Strategic Lean Mapping
By (author) Steve Borris
Strategic Lean Mapping by Steve Borris
Book DescriptionProven methods for diagnosing problems, improving processes, and increasing profits In Strategic Lean Mapping, continuous improvement expert Steven Borris 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. Coverage includes: Finding improvement opportunities The five principles of Lean The seven wastes of Lean The big picture map SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis Process mapping Capacity mapping Lean Manufacturing, the value-stream map, and partial value Problem solving and decision making
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780071788557
Classification: Production & quality control management
Format: Hardback (236mm x 154mm x 15mm)
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Steve Borris
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).
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