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Jumbo

The Making of the Boeing 747

by Clive Irving

<p>The Jumbo made world travel commonplace and yet it very nearly broke the company that made it. This is the inside story of the men who, against all odds, brought the Boeing 747 into being.</p> <p><strong>Praise for the hardback version of ...

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Kaizen Assembly: Designing, Constructing, and Managing a Lean Assembly Line

by Ortiz, Chris A.

It is easy to learn the philosophy and the concepts of kaizen. It is quite another challenge to translate the philosophy into action. While most books expound on the underlying principles and theory, Kaizen Assembly: Designing, Constructing, and

ISBN: 9781420006605

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Kanban for the Supply Chain: Fundamental Practices for Manufacturing Management, Second Edition

by Cimorelli, Stephen

<P>Following in the footsteps of its popular predecessor, the second edition of this workbook explains how to apply kanban replenishment systems to improve material flow. <STRONG>Kanban for the Supply Chain: Fundamental Practices for ...

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Kansei Innovation: Practical Design Applications for Product and Service Development

by Nagamachi, Mitsuo

<P>Developed in the early 70s in Japan, the Kansei Engineering (KE) method gives you the tools to develop profitable and well-received products and services. Written by the founder of KE, MitsuoNagamachi, and co-authored by one of his proteges, ...

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Leadership Basics for Frontline Managers: Tips for Raising Your Level of Effectiveness and Communication

by Templeman, Bill

<P>Training for frontline managers and supervisors is being ignored as a business improvement tactic at the worst possible time. As management jobs become increasingly complex, we continue to be inundated with the latest methods for improving ...

ISBN: 9781482219968

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Leading Effective Virtual Teams: Overcoming Time and Distance to Achieve Exceptional Results

by Settle-Murphy, Nancy M.

<P>A proliferation of new technologies has lulled many into thinking that we actually have to think <I>less </I>about how we communicate. In fact, communicating and collaborating across time, distance, and cultures has never been more complex or

ISBN: 9781466557871

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Lean Maintenance

A Practical, Step-By-Step Guide for Increasing Efficiency

by Javier Girón Blanco & Torsten Dederichs

<p>The book is about applying Lean manufacturing principles to industrial maintenance in order to improve the efficiency and be able to do more with the same (or less) resources. By industrial maintenance we mean the maintenance that takes place

ISBN: 9781351712729

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Lean Management System LMS:2012: A Framework for Continual Lean Improvement

by Levinson, William A.

<P>The success of a Lean manufacturing program depends far more on organization-wide leverage of Lean manufacturing tools than it does on the tools themselves. To this the organization must add the human relations aspects that earn buy-in and ...

ISBN: 9781466505384

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Lean Manufacturing: Tools, Techniques, and How to Use Them

by Feld, William M

There are some very good books available that explain the Lean Manufacturing theory and touch on implementing its techniques. However, you cannot learn "how to be" lean from merely reading the theory. And to be successful in the real-work ...

ISBN: 9781420025538

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Lean Production for Competitive Advantage

A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition

by John Nicholas

<p>Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition introduces Lean philosophy and illustrates the effective application of Lean tools with real-world case studies. ...

ISBN: 9781498780919

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Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices

by Nicholas, John

<P>The Lean concepts and principles described in this book have revolutionized manufacturing practice and business conduct in a manner similar to what Henry Ford's system did for mass manufacturing. Lean production however, involves much more ...

ISBN: 9781439894163

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Lean Refining: How to Improve Performance in the Oil Industry

by Mr. Lonnie Wilson

<p><em>Lean Refining: How to Improve Performance in the Oil Industry</em> addresses the tremendous opportunities this quality improvement system can exploit to achieve huge financial gains, while simultaneously improving morale, timeliness, ...

ISBN: 9780831194475

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Lean RFS (Repetitive Flexible Supply): Putting the Pieces Together

by Glenday, Ian Fraser

<P>Is it possible to be repetitive <I>and </I>flexible-at the same time? Using proven examples and quantifiable evidence, <B>Lean RFS (Repetitive Flexible Supply): Putting the Pieces Together </B>demonstrates that repetitive <I>flexible ...

ISBN: 9781466578203

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Lean Six Sigma in Service: Applications and Case Studies

by Furterer, Sandra L.

<P>In real life, data is messy and doesn't always fit into normal statistical distributions. This is especially true in service industries where the variables are, well, variable and directly related to and measured by the constantly changing ...

ISBN: 9781420079104

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LEAN Supply Chain Planning: The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today's VUCA World

by Packowski, Josef

<P>Delivering excellent service to all customers is the key imperative for many sustainable businesses. So why do so many supply chains struggle to fulfill customer requirements at competitive costs? The answer is simple: traditional supply ...

ISBN: 9781482205343

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Lean TRIZ

How to Dramatically Reduce Product-Development Costs with This Innovative Problem-Solving Tool

by H. James Harrington

<p>Lean TRIZ is a new workshop-based process that brings together teams to focus on specific processes, evolutionary product designs, and improvement opportunities. It combines the insight of TRIZ with the simplicity of Value Engineering, ...

ISBN: 9781351642996

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Local Exhaust Ventilation: Aerodynamic Processes and Calculations of Dust Emissions

by Logachev, Ivan

<P><EM><STRONG>Control Harmful Emissions and Improve Work Conditions</STRONG></EM></P> <P></P><B> <P>Local Exhaust Ventilation: Aerodynamic Processes and Calculations of Dust Emissions </B>examines how emissions inherent to production processes ...

ISBN: 9781498720649

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Machinist Question Answers

by Manoj Dole

<p>Machinist Question Answers is a simple e-Book with all about the latest & Important Machines, Hand Tools & Instruments used in Mechanical Engineering & ITI courses like Machinist, Fitter, Turner, Tool & Die Maker. It contains objective ...

ISBN: 9781310151644

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Magic Machines

Shelby and Clarence the Clayosaurus Discover Stereolithography

by Karl Denton

<p>Ever want to know how 3D printers work?&nbsp; This book was written for grade school level students and explaines the process in simple but efective terms.&nbsp; Discover how stereolithography can create anything you want...</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001680966

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Maintenance Costs and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

by Diego Galar, Peter Sandborn & Uday Kumar

<p>Authors have attempted to create coherent chapters and sections on how the fundamentals of maintenance cost should be organized, to present them in a logical and sequential order. Necessarily, the text starts with importance of maintenance ...

ISBN: 9781351650236

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