Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation

ISBN-10: 1563273829

ISBN-13: 9781563273827

Edition: 2009

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Description: At The Danaher Corporation, George Koenigsaecker led the lean transformations of both the automotive and tool groups. He also led The Hon Companys successful lean conversion, which doubled productivity and tripled revenues, leading Industry Weekto recognize HON on their list of the Worlds 100 Best Managed Firms. Written to help executives in determining right from wrongduring a lean initiative, this enjoyable and accessible book shows that lean is more about an approach than it is about tools. Koenigsaecker presents the successful strategies and case histories of several key American leaders who have been instrumental in bringing lean to the forefront of various industries.

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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Productivity Press
Publication date: 5/22/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 162
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
My Journey of Lean Learning: Eleven Corporate Transformations
Deere & Company
Rockwell International
Jake Brake (Danaher)
HON Company
Summary
What Is Lean?
What Toyota Does
Two Pillars
Identifying and Removing Waste
A Problem-Identifying and Problem-Solving System
Summary
Notes
Measurement Can Be Easy
Understanding Financial Measures: Personal Examples
Toyota's True North Metrics
How High Is High?
The Four True North Metrics in Detail
Quality Improvement
Delivery/Lead Time/Flow Improvement
Cost/Productivity Improvement
Outside Purchases
People
Human Development
Linking the True North Metrics with Financial Measures
Summary
Notes
Value Stream Analysis Provides the Improvement Plan-And Kaizen Events Make It Happen
Taking a Walk to Create an Initial-State VSA
Initial-State VSA and the True North Metrics
Helping You See the Waste
Brainstorming to Create an Ideal-State Value Stream
Creating a Future-State Value Stream
Improvement Goals
Work Plan and Responsibilities
The Rule of 5X
A Model Value Stream
The Power of Weeklong Kaizen Events
Summary
Notes
Tactical Organizational Practices
The n/10 Rule
Designing Improvement Teams
Key Event Failure Mode
The 3 Percent Guideline
Administrative Teams
Redeployment
Other Lean Training
Summary
Strategic Organizational Practices
Understanding Governance
Immersion
Guiding Coalition
Communication
Lean Simulation
Strategy Deployment
Antibodies
Lean Year by Year
Year One
Year Two
Year Three
Year Four
Summary
Building a Lean Culture
Defining Culture
The Building Blocks of Lean/Toyota Culture
Serve the Customer
Seek What's Right, Regardless
Decide Carefully, Implement Quickly
Candidly Admit Imperfections
Speak Honestly and with Deep Respect
Go See and Listen to Learn (Genchi Gembutsu)
Deliver on Meaningful Challenges
Be a Mentor and a Role Model
The Action Plan
Giving Your Leadership Team Personal Experience
Daily Improvement
Challenging Your Team to Build Knowledge
Summary
Author's Note
Notes
Index
The Author
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