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Implementing a Lean Management System

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ISBN-10: 1563270854

ISBN-13: 9781563270857

Edition: 1996

Authors: Thomas L. Jackson, Karen R. Jones

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Book details

List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Productivity Press
Publication date: 3/1/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 188
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Publisher's Message
An Introduction To The Lean Management System
What is Lean Management?
The Power of Lean Production
Lean Production Requires Lean Management
The Lean Management System
How Lean Management Improves Strategic Planning
A "Policy Bridge" to Implementation
Organizational Learning
Employee Involvement
Cross-Functional Management
Becoming a Zero-Waste Company
The First Step: Recognizing Waste
The Zero-Waste Goals
A Lean Management System Overview
The Development Framework
Three Cornerstones of Growth
Nine Keys to Development
Five Levels of Organizational Learning
The Business Renewal Process
The Strategic Improvement Cycle
Delta Zero
The Lean Management Tools
Corporate Diagnosis: Meeting Global Standards for Excellence
Lean Management Forms
Lean Management Wall Charts
The Business Renewal Process
Introducing the Nonesuch Casting Company Case
Establishing A Vision
Envision the Future
Analyze Core Capabilities
Revise the Vision
Deploy the Vision
Building a Development Strategy
Conducting a Corporate Strategy
Review Strategic Information
Market Position
Competitor Analysis
Define Strategic Keys
Produce a Development Plan
The Strategic Improvement Cycle
Phase I: Focus
Select an Improvement Theme and Set an Overall Target
Selecting the Theme
Defining a Target
Define Critical Keys and Targets for Each
Determine Critical Control Points
Write Proposed Deployment Plans
Estimate Financial Impacts
Phase II: Standardization
The Process of Standardization
Focus Team Activities
Organize Deployment Teams
Announce Annual Policy and Transmit Deployment Plans
Play Catchball with Deployment Teams
Finalize Budgets
Deployment Team Activities
Collect, Analyze, and Evaluate Data
Determine Critical Checkpoints
Play Catchball
Write and Transmit Action Plans
Implementation Activities by Action Teams
Draw up Workcenter Plans
Assign Targets and Tasks for Worketams
Set Personal Targets and Tasks
Apply Reliable Methods and Improve Current Standards
Phase III: Adherence
Action Team Adherence Activities
Create a Visual Information System
Maintain a Reporting System
Support Continuous Learning in the Workplace
Deployment Team Adherence Activities
Focus Team Adherence Activities
Complete the Plan Summary
Conduct a Corporate Diagnosis
Phase IV: Reflection
Collect Information
Identify Critical Performance Gaps
Identify Emergent Gaps and Barriers
Analyze Gaps and Barriers
Postscript: Continuing the Cycle of Organizational Learning
For Further Reading
About the Authors