ISBN-10:
0071479422
ISBN-13:
9780071479424
Pub. Date:
10/12/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management: The 10-Step Solution Process / Edition 1

Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management: The 10-Step Solution Process / Edition 1

by James Martin

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ISBN-13: 9780071479424
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/12/2006
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author

James William Martin is president of Six Sigma Integration, Inc., a Lean Six Sigma consulting firm, located south of Boston. He has served as an instructor at the Providence College Graduate School of Business since 1988. He instructs courses in operations research, operations management, and economic forecasting, as well as related quantitative subjects, and counsels MBA candidates from government organizations and leading corporations. As a Six Sigma consultant and master black belt for eight years, Mr. Martin has worked with organizations in retail sales, residential and commercial service, banking, insurance, financial services, measurement systems, aerospace component manufacturing, electronic manufacturing, controls, building projects, industrial equipment, and consumer products. He has trained and mentored more than 1,500 black belts, executives, deployment champions, and green belts in Lean Six Sigma methods including supply chain applications. He holds a M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University; M.B.A., Providence College; and B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Rhode Island. He also holds several patents and has written numerous articles on quality and process improvement. He is a member of the Association for Operations Management (APICS) and has certifications in production and inventory management (CPIM) and integrated resource management (CIRM). He is a member of American Society for Quality (ASQ) and is a certified quality engineer (CQE).

Table of Contents

FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Using Lean Six Sigma Methods to Identify and Manage Supply Chain Projects

Chapter 2: Deploying Lean Six Sigma Projects Using Lean Tools

Chapter 3: Demand Management Impact on Lean Six Sigma Projects

Chapter 4: Lead-Time Impact on Lean Six Sigma Projects

Chapter 5: Lean Six Sigma Applications to Materials Requirements Planning (MRPII)

Chapter 6: Identifying Lean Six Sigma Projects Using Inventory Models

Chapter 7: Lean Supply Chains and Third-Party Logistics

Chapter 8: Root Cause Analysis Using Six Sigma Tools (With Operations Research Methods)

Chapter 9: Lean Six Sigma Improvement and Control

Chapter 10: Applying the 10-Step Solution Process

APPENDIX I: IMPORTANT SUPPLY CHAIN METRICS

APPENDIX II: KEY LEAN SIX SIGMA CONCEPTS

CONCLUSION

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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