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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780470148068

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Lean manufacturing is nothing new. Many say it was invented shortly after World War II, when Japanese industrial engineer Taiichi Ohno, together with coworker Shigeo Shingo, developed the Toyota Production System (TPS). Others say Taiichi simply took Henry Ford’s assembly-line way of thinking to the next logical step. Whatever the case, people have been attempting [ ]. Lean For Dummies book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Have you thought about using Lean in your business or organization /5. From Lean For Dummies, 2nd Edition. By Natalie J. Sayer, Bruce Williams. To understand how to apply Lean in any organization, you should know the basics: the principles, the definitions of value and waste, how to lead effectively, and how to define and improve the value stream. You should also be aware of how a Lean leader thinks and acts.   Cheat Sheet for Lean For Dummies From Lean For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Natalie J. Sayer, Bruce Williams To understand how to apply Lean in any organization, you should know the basics: the principles, the definitions of value and waste, how to lead effectively, and how to define and improve the value stream/5(2).

  2 Lean For Dummies About This Book This book makes Lean accessible to you. We wrote it because Lean is applicable everywhere — it’s applicable in large and complex corporations, but also in small businesses and industries, as well as public-sector institutions — at all levels. We wrote this book for you, the individual. is a platform for academics to share research papers. 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 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. 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/5(58).

  Lean for Dummies, not unlike others in the “Dummies” series, is intended to introduce the reader to an unfamiliar book does just that, but also delivers a description of value streams and flow, delves into many of the Lean tools, and spends nearly pages talking about how an organization can set the stage for Lean success.   Leveraging the Lean principle of standardized work, this is his third For Dummies book in three years, having previously coauthored the best-selling Six Sigma For Dummies in and the Six Sigma Workbook For Dummies in /5(6). Lean for Dummies will show you how to do more with less and create an enterprise that embraces change. In plain-English writing, 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. The third edition of Lean Six Sigma For Dummies outlines the key concepts of this strategy and explains how you can use it to get the very best out of your team and your business. The jargon-crowded language and theory of Lean Six Sigma can be intimidating for both beginners and experienced users.