Ready to implement better, faster, cheaper, more-profitable processes in your organization? Lean Six Sigma Demystified, Second Edition, shows you how to use proven techniques for simplifying, streamlining, and optimizing business practices for maximum productivity and profitability.
Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide covers the fundamental methods and tools of Lean Six Sigma. You’ll get details on reducing defects and deviation, sustaining improvements, and achieving laser-focused process innovations. Measurement systems analysis (MSA), Design for Lean Six Sigma, and statistical tools such as analysis of variance (ANOVA) are also discussed. Clear examples, helpful diagrams, and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam reinforce key concepts.
Paperback: 496 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 2 Edition (December 9, 2010)
Author: Jay Arthur
Category: Business Books, Lean Six Sigma Books
A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO THE ART OF PROJECT AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
This book is supported by The Project Workout Live online resource (go to www.live.projectworkout.com)
Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: FT Press; 4th Edition (February 25, 2010)
Author: Robert Buttrick
Category: Business Books, Project Management Books
A Practical, Hands-on Guide to Lean Manufacturing
This real-world resource offers proven solutions for implementing lean manufacturing in an enterprise environment, covering the engineering and production aspects as well as the business culture concerns. Filled with detailed examples, the book focuses on the rapid application of lean principles so that large, early financial gains can be made.
How to Implement Lean Manufacturing explains Toyota Production System (TPS) practices and specifies the distinct order in which lean techniques should be applied to achieve maximum gains. Global case studies illustrate successes and pitfalls of lean manufacturing initiatives.
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1st Edition (August 11, 2009)
Author: Lonnie Wilson
Category: Business Books, Manufacturing Books