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Inhaltsangabe: We are pleased to present Kaizen Demystified, perfectly timed for today s ever-changing and ever-demanding business environment requiring improved processes. Whether your industry is manufacturing, healthcare, financial, education, armed forces, services, government, or the construction industry, or, you are a manager, supervisor, team leader, or a front-line worker, this book will provide new insights and ideas for managing and facilitating continuous improvement and problem solving projects (i.e., Kaizen Events). Kaizen Demystified provides a simple and practical approach detailing five distinct methods on how Lean (and Six Sigma) tools and concepts can quickly and efficiently be applied and managed to solve business problems and improve processes. The five types of Kaizen Events detailed in this book are the: (1) Standard 5 Day Kaizen Event, also referred to as a Kaizen Blitz or Rapid Improvement Event, (2) Rolling Kaizen Event, (3) Web Based Kaizen Event, (4) Today's Kaizen Event, and (5) Wiki (or Quick) Kaizen Event. Each type will be thoroughly explained to demystify what it may mean for you. This book also includes a section (chapter) on Kaizen Event Leadership and provides a listing of common issues facing the leader of a Kaizen Event as well as suggested how-to leadership skills to address those issues. (This being one of the most important aspects of Kaizen Events.) Kaizen Demystified will certainly support, supplement, and/or enhance your current Kaizen or Lean thinking and, most importantly, the doing and sustaining. In the end, there will be no mystery!
About the Author: Jayant Trewn, PhD Jayant Trewn is an Industrial Engineer specializing in Quality Systems design, development, implementation, and management. Jayant has accumulated over a decade of experience working in healthcare organizations such as Spectrum Health Medical Group, Beaumont Hospitals, and Lason Systems where he built healthcare delivery process improvement programs based on Lean, Six Sigma, and PDCA concepts. Jayant has authored the book Multivariate Statistical Methods in Quality Engineering and he has been published in international journals. He holds a Doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering from the College of Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. He earned his MBA in Information Systems at Wayne State University and his Bachelor of Engineering degree from Madras University, India. Todd Sperl Todd Sperl is an enthusiastic, creative speaker and process improvement expert who looks beyond today s problems to find tomorrow s solutions. As Owner and Managing Partner of Lean Fox Solutions, Todd s vision is to improve the patient care experience from one healthcare touch point to the next. As a Master Black Belt and Lean Sensei, Todd s exceptional track record of process improvement has been based on his philosophy of total enterprise engagement in change. Todd received his BS in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and an MS in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from St. Mary s University in San Antonio, Texas. Rob Ptacek Rob Ptacek is a Partner in the Global Lean Institute and President and CEO of Competitive Edge Training and Consulting, a firm specializing in leader and organizational development, and Lean Enterprise transformations. Rob holds a BS in Metallurgical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Masters of Management from Aquinas College. Rob has held leadership positions in Quality, Sales, and Operations Management, and has over 25 years of practical experience implementing continuous improvements in a variety of industries. Deborah Salimi, Project Management Professional (PMP), PhD Deborah brings a practical approach to Lean, based on applied learning. Her experience spans three continents in manufacturing, project management, logistics, not for profit health care and higher education. She co-founded and is a key leader at the Lean Gulf Institute, spreading Lean awareness, professional development and empowerment through process improvement activities. She holds an Engineering degree from Boston University, an MBA and PhD.
Buchbeschreibung MCS Media, Inc., 2013. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 098980304X
Buchbeschreibung MCS Media, Inc.; 1st edition (November 12, 2013), 1900. Paperback. Buchzustand: Brand New. 1st edition. 426 pages. 9.40x7.50x0.90 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 098980304X