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Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräf...

Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräfte

Lehrbuch mit einer Ãœbersicht der verschiedenen Fertigungstechniken mit über 350 Abbildungen. Ich nutze das Buch als Lehrbuch für meine Vorlesungen zu diesem Thema. Roser, Christoph. “Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräfte“, 260 Seiten, AllAboutLean publishing, 2018 Roser, Christoph. “Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräfte: Studentenversion in Schwarz-Weiß“, 260 Seiten, AllAboutLean publishing, 2018 Dieses Buch richtet sich an Sachbearbeiter und angehende Führungskräfte […]

“Faster, Better, Cheaper” in ...

“Faster, Better, Cheaper” in the History of Manufacturing: From the Stone Age to Lean Manufacturing and Beyond

The industrial revolution, mechanization, water and steam power, computers, and automation have given an enormous boost to manufacturing productivity. “Faster, Better, Cheaper” in the History of Manufacturingshows how the ability to make products faster, better, and cheaper has evolved from the stone age to modern times. It explains how different developments over time have raised […]

The Work of Management

The Work of Management

Author and CEO Jim Lancaster tells a practical and inspiring story on two levels. It’s a close-up, candid look at his personal transformation as a leader. It’s also a practical, in-depth, business case study of Lantech’s lean transformation, relapse, and comeback that American manufacturing – and other industries — can use to profitably transform themselves. […]

Seeing the Whole

Seeing the Whole

For the tens of thousands of users of value-stream mapping at the facility level, Seeing the Whole provides the logical next step, extending the field of view all the way up and down the value stream. In this new action guide, Dan Jones and Jim Womack, co-authors of the best-selling Machine That Changed the World […]

Gemba Walks 2

Gemba Walks 2

In 12 new essays, ranging from the provocative to the practical and written specially for the second edition of Gemba Walks author and management expert Jim Womack reflects on the past 30 years of lean, and assesses the current state of lean today. He also shares thoughts on how lean thinking and practice can continue […]

Lean Product and Process Development ...

Lean Product and Process Development 2

“The P-51 Mustang—perhaps the finest piston engine fighter ever built—was designed and put into flight in just a few months. Specifications were finalized on March 15, 1940; the airfoil prototype was complete on September 9; and the aircraft made its maiden flight on October 26. Now that is a lean development process!” —Allen Ward and […]

Perfecting Patients Journeys

Perfecting Patients Journeys

Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award recipient Healthcare in the United States, and around the world, is facing a crisis brought on by a combination of rising costs, lack of transparency and accountability, and preventable medical errors. Applying lean thinking to improve care is one way that healthcare organizations can engage employees in solving problems […]

Lead with Respect

Lead with Respect

“Lead With Respect is a terrific book that puts the elements of genuine motivation into a broader context and helps leaders translate those principles into action.” —Daniel H. Pink, author of TO SELL IS HUMAN and DRIVE “The Ballé books are a great way to get started or to speed up your pace of transformation, personal and organizational.” —Jim Womack, […]

Womack on Lean Management

Womack on Lean Management

In this special seminar, lean management thought leader James Womack explains how to manage and lead in a lean management system, the successor to obsolete “modern management” methods. Most managers and executives are futilely trying to fix their existing “modern management” systems, descended from methods introduced by Alfred Sloan in the 1920s. Why try to […]

Making Hospitals Work

Making Hospitals Work

For the first time, Making Hospitals Work provides a practical road map for healthcare leaders seeking to create truly lean hospitals. It outlines a clear framework for focusing improvement activities on the most important challenges facing each hospital.