ISBN-10:
0471246484
ISBN-13:
9780471246480
Pub. Date:
03/08/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
The Kaizen Blitz: Accelerating Breakthroughs in Productivity and Performance / Edition 1

The Kaizen Blitz: Accelerating Breakthroughs in Productivity and Performance / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471246480
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/08/1999
Series: National Association of Manufacturers Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

ANTHONY C. LARAIA is a Director of the Association forManufacturing Excellence.

PATRICIA E. MOODY is a manufacturing management consultant and wasformerly editor of AME's Target magazine. She has published sevenbooks and dozens of articles on manufacturing management.

ROBERT W. HALL is one of the founders of the AME, and is currentlyEditor-in-Chief of AME's Target magazine. He has authored orcoauthored five previous books related to lean manufacturing, andis the Professor of Operations Management, Kelly School ofBusiness, Indiana University.

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Table of Contents

The Power of the Kaizen Blitz, Learning by Doing.

The Context of Kaizen.

Improvement Strategy: Implementing the Big Picture.

Getting Ready for Kaizen.

Timeprints and Takt Times.

How to Tell if There is Improvement: Adding Value;
Subtracting Waste.

Uncovering the Flows-Establishing and Clarifying ProcessFlows.

Forms, Charts, Measurements.

Sustaining the Gain.

Lean Leadership.

Don't Look Back.

Index.

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