Lean For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives todays 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. Updates and improvements include: People in the past several years, the ways people embrace lean have advanced and broadened. Lean For Dummies, 2nd Edition would address these advancements. Six Sigma + Lean--These two movements have nearly combined, with many organizations embracing both in some manner. Industries--Since the original work was published, more industries--from retail to health care to government, utilities, and even software development organizations--have adopted Lean. Lean For Dummies, 2nd Edition adds considerable information on applying Lean to all industries. Technologies--The role of technology in Lean has advanced considerably over the last several years, and a discussion of the expanding Lean toolbox is warranted. Successes and Failures--People tend to learn from the experience of others, and case studies will be added. This includes the high-profile failures at Toyota itself, the company that essentially invented Lean.
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.
Collana: For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance)
Dimensioni: 234 x 30 x 189 mm
Edizione: 2012 2ª
Pagine Arabe: 388