Take charge and engage your enterprise in a Lean transformation
Have you thought about using Lean in your business or organization, but are not really sure how to implement it? Or perhaps you're already using Lean, but you need to get up to speed. Lean For Dummies shows you how to do more with less and create an enterprise that embraces change. In plain-English, this friendly guide explores the general overview of Lean, how flow and the value stream works, and the best ways to apply Lean to your enterprise.
This revised edition includes the latest tools, advice, and information that can be used by everyone — from major corporations to small business, from non-profits and hospitals to manufacturers and service corporations. In addition, it takes a look at the successes and failures of earlier Lean pioneers — including Toyota, the inventors of Lean — and offer case studies and hands-on advice.
The latest on the Six Sigma and Lean movements
The role of technology and the expanding Lean toolbox
Case studies enhance the material
Lean For Dummies gives today's business owners and upper level management in companies of all sizes and in all industries, the tools and information they need to streamline process and operate more efficiently.
Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- Title Page
- Part I: Lean Basics
- Part II: The Lean Culture
- Part III: Understanding Flow and the Value Stream
- Part IV: The Lean Toolbox
- Part V: The Lean Enterprise
- Part VI: The Part of Tens
- Cheat Sheet
- Title: Lean For Dummies, 2nd Edition
- Release date: April 2012
- Publisher(s): For Dummies
- ISBN: 9781118237724