Reinventing Lean

Written By Gerhard Plenert
Reinventing Lean
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 July 2010
  • ISBN : 008046503X
  • Pages : 328 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Reinventing Lean written by Gerhard Plenert which was release on 26 July 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Most books on Supply Chain Management simply focus on how to move materials and key resources throughout an industrial enterprise. Reinventing Lean shows how SCM can be made “Lean, leading to much more reliable, cost-effective and competitive Supply Chain Management (SCM). In this book, the reader will find a collection of management tools that will help to implement Lean principles, and to understand the components of an integrated Supply Chain Management system. Moreover, the book will show that to make Lean SCM effective, both the functional management tools as well as an enterprise-wide cultural readiness are needed in order to lay the groundwork for a World Class Lean Supply Chain. Reinventing Lean will carefully lead engineers and manufacturing managers on how to adopt a cutting-edge Lean Supply Chain strategy. The book will lay out various proven approaches to incorporating Lean and SCM practices, by focusing on the ways in which SCM relates to materials, money, and information movement within the manufacturing environment. And because Reinventing Lean recognizes that a successful Lean SCM system cannot be achieved unless an organization supports team integration and the willingness to adapt to change, it provides not only the technical tools but also methods for changing company cultural factors that can make it all come together for a successful operation. Industrial engineers and plant managers, with strong backgrounds in SCM, will learn how lean management principles can be utilized to make their organizations leaner, more efficient, and more competitive Readers will find out how to lay out various approaches to incorporating Lean and SCM practices Readers can learn how to customize a cutting-edge Lean Supply Chain strategy which will give a distinct advantage over the competition

Reinventing Lean

Reinventing Lean
  • Author : Gerhard Plenert
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-26
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : Most books on Supply Chain Management simply focus on how to move materials and key resources throughout an industrial enterprise. Reinventing Lean shows how SCM can be made “Lean, leading to much more reliable, cost-effective and competitive Supply Chain Management (SCM). In this book, the reader will find a collection ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : "Bohdan W. Oppenheim has pulled together experience-based insights of experts across industry, government, and academia into a comprehensive sourcebook for lean systems engineering principles and practices. This book can educate those new to lean engineering, as well as provide new insights and enablers that best-in-class organizations will want to adopt." —...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-28
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : Whether it's because of a lack of understanding, poor planning, or a myriad of other things, 50 to 60 percent of the IT effort in most companies can be considered waste. Explaining how to introduce Lean principles to your IT functions to reduce and even eliminate this waste, Lean Management Principles for ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-11
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2002-05-16
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18
  • Total pages : 275
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : This book is the first of two volumes presenting a business model to add value through Procurement. Including several case studies of successful implementation, it demonstrates how the increasing complexity of the business environment requires a significant intervention on the management of processes and information within individual organizations and through ...

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  • Release Date : 2011-12-31
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Summary : Many organizations find supply chain management an essential prerequisite to building a sustainable competitive edge for their services or products. While interest in SCM is enormous, lack of theoretical frameworks and real world applications often characterizes research in the field, and effective management of the supply chain remains elusive. Supply ...

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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-11-03
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : A facility-wide improvement initiative is expensive in terms of both time and money. Perhaps the most disappointing thing about them is that they often end up as temporary measures that may produce early results but are unsustainable in the long run. The unseen cost is that after they see such ...

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-05-10
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : For most businesses, success is fleeting. There are only two real choices: stick with the status quo until things inevitably decline, or continuously change to stay vital. But how? Bestselling leadership and management guru Jason Jennings and his researchers screened 22,000 com­panies around the world that had been cited as ...

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  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Total pages : 73
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : Production Planning and Control draws on practitioner experiences on the shop floor, covering everything a manufacturing or industrial engineer needs to know on the topic. It provides basic knowledge on production functions that are essential for the effective use of PP&C techniques and tools. It is written in an ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-07-05
  • Total pages : 357
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : The book focuses on the context of social and political keitsdiskussion sustainability and the growing difficulties in road freight with the question of how rail services can be practically integrated into the value network of industrial and commercial enterprises. The integration of the material and information flows to the large ...

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  • Author : Gerhard J. Plenert
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Total pages : 259
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : We live in a world where we try to solve similar problems in structurally the same way. But they simply are not optimally solved all the same. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics addresses the issue of optimizing the planning and scheduling process and asks the question; "Is there ...

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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2021-06-15
  • Total pages : 398
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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Summary : This report investigates the role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in helping developing countries participate in global value chains (GVCs). It combines the perspectives and strategies from three types of players: multinational corporations, domestic firms and governments. It aims to provide practical guidance for developing countries to develop strategies that ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-02-11
  • Total pages : 207
  • ISBN : 008046503X
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