Quantum Leap: The Next Generation

Quantum Leap: The Next Generation

by Dean Gilliam
     
 

ISBN-10: 1932159444

ISBN-13: 9781932159448

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Ross, J. Publishing, Incorporated

"The Quantum Leap: Next Generation documents the forces shaping today's demand-driven markets and equips organizations with the knowledge and insight to navigate the transition to Demand Flow Technology - a unique combination of innovative management philosophy, revolutionary manufacturing practices, and flexible employees." The first edition of The Quantum Leap…  See more details below

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"The Quantum Leap: Next Generation documents the forces shaping today's demand-driven markets and equips organizations with the knowledge and insight to navigate the transition to Demand Flow Technology - a unique combination of innovative management philosophy, revolutionary manufacturing practices, and flexible employees." The first edition of The Quantum Leap played a key role in some of the most dramatic manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This update of the original looks at the impact and implications of recent industry trends, new technologies, and emerging business practices. But the focus remains the same: how to build sustainable competitive advantage by responding to customer demand in real time, every day. The Quantum Leap: Next Generation provides a mathematically based roadmap for implementing DFT and making the customer the center of the manufacturing company's universe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932159448
Publisher:
Ross, J. Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Message from Dean Gilliam
About JCIT International
Ch. 1A global perspective1
Ch. 2A view to manufacturing7
Ch. 3Strategy and technology for world-class success15
Ch. 4Flow technology for world-class manufacturing25
Ch. 5Customer responsiveness and linear planning47
Ch. 6Kanban pull and backflush techniques69
Ch. 7Group technology and machine cells87
Ch. 8Product design for demand flow manufacturing99
Ch. 9DFT procurement forecasting & quality source management123
Ch. 10Total employee involvement153
Ch. 11Total quality control175
Ch. 12Demand flow185
Ch. 13Achieving a commitment to world-class excellence197
Ch. 14The role of information systems in DFT203
Ch. 15Embracing the strategy and implementing the technology215

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