined management system provides any organization with a blueprint for exceptional performance and success. Indeed, for larger multinational corporations, a management system is a critical component for ...

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A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Second Edition

by Krishnamoorthi, K.S.

<P>Completely revised and updated, <STRONG>A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Second Edition</STRONG> contains virtually all the information an engineer needs to function as a ...

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A Guide to Effective Internal Management System Audits: Implementing internal audits as a risk management tool

by Nichols, Andy

<p>In this book the author explains how to transform internal audits from simple ISO compliance checking exercises into a transformational tools that the organization can use to assist with the management of risk, and implement improvements to ...

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A Guide to Lean Six Sigma Management Skills

by Gitlow, Howard S

<i>In summary, the purpose of Six Sigma management is to "promote joy in work" for all employees so that they have the energy to participate in the improvement and innovation projects identified from the organizational dashboard! </i> ...

ISBN: 9781420084177

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A Guide to Supply Chain Management

The Evolution of SCM Models, Strategies, and Practices

by Alexandre Oliveira & Anne Gimeno

<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> <B>Managing supply networks for innovation and competitive advantage: Concepts, models, roadmaps, and more</B> </P> <UL> <LI> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Capture, organize, and fully utilize your #1 supply chain ...

ISBN: 9780133820935

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A Practical Approach to Performance Interventions and Analysis

50 Models for Building a High-Performance Culture

by Gene E. Fusch & Richard C. Gillespie

<p>Imagine your best possible organization: a place where people strive for continuous improvement, communicate clearly and honestly, freely share information, respect their colleagues and leaders, make a difference -- and achieve truly ...

ISBN: 9780133040579

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A Tale of Two Systems: Lean and Agile Software Development for Business Leaders

by Levine, Michael K.

<P>This business parable reviews two different systems development projects. One project was an abject, expensive failure, while the other succeeded in creating a major new revenue stream, bringing in new customers. By reviewing the tales of ...

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A Tale of Two Transformations: Bringing Lean and Agile Software Development to Life

by Levine, Michael K.

<P>There are many books that seek to explain Lean and Agile software that offer theory, techniques, and examples. Michael Levine's first book, <EM>A Tale of Two Systems</EM>, is one of the best, synthesizing Lean manufacturing and product ...

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Accelerated Life Models: Modeling and Statistical Analysis

by Bagdonavicius, Vilijandas

The authors of this monograph have developed a large and important class of survival analysis models that generalize most of the existing models. In a unified, systematic presentation, this monograph fully details those models and explores areas

ISBN: 9781420035872

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Accelerating Process Improvement Using Agile Techniques

by Jacobs, Deb

<b>Accelerating Process Improvement Using Agile Techniques</b> explains how agile programming is applied to standard process improvement. By applying agile techniques, IT organizations can speed up process improvement initiatives, minimize the ...

ISBN: 9781420031157

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Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control, Second Edition

by Schilling, Edward G.

<P><U><STRONG>State-of-the-Art Coverage of the Most Widely Used Acceptance Sampling Techniques</STRONG></U><BR><EM>Cohesively Incorporates Theory and Practice</EM></P> <P>Reflecting the recent resurgence of interest in this field, ...

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Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control,Third Edition

by Edward G. Schilling & Dean V. Neubauer

<p><em>Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control, Third Edition</em> presents the state of the art in the methodology of sampling while integrating both theory and best practices. It discusses various standards, including those from the ISO, ...

ISBN: 9781351647076

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Accounting in the Lean Enterprise: Providing Simple, Practical, and Decision-Relevant Information

by McVay, Gloria

<P>Despite the obvious need for transparency, a company's Lean results can continue to hide behind the mask of traditional accounting and dilute the benefits of a Lean implementation. When your organization opts to go Lean, you must empower your

ISBN: 9781420088595

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Achieving HR Excellence through Six Sigma

by Bloom, Daniel

<P>Although world-class firms like GE and Motorola have relied on Six Sigma to build their performance cultures, these processes are all too often left out of human resources (HR) functions. This lack of Six Sigma principles is even more ...

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Achieving Lean Changeover: Putting SMED to Work

by Henry, John R.

<P>Defined as the total process of converting a line or process from one product to another, changeover will not only help your organization improve quality and flexibility, but it will save thousands and sometimes even tens of thousands of ...

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