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Author Trudell, Bill.

Title Relentless improvement : true stories of lean transformations / Bill Trudell.

Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (xx, 217 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
Contents Ch. 1. A manufacturing family -- ch. 2. My first factory -- ch. 3. Maybe not lean, but lean things -- ch. 4. My first process improvement project -- ch. 5. Process improvement project #2 -- ch. 6. My lean journey begins -- ch. 7. Outboard marine corporation : marine power products group -- ch. 8. Japan -- ch. 9. Lean transformation #1 -- ch. 10. Components plant -- ch. 11. Lean transformation #2 -- ch. 12. Improve design engineering process -- ch. 13. Improve materials management process -- ch. 14. Lean transformation strategies -- ch. 15. Various.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Tracing the author's decades-long continuous improvement journey, Relentless Improvement: True Stories of Lean Transformations walks readers through vivid shop floor experiences to convey a genuine feel for the environments in which Lean Six Sigma transformations occur. Recounting numerous Lean Six Sigma transformations, it illustrates the spectrum of successful operational tactics. The story starts just outside Detroit, Michigan in the 1970s when the auto industry was booming, and most people in the area worked in the car factories, or in one of the component factories that supplied the Big T.
Subject Lean manufacturing.
Manufacturing processes.
Production management.
Organizational change.
Industrial efficiency.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Production & Operations Management.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Engineering.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Technology.
Industrial efficiency. (OCoLC)fst00970970
Lean manufacturing. (OCoLC)fst01746665
Manufacturing processes. (OCoLC)fst01008139
Organizational change. (OCoLC)fst01047828
Production management. (OCoLC)fst01078309
Kwaliteitsverbetering. (NL-LeOCL)078568110
Kwaliteitszorg. (NL-LeOCL)078568072
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Trudell, Bill. Relentless improvement. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2013 9781466554306 (DLC) 2012032353 (OCoLC)777603202
ISBN 1466554312 (electronic bk.)
9781466554313 (electronic bk.)
9781466554306 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1466554304 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000053293912
DEBBG BV042740161
DEBSZ 397458878
NLGGC 397633874

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