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  (Productivity Press: Boca Raton, FL) -- Already proven to increase efficiencies in the manufacturing sector, standard work has become a key element in reducing process waste, ensuring...
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(Productivity Press: Boca Raton, FL) -- The Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance defines safety as “the maintenance of peace of mind.” Without peace of mind, or the serenity brought about by a safe...
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Of the 100 companies named to Fortune magazine’s list of the world’s largest companies in 1956, only 29 of them remain on that list today. Many lost their way because they failed to recognize the...
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(Productivity Press: Boca Raton, FL)-- Providing the insight and tools needed to improve the perception your customers have about the quality of your product or service, Your...
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(Productivity Press: Shelton, CT) -- Demystifying the application of lean methods is the goal behind author Drew Locher’s Lean Office and Service Simplified: The Definitive How-To Guide from...
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(Productivity Press: Boca Raton, FL) -- What does the production line at a car manufacturer have to do with a doctor scrubbing in for brain surgery? A lot, as it turns out. For almost 10 years...
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(Productivity Press: New York) --Toyota Kaizen Methods: Six Steps to Improvement focuses on the skills and techniques practiced inside Toyota Motor Corp. during the past decades. This workbook...
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(Productivity Press: New York) -- The lean concepts and principles described in John Nicholas’ Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management...
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(Productivity Press: New York) -- Although it is a given that most lean companies adopt methods to standardize cyclical activities, they often fail to apply the same rigor to noncyclical work,...
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(Productivity Press: NY) -- One size does not fit all. While Jack Welch is very intelligent, he doesn’t know other businesses as well as those who work in them every day. Many companies have...