Going Lean: How the Best Companies Apply Lean Manufacturing Principles to Shatter Uncertainty, Drive Innovation, and Maximize Profits

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Table of Contents
Permissionsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Solving the Mystery of Success1
PART IFROM CRISIS TO EXCELLENCE9
1 ; ;Awash in Chaos!11
2 ; ; ;Shattering the Illusion of Stability29
3 ; ; ;Creating a Roadmap for Change46
4 ; ; ;A New System of Management64
PART IITHE FOUNDATIONAL ELEMENTS79
5 ; ; ;Leading through Measurement81
6 ; ; ;From Supply Chains to Value Streams102
7 ; ; ;Leveling Process Variation123
8 ; ; ;To Push or to Pull?145
PART IIIIMPLEMENTING LEAN DYNAMICS163
9 ; ; ;A Plan for Action165
10 ; ; ;Structuring the Transformation182
11 ; ; ;Making Lean Dynamics Succeed196
12 ; ; ;Conquering the Crisis205
Appendix: Constructing the Value Curve213
Glossary219
Notes227
Index257
About the Author265

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Table of Contents v
  • Permissions vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Going Lean xiii
  • Introduction - Solving the Mystery of Success 1
  • Part I - From Crisis to Excellence 9
  • One - Awash in Chaos! 11
  • Two - Shattering the Illusion of Stability 29
  • Three - Creating a Roadmap for Change 46
  • Four - A New System of Management 64
  • Part II - The Foundational Elements 79
  • Five - Leading through Measurement 81
  • Six - From Supply Chains to Value Streams 102
  • Seven - Leveling Process Variation 123
  • Eight - To Push or to Pull? 145
  • Part III - Implementing Lean Dynamics 163
  • Nine - A Plan for Action 165
  • Ten - Structuring the Transformation 182
  • Eleven - Making Lean Dynamics Succeed 196
  • Twelve - Conquering the Crisis 205
  • Appendix - Constructing the Value Curve 213
  • Glossary 219
  • Notes 227
  • Index 257
  • About the Author 265
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