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Staying lean: thriving, not just surviving. 2nd ed.

Hines, Peter, Found, Pauline, Harrison, Richard and Griffiths, Gary 2011. Staying lean: thriving, not just surviving. 2nd ed. New York: Taylor & Francis.

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Abstract

The first edition of this highly acclaimed publication received a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Prize in 2009. Explaining how to create and sustain a Lean business, it followed Cogent Power’s first two Lean Roadmaps along their journey. Since then, much has changed. Several members of Cogent Power’s senior management have moved on, steel prices have declined, and the credit crisis has sparked an unstable global economy. Set against these developments, Staying Lean: Thriving, Not Just Surviving, Second Edition reports on Cogent Power’s response to these issues—detailing how they worked through their third Lean Roadmap. It also: * Guides readers with readily reproducible advice and an easy-to-follow model for sustaining Lean improvements * Presents a case study of a successful multinational Lean implementation * Covers a six-year Lean transformation from start to finish, illustrating the application of three distinct roadmaps Focusing on how to sustain change, the new edition of this bestselling reference, illustrates the experience of a multi-national company that successfully implemented Lean in its manufacturing and commercial operations. Based on a model of sustainable change, the text defines by example the elements of successful Lean management that are often difficult to emulate as well as the more visible features of process management.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Additional Information: ISBN: 143982617X
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781439826171
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2019 16:56
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/23273

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