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Lean Materials Planning and Execution: A Guide to Internal and External Supply Management Excellence [Hardcover]

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Mr. Sheldon does a great job simplifying the ideas of lean within materials management. This book is a must read for all materials managers and supply management executives in the manufacturing industry.
Charles Kenyon, CEO, Multistack

Written in an easy-to-understand how to format, this book provides a complete detailed understanding of lean materials planning and execution in today s high-performance manufacturing organizations. It includes actual applications and examples of the various concepts and delineates a variety of important lean and Class A metrics as tools for achieving maximum effectiveness. All important management systems that are essential to high performance, such as sales and operations planning, clear-to-build and process ownership, are covered.

KEY FEATURES

-Shows how lean and Six Sigma can be integrated effectively with materials management principles and includes actual applications and examples of the various concepts
-Provides an appropriate treatment of the basics and a complete detailed understanding of lean materials management in today s high-performance manufacturing organizations
-Describes applications of pull systems and the differences in approach between execution and planning, and how materials managers can gain maximum effectiveness from management systems and metrics
-Details the necessary roles and responsibilities of top management and production management from the materials perspective to achieve improved organizational results
-WAV offers free downloadable glossary of terms, lean and other high-performance assessment tools, and a set of job descriptions for lean material roles, available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center from jrosspub.com



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Item Specifications...


Pages   272
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.13" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.79"
Weight:   0.75 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 19, 2007
Publisher   J. Ross Publishing
ISBN  1932159657  
ISBN13  9781932159653  


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Creating the Lean Culture  Jun 20, 2008
This book is great in describing management systems that result in continuous improvement in your organization.
"Companies that believe human capital is worth the investment, and demonstrate that, are most often the more successful companies. People skills are frequently the difference between success and mediocrity or even failure." 240
The author writes about company culture having shared goals, predicable processes, open lines of communication, and accountability in management systems. This book helps establish this culture towards continuous improvement.

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Jeremy Sauer
Master Scheduler
Mathews Inc.
CPIM, CIRM, CSCP

 

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