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Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools

Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools Book
Author : Ron Moore
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-04-01
ISBN : 0080468195
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools offers an easy-to-read and comprehensive review of the most important current industrial improvement tools that every manufacturing or industrial executive, operational manager or engineer needs to know, including which tool to use for a particular type of manufacturing situation. But his book goes beyond a simple comparison of improvement tools to show how these tools can be implemented and supported. Instead, it offers a broader strategic explanation of how they relate to one another, and their relative strengths and weaknesses in the larger context of the entire enterprise. It demonstrates how to use these tools in an integrated way such that they are not just be viewed as another “program of the month or management fad. Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools guides the use of these individual management tools within the need for aligning the organization, developing leadership, and managing change, all for creating an environment where these tools will be more successfully applied. Provides an excellent review of the most popular improvement tools and strategies - Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, including 5S, Kanban, Quick Changeover, and Standardization, Total Productive Maintenance, Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Reliability Centered Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance (or Condition Monitoring), and Root Cause Analysis. Illustrates the use of each tool with case studies, using a fictitious company called "Beta International," which continues its journey to business excellence from author's previous book, Making Common Sense Common Practice Describes the foundational elements necessary for any tool to work - leadership, organizational alignment and discipline, teamwork, performance measurement, change management, and the role of innovation. Concludes with a recommended hierarchy for the use of the various tools, and provides enough information so that individual circumstances and issues can be related to these improvement tools, making better decisions and having greater business success.

Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools

Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools Book
Author : Ron Moore
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2006-12-11
ISBN : 9780750679169
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools offers an easy-to-read and comprehensive review of the most important current industrial improvement tools that every manufacturing or industrial executive, operational manager or engineer needs to know, including which tool to use for a particular type of manufacturing situation. But his book goes beyond a simple comparison of improvement tools to show how these tools can be implemented and supported. Instead, it offers a broader strategic explanation of how they relate to one another, and their relative strengths and weaknesses in the larger context of the entire enterprise. It demonstrates how to use these tools in an integrated way such that they are not just be viewed as another "program of the month” or management fad. Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools guides the use of these individual management tools within the need for aligning the organization, developing leadership, and managing change, all for creating an environment where these tools will be more successfully applied. Provides an excellent review of the most popular improvement tools and strategies - Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, including 5S, Kanban, Quick Changeover, and Standardization, Total Productive Maintenance, Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Reliability Centered Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance (or Condition Monitoring), and Root Cause Analysis. Illustrates the use of each tool with case studies, using a fictitious company called "Beta International," which continues its journey to business excellence from author's previous book, Making Common Sense Common Practice Describes the foundational elements necessary for any tool to work - leadership, organizational alignment and discipline, teamwork, performance measurement, change management, and the role of innovation. Concludes with a recommended hierarchy for the use of the various tools, and provides enough information so that individual circumstances and issues can be related to these improvement tools, making better decisions and having greater business success.

Standardized Work with TWI

Standardized Work with TWI Book
Author : Bartosz Misiurek
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-03-30
ISBN : 1498737560
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Standardized Work with TWI: Eliminating Human Errors in Production and Service Processes presents the Training within Industry (TWI) program and describes how it can influence and alter one’s understanding of work standardization. Work standardization is the key to eliminating human errors from manufacturing and service processes. Work standardization is not just the creation of job instructions—it is a comprehensive approach in which employees are formally trained and their skills in the area of work improvement are developed by kaizen sessions. With poor instructions, though, the effectiveness of these two key activities in the work standardization process is practically impossible to achieve. The book introduces you to 41 rules for standard work instruction (SWI) preparation. Following these rules will ensure that the instructions in your company are ideally suited to train operators and improve work. The author developed these rules based on his professional experience and practice within the TWI program in more than 120 manufacturing and service enterprises, while creating thousands of SWIs. These rules are a clear set of signposts that will help you develop a correct SWI on the first attempt without any unnecessary correction of errors. The quality of SWIs significantly affects how on-the-job training sessions are run, as well as how work analysis with respect to improvement is conducted.

Lean Manufacturing in the Developing World

Lean Manufacturing in the Developing World Book
Author : Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz,Aidé Aracely Maldonado-Macías,Guillermo Cortes-Robles
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2014-03-27
ISBN : 3319049518
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents some definitions and concepts applied in Latin America on lean manufacturing (LM), the LM tools most widely used and human and cultural aspects that most matter in this field. The book contains a total of 14 tools used and reported by authors from different countries in Latin America, with definition, timeline with related research, benefits that have been reported in literature and case studies implemented in Latin American companies. Finally, the book presents a list of softwares available to facilitate the tools' implementation, monitoring and improvement.

What Tool When 2nd Edition

What Tool  When  2nd Edition Book
Author : Ron Moore
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2011-06-22
ISBN : 9780983225836
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book describes several of the more common and popular methods, including case studies, being used by manufacturing companies to improve their business. Even before we cover these tools and strategies, we cover several fundamental issues-if present, almost any tool will be effective, but if absent, almost not tool will work, i.e., the need for leadership and several models thereto for creating an environment that brings out the best in people, the need for innovation throughout the organization, including what I call "big innovation" - R&D and new product/process development, but also "little innovation"- using the proper tools in a disciplined way to lower our costs and improve quality so that we have higher margins to pay for the big innovation. We will also cover the use of cross-functional teams in applying these methods, and a process for managing change, as well as a model for measuring performance and demonstrating that operational and business goals have been achieved. Finally, we will review a process that I call business level failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) for identifying the right projects for improvement, and for selecting the right tools for that projects.

Electrical Engineering and Intelligent Systems

Electrical Engineering and Intelligent Systems Book
Author : Sio-Iong Ao,Len Gelman
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-08-01
ISBN : 1461423171
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The revised and extended papers collected in this volume represent the cutting-edge of research at the nexus of electrical engineering and intelligent systems. They were selected from well over 1000 papers submitted to the high-profile international World Congress on Engineering held in London in July 2011. The chapters cover material across the full spectrum of work in the field, including computational intelligence, control engineering, network management, and wireless networks. Readers will also find substantive papers on signal processing, Internet computing, high performance computing, and industrial applications. The Electrical Engineering and Intelligent Systems conference, as part of the 2011 World Congress on Engineering was organized under the auspices of the non-profit International Association of Engineers (IAENG). With more than 30 nations represented on the conference committees alone, the Congress features the best and brightest scientific minds from a multitude of disciplines related to engineering. These peer-reviewed papers demonstrate the huge strides currently being taken in this rapidly developing field and reflect the excitement of those at the frontiers of this research.

Handbook of Advanced Performability Engineering

Handbook of Advanced Performability Engineering Book
Author : Krishna B. Misra
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-11-16
ISBN : 3030557324
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book considers all aspects of performability engineering, providing a holistic view of the activities associated with a product throughout its entire life cycle of the product, as well as the cost of minimizing the environmental impact at each stage, while maximizing the performance. Building on the editor's previous Handbook of Performability Engineering, it explains how performability engineering provides us with a framework to consider both dependability and sustainability in the optimal design of products, systems and services, and explores the role of performability in energy and waste minimization, raw material selection, increased production volume, and many other areas of engineering and production. The book discusses a range of new ideas, concepts, disciplines, and applications in performability, including smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0; cyber-physical systems and artificial intelligence; digital transformation of railways; and asset management. Given its broad scope, it will appeal to researchers, academics, industrial practitioners and postgraduate students involved in manufacturing, engineering, and system and product development.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy Book
Author : Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2015-05-29
ISBN : 1506315054
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Society, globally, has entered into what might be called the "service economy." Services now constitute the largest share of GDP in most countries and provide the major source of employment in both developed and developing countries. Services permeate all aspects of peoples’ lives and are becoming inseparable from most aspects of economic activity. "Quality management" has been a dominating managerial practice since World War II. With quality management initially associated with manufacturing industries, one might assume the relevance of quality management might decrease with the emergence of the service economy. To the contrary, the emergence of the service economy strengthened the importance of quality issues, which no longer are associated only with manufacturing industries but are increasingly applied in all service sectors, as well. Today, we talk not only about product or service quality but have even expanded the framework of quality to quality of life and quality of environment. Thus, quality and services have emerged in parallel as closely interrelated fields. The Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy explores such relevant questions as: What are the characteristics, nature, and definitions of quality and services? How do we define quality of products, quality of services, or quality of life? How are services distinguished from goods? How do we measure various aspects of quality and services? How can products and service quality be managed most effectively and efficiently? What is the role of customers in creation of values? These questions and more are explored within the pages of this two-volume, A-to-Z reference work.

Just in Time Elements and Benefits

Just in Time Elements and Benefits Book
Author : Jorge Luis García Alcaraz,Aide Aracely Maldonado Macías
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-10-31
ISBN : 3319259199
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book reports the elements required for implementing Just in Time (JIT) technique in companies. The main reasons for low implementation processes and the main benefits from the successful implementation of them are highlighted in this book. Structural equation models are presented to help identify the essential elements in JIT.

Lean Construction Management

Lean Construction Management Book
Author : Shang Gao,Sui Pheng Low
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-05-23
ISBN : 9812870148
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book presents a mixed research method adopted to assess and present the Toyota Way practices within construction firms in general and for firms in China specifically. The results of an extensive structured questionnaire survey based on the Toyota Way-styled attributes identified were developed and data collected from building professionals working in construction firms is presented. The quantitative data presented in the book explains the status quo of the Toyota Way-styled practices implemented in the construction industry, as well as the extent to which these attributes were perceived for lean construction management. The book highlights all the actionable attributes derived from the Toyota Way model appreciated by the building professionals, but alerts the readers that some attributes felled short of implementation. Further findings from in-depth interviews and case studies are also presented in the book to provide to readers an understanding how these Toyota Way practices can be implemented in real-life projects. Collectively, all the empirical findings presented in this book can serve to enhance understanding of Toyota Way practices in the lean construction management context. The readers are then guided through to understand the gaps between actual practice and Toyota Way-styled practices, and the measures that they may undertake to circumvent the challenges for implementation. The book also presents to readers the SWOT analysis that addresses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats towards the implementation of the Toyota Way in the construction industry. The book prescribes the Toyota Way model for use in construction firms to strategically implement lean construction management. The checklist presented in the book enables readers to draw lessons that may be used additionally as a holistic assessment tool for measuring the maturity of firms with respect to their Toyota Way implementation. Consequent to this, management would then be in a better position to develop plans for Toyota Way implementation by focusing on weak areas, strengthening them, and thus increasing the likelihood of success in the implementation of the Toyota Way. In a nutshell, this book provides a comprehensive and valuable resource for firms not only in the construction industry but also businesses outside of the construction sector to better understand the Toyota Way and how this understanding can translate to implementation of lean construction/business management to enhance profitability and survivability in an increasingly competitive global market place.

Product Driven Process Design

Product Driven Process Design Book
Author : Edwin Zondervan,Cristhian Almeida-Rivera,Kyle Vincent Camarda
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release : 2020-01-20
ISBN : 311057019X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Product-driven process design – from molecule to enterprise provides process engineers and process engineering students with access to a modern and stimulating methodology to process and product design. Throughout the book the links between product design and process design become evident while the reader is guided step-by-step through the different stages of the intertwining product and process design activities. Both molecular and enterprise-wide considerations in design are introduced and addressed in detail. Several examples and case studies in emerging areas such as bio- and food-systems, pharmaceuticals and energy are discussed and presented. This book is an excellent guide and companion for undergraduate, graduate students as well as professional practitioners.

Impact Analysis of Total Productive Maintenance

Impact Analysis of Total Productive Maintenance Book
Author : José Roberto Díaz-Reza,Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz,Valeria Martínez-Loya
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-10-01
ISBN : 3030017257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book present the state of the art in Total Productive Maintainance (TPM) and its benefits. The authors present a survey applied to 368 manufacturing industries in order to determine their level of execution of TPM. Then a series of causal models are presented. For each model, the authors present a measure of the dependency between the critical success factors and the benefits obtained, allowing industry managers to differentiate between essential and non-essential activities. The content also allows students and academics to obtain a theoretical and empirical basis on the importance of TPM as a lean manufacturing tool in the context of industry 4.0.

Advances in Manufacturing II

Advances in Manufacturing II Book
Author : Adam Hamrol,Marta Grabowska,Damjan Maletic,Ralf Woll
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-04-30
ISBN : 3030172694
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book covers a wide range of management issues, concerning planning, control and continuous improvement. It especially focuses on the management of the enterprise and production processes in the era of globalization, discussing the process of transferring production to developing countries, covering issues in technological culture, and reporting on quality control issues and on problems related to continuous process improvement. Modern strategies such as Six Sigma and lean manufacturing are also discussed. Another topic concerns the management of the education sphere, and how to develop the latter to prepare employees to the changes brought by the technical development. Based on papers presented at the 6th International Scientific-Technical Conference MANUFACTURING 2019, held in Poznan, Poland on May 19–22, 2019, this book bridges issues in quality engineering with concepts of ergonomics and sociology, thus offering a timely, practice-oriented guide to both the engineers and managers of the future.

Building Quality Management Systems

Building Quality Management Systems Book
Author : Luis Rocha-Lona,Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes,Vikas Kumar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2013-06-25
ISBN : 1466565004
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Quality has quickly become one of the most important decision-making factors for consumers. And although organizations invest considerable resources into building the right quality management systems (QMSs), in many instances, the adoption of such quality improvement tools are just not enough. Building Quality Management Systems: Selecting the Right Methods and Tools explains exactly what directors, practitioners, consultants, and researchers must do to make better choices in the design, implementation, and improvement of their QMSs. Based on the authors’ decades of industrial experience working on business improvement projects for multinationals looking to design or improve their QMSs, the book discusses building QMSs based on two important organizational elements: needs and resources. It begins with an overview of QMSs and systems thinking and the impact of QMSs on financial performance. Illustrating the process management approach, it reviews the most well-known business and quality improvement models, methods, and tools that support a major QMS. The authors introduce their own time-tested methodology for designing, implementing, and enhancing your own QMS. Using their proven method, you will learn how to: Implement a strategic quality plan based on your specific needs, capabilities, cost–benefits, policies, and business strategies Select the right models, methods, and tools to be adopted as part of your QMS Understand the critical success factors and implementation challenges Evaluate the level of maturity of your QMS and your implementation efforts Highlighting the importance of quality as a way of life, this book supplies the understanding you’ll need to make the right choices in the development and deployment of your QMS. With a clear focus on business performance and process management, it provides the basis for creating the quality management culture required to become a world-class organization.

Target

Target Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What Tool When and Making Common Sense Two Book Set

What Tool  When  and Making Common Sense   Two Book Set Book
Author : Ron Moore
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2012-06-15
ISBN : 9781941872192
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What Tool? When? - This book describes several of the more common and popular methods, including case studies, being used by manufacturing companies to improve their business. Even before we cover these tools and strategies, we cover several fundamental issues-if present, almost any tool will be effective, but if absent, almost not tool will work, i.e., the need for leadership and several models thereto for creating an environment that brings out the best in people, the need for innovation throughout the organization, including what I call "big innovation" - R&D and new product/process development, but also "little innovation"- using the proper tools in a disciplined way to lower our costs and improve quality so that we have higher margins to pay for the big innovation. We will also cover the use of cross-functional teams in applying these methods, and a process for managing change, as well as a model for measuring performance and demonstrating that operational and business goals have been achieved. Finally, we will review a process that I call business level failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) for identifying the right projects for improvement, and for selecting the right tools for that projects.Making Common Sense Common Practice - An in-depth view into the best practices of the best manufacturing companies in the world. This book presents proven models for achieving world-class performance. Using a case study of a fictional company called Beta International, Moore illustrates how to increase uptime, lower costs, increase market share, maximize asset utilization, apply benchmarks and best practices, ultimately increasing your company's performance. Gain an expert view of plant design, procurement, parts management, installation and maintenance, training, and implementation of a computerized maintenance management system. In discussing the success and failure of the world's premier manufacturers, Moore outlines a stable path of growth for almost any manufacturing company. In today's tough competitive markets, this valuable information greatly enhances your company's chance to succeed and profit.

Tools Methodologies and Techniques Applied to Sustainable Supply Chains

Tools  Methodologies and Techniques Applied to Sustainable Supply Chains Book
Author : Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2020-02-21
ISBN : 3039283189
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Supply chains are currently globalized and companies operate internationally owing to the fact that raw materials, production processes, and the consumption of the final products are carried out in different countries. This implies high material and information flow, which incurs high costs associated with the supply chain and logistics, sometimes up to 60% of the total cost of the product. Therefore, companies seek to optimize their resources to reduce these costs and improve sustainability in a globalized market. This book, entitled Tools, Methodologies and Techniques Applied to Sustainable Supply Chains, contains 15 chapters that report case studies applied to industrial and service sectors. The authors come from areas such as Mexico, Colombia, Italy, Sweden, Slovakia, China, and Australia. They indicate how managers make use of tools and techniques to solve problems associated with supply chains to reduce their cost and remain competitive. A great effort has been made to analyze this problem, and the methodologies are clearly described here to facilitate the reproducibility of each technique and tool. This was done in the hope that hoping that they may one day be applied in more companies.

What Tool When 2nd Edition and Making Common Sense 5th Edition Two Book Set

What Tool  When   2nd Edition and Making Common Sense  5th Edition   Two Book Set Book
Author : Ron Moore
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-11-28
ISBN : 9781941872772
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What Tool? When? - This book describes several of the more common and popular methods, including case studies, being used by manufacturing companies to improve their business. Even before we cover these tools and strategies, we cover several fundamental issues-if present, almost any tool will be effective, but if absent, almost not tool will work, i.e., the need for leadership and several models thereto for creating an environment that brings out the best in people, the need for innovation throughout the organization, including what I call "big innovation" - R&D and new product/process development, but also "little innovation"- using the proper tools in a disciplined way to lower our costs and improve quality so that we have higher margins to pay for the big innovation. We will also cover the use of cross-functional teams in applying these methods, and a process for managing change, as well as a model for measuring performance and demonstrating that operational and business goals have been achieved. Finally, we will review a process that I call business level failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) for identifying the right projects for improvement, and for selecting the right tools for that projects.Making Common Sense Common Practice - An in-depth view into the best practices of the best manufacturing companies in the world. This book presents proven models for achieving world-class performance. Using a case study of a fictional company called Beta International, Moore illustrates how to increase uptime, lower costs, increase market share, maximize asset utilization, apply benchmarks and best practices, ultimately increasing your company's performance. Gain an expert view of plant design, procurement, parts management, installation and maintenance, training, and implementation of a computerized maintenance management system. In discussing the success and failure of the world's premier manufacturers, Moore outlines a stable path of growth for almost any manufacturing company. In today's tough competitive markets, this valuable information greatly enhances your company's chance to succeed and profit.

Selected Readings in Employment and Manpower

Selected Readings in Employment and Manpower Book
Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1964
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Selected Readings in Employment and Manpower book written by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Selected Readings in Employment and Manpower Exploring the dimensions of the manpower revolution

Selected Readings in Employment and Manpower  Exploring the dimensions of the manpower revolution Book
Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1964
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Selected Readings in Employment and Manpower Exploring the dimensions of the manpower revolution book written by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.