Lean Six Sigma That Works

Book description

If lean manufacturing moves your products through processes faster, and Six Sigma improves their quality, just imagine what combining these two powerful disciplines will do for you! Lean Six Sigma That Works provides the key to transforming your results in any manufacturing environment, giving you detailed, practical processes that let you leave the conference room, and get right to work. A strong and sensible combination of the “why” and the “how,” this book gives you a step-by-step improvement plan, plus a thorough understanding of: • cost, cash flow, materials velocity, lead time, balance, waste, and non-value-added processes • value stream mapping and the DMAIC process for solving problems and improving quality profitability • how every form of waste impacts customer satisfaction and the bottom line • and much more Whether you're a seasoned professional, or implementing your first lean sigma project, this invaluable guide offers you a clear path to higher quality, customer loyalty, and increased efficiency.

Table of contents

  1. Contents (1/3)
  2. Contents (2/3)
  3. Contents (3/3)
  4. PART 1 - The What
  5. Chp. 1 - Overview of Lean Six Sigma (1/3)
  6. Chp. 1 - Overview of Lean Six Sigma (2/3)
  7. Chp. 1 - Overview of Lean Six Sigma (3/3)
  8. Chp. 2 - Customer Satisfaction
  9. Chp. 3 - Waste (1/2)
  10. Chp. 3 - Waste (2/2)
  11. Chp. 4 - Value Added, Nonvalue Added,
  12. Chp. 5 - Flow and Pull vs. Push and Batch; (1/3)
  13. Chp. 5 - Flow and Pull vs. Push and Batch; (2/3)
  14. Chp. 5 - Flow and Pull vs. Push and Batch; (3/3)
  15. Chp. 6 - Velocity, Throughput, (1/2)
  16. Chp. 6 - Velocity, Throughput, (2/2)
  17. Chp. 7 - Cost and Profit—Cash Flow (1/2)
  18. Chp. 7 - Cost and Profit—Cash Flow (2/2)
  19. PART 2 - The How
  20. Chp. 8 - The Basic Tools of Lean Six Sigma (1/3)
  21. Chp. 8 - The Basic Tools of Lean Six Sigma (2/3)
  22. Chp. 8 - The Basic Tools of Lean Six Sigma (3/3)
  23. Chp. 9 - Value Stream Mapping (Baselining) (1/4)
  24. Chp. 9 - Value Stream Mapping (Baselining) (2/4)
  25. Chp. 9 - Value Stream Mapping (Baselining) (3/4)
  26. Chp. 9 - Value Stream Mapping (Baselining) (4/4)
  27. Chp. 10 - Lean Engineering Analysis (1/5)
  28. Chp. 10 - Lean Engineering Analysis (2/5)
  29. Chp. 10 - Lean Engineering Analysis (3/5)
  30. Chp. 10 - Lean Engineering Analysis (4/5)
  31. Chp. 10 - Lean Engineering Analysis (5/5)
  32. Chp. 11- Setup Reduction (1/4)
  33. Chp. 11- Setup Reduction (2/4)
  34. Chp. 11- Setup Reduction (3/4)
  35. Chp. 11- Setup Reduction (4/4)
  36. Chp. 12 - 5S (1/3)
  37. Chp. 12 - 5S (2/3)
  38. Chp. 12 - 5S (3/3)
  39. Chp. 13 - Total Productive Maintenance (1/2)
  40. Chp. 13 - Total Productive Maintenance (2/2)
  41. Chp. 14 - Practical Application of Lean Six (1/4)
  42. Chp. 14 - Practical Application of Lean Six (2/4)
  43. Chp. 14 - Practical Application of Lean Six (3/4)
  44. Chp. 14 - Practical Application of Lean Six (4/4)
  45. Chp. 15 - Project: Increase Throughput on an (1/6)
  46. Chp. 15 - Project: Increase Throughput on an (2/6)
  47. Chp. 15 - Project: Increase Throughput on an (3/6)
  48. Chp. 15 - Project: Increase Throughput on an (4/6)
  49. Chp. 15 - Project: Increase Throughput on an (5/6)
  50. Chp. 15 - Project: Increase Throughput on an (6/6)
  51. Chp. 16 - Project: Reducing Jet Ski (1/6)
  52. Chp. 16 - Project: Reducing Jet Ski (2/6)
  53. Chp. 16 - Project: Reducing Jet Ski (3/6)
  54. Chp. 16 - Project: Reducing Jet Ski (4/6)
  55. Chp. 16 - Project: Reducing Jet Ski (5/6)
  56. Chp. 16 - Project: Reducing Jet Ski (6/6)
  57. Chp. 17 - Project: Eliminate Rework— (1/5)
  58. Chp. 17 - Project: Eliminate Rework— (2/5)
  59. Chp. 17 - Project: Eliminate Rework— (3/5)
  60. Chp. 17 - Project: Eliminate Rework— (4/5)
  61. Chp. 17 - Project: Eliminate Rework— (5/5)
  62. Chp. 18 - The Psychology of Lean Six Sigma
  63. Index (1/3)
  64. Index (2/3)
  65. Index (3/3)

Product information

  • Title: Lean Six Sigma That Works
  • Author(s): Bill Carreira, Bill Trudell
  • Release date: October 2006
  • Publisher(s): AMACOM
  • ISBN: 9780814429457