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Lean Six Sigma That Works: A Powerful Action Plan for Dramatically Improving Quality, Increasing Speed, and Reducing Waste
     

Lean Six Sigma That Works: A Powerful Action Plan for Dramatically Improving Quality, Increasing Speed, and Reducing Waste

by Bill Carreira
 

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ISBN-10: 0814473474

ISBN-13: 2900814473473

Pub. Date: 10/12/2006

Publisher: AMACOM

If lean manufacturing moves your products through processes faster, and Six Sigma improves their quality, just imagine what combining these two powerful disciplines will do for you! Lean Six Sigma That Works provides the key to transforming your results in any manufacturing environment, giving you detailed, practical processes that let you leave the conference room

Overview

If lean manufacturing moves your products through processes faster, and Six Sigma improves their quality, just imagine what combining these two powerful disciplines will do for you! Lean Six Sigma That Works provides the key to transforming your results in any manufacturing environment, giving you detailed, practical processes that let you leave the conference room, and get right to work.

A strong and sensible combination of the “why” and the “how,” this book gives you a step-by-step improvement plan, plus a thorough understanding of:

• cost, cash flow, materials velocity, lead time, balance, waste, and non-value-added processes

• value stream mapping and the DMAIC process for solving problems and improving quality profitability

• how every form of waste impacts customer satisfaction and the bottom line

• and much more

Whether you're a seasoned professional, or implementing your first lean sigma project, this invaluable guide offers you a clear path to higher quality, customer loyalty, and increased efficiency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900814473473
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
10/12/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304

Table of Contents

"Introduction: The Why

Part 1 The What

Chapter 1: Overview of Lean Six Sigma

Chapter 2: Customer Satisfaction

Chapter 3: Waste

Chapter 4: Value Added, Non Value Added, Required Value Added

Chapter 5: Flow and P vs. Push and Batch; Balance

Chapter 6: Velocity, Throughput and Lead Time

Chapter 7: Cost and Profit Cash Flow

Part 2 The How

Chapter 8: The Basic Tools of Lean Six Sigma

Chapter 9: Value Stream Mapping (Baselining)

Chapter 10: Lean Engineering Analysis

Chapter 11: Setup Reduction

Chapter 12: 5S

Chapter 13: Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Chapter 14: Practical Application of Lean Six Sigma: Indirect Expenses

Chapter 15: Project: Increase Throughput on an Assembly Line

Chapter 16: Project: Reducing Jet Ski Warranty Costs

Chapter 17: Project: Eliminate Rework–Fiberglass Bath Tubs and Showers

Chapter 18: The Psychology of Lean Six Sigma

Index"

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