Sustainable Lean: The Story of a Cultural Transformation by Robert B. Camp

By Robert B. Camp

If you’ve hired specialists and launched into a Lean transformation basically to discover your efforts stall after the experts go away, this booklet will train you what you need to do to stick the path over the long run. utilizing a compelling novel layout, Sustainable Lean: the tale of a Cultural Transformation illustrates the method of imposing a sustainable Lean transformation.

The publication follows Jim, the plant supervisor of an electronics enterprise that has already obvious its first Lean initiative fail. Jim realizes that if he doesn’t act speedy, his task and the roles of everybody within the manufacturing facility should be in jeopardy. Jim meets a Lean advisor who consents to assist him enforce and maintain a brand new transformation. Readers persist with alongside as Jim learns useful classes that aid him and his plant see bills plummet, on-time supply succeed in approximately one hundred pc, and defects drop by way of with regards to eighty percent.

Using basic phrases and an ongoing instance, the booklet demonstrates how one can use top-down metrics to spot strategic and tactical possibilities for development. It describes find out how to behavior Hoshin Kanri (strategic coverage deployment). It additionally describes the connection among top-down metrics, organizational responsibility, the breaking down of "stovepipes," and the concept that of "alignment" that comes approximately because the results of Hoshin Kanri.

Detailing a data-driven method that can assist you set barriers for powerful selection making, this publication will encourage brands to accomplish world-class creation and potency standards—one manufacturing facility, one enterprise at a time.

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