Table of Contents for Improving Business Processes Using Lean


Chapter 1 A Brief Introduction to Lean
1(8)
PART I BASICS OF LEAN
9(58)
Chapter 2 The Motivation for Implementing Lean
11(16)
Chapter 3 A Framework for Applying Lean
27(4)
Chapter 4 How to Map a Process
31(18)
Chapter 5 The Need for Reduced Variation in Processes
49(18)
PART II LEAN TOOLS
67(94)
Chapter 6 Simplify and Streamline
69(10)
Chapter 7 Standardize
79(12)
Chapter 8 Visual Systems
91(10)
Chapter 9 Mistake-Proof Processes and Product Designs
101(8)
Chapter 10 Synchronize
109(12)
Chapter 11 Collocate
121(20)
Chapter 12 Reduce Changeover Time
141(20)
PART III IMPLEMENTING LEAN
161(26)
Chapter 13 Successful Implementation of Lean
163(20)
Chapter 14 Conclusions and summary
183(4)
Appendix: Case Studies 187(24)
Notes 211(4)
References 215(2)
Index 217