Strategic Lean Mapping: Blending Improvement Processes for the Perfect Solution

by: Steve Borris


Abstract: Proven methods are detailed for diagnosing problems, improving processes, and increasing profits. A continuous improvement expert reveals how to visually document your organization's processes and identify problematic issues. Find out how to blend and then apply select techniques from Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, RCM (Reliability-Centered Maintenance), TPM (Total Productive Maintenance), OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency), and other methodologies to implement the perfect solution to the task at hand. Diagrams, charts, and real-world case studies help you to put the concepts presented into practice. This hands-on guide will help small companies, large global organizations, and government agencies alike find ideal solutions for individual processes or projects.
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Title: Strategic Lean Mapping: Blending Improvement Processes for the Perfect Solution

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2012 McGraw-Hill Education, LLC

ISBN: 9780071788557

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Steve Borris is a manufacturing advisor and continuous improvement specialist in the science, food and drink, electronics, textile, optics, electro-mechanics, medicine, and semiconductor industries. His technical expertise includes equipment installation and maintenance, root-cause fault resolution, equipment redesign, calibration, customer support, commissioning, and training. Mr. Borris is currently with SMAS, a Scottish government agency tasked with improving the efficiencies of companies. He also is the author of Total Productive Maintenance (McGraw-Hill, 2006).

Description: Proven methods are detailed for diagnosing problems, improving processes, and increasing profits. A continuous improvement expert reveals how to visually document your organization's processes and identify problematic issues. Find out how to blend and then apply select techniques from Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, RCM (Reliability-Centered Maintenance), TPM (Total Productive Maintenance), OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency), and other methodologies to implement the perfect solution to the task at hand. Diagrams, charts, and real-world case studies help you to put the concepts presented into practice. This hands-on guide will help small companies, large global organizations, and government agencies alike find ideal solutions for individual processes or projects.