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Lean Manufacturing: A Plant Floor Guide
Lean Manufacturing: A Plant Floor Guide takes you on a comprehensive journey through the entire lean implementation process. It is an easy-to-digest reference of lean fundamentals and processes that are mission-critical to a successful lean transformation in any plant.
The Toyota Way
In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability.
Ideas Are Free
Front-line employees see a great many problems and opportunities that their managers don't, but most organizations fail to tap into this extraordinary potential source of revenue enhancement and savings — generating ideas. Ideas Are Free sets out a roadmap for totally integrating ideas and idea management into the way companies are structured and operate. Robinson and Schroeder show how to take advantage of this virtually free, perpetually renewing font of innovation.
Real Numbers: Management Accounting in a Lean Organization
Are you getting a true picture of your company's performance? The disturbing answer, for most senior manager and CFOs today, is no. The culprit? Current management accounting practices produce financial statements that are unnecessarily complex and confusing. As a result, most companies are run by executive who do not fully understand their own financial information.