Removing the Barriers to Efficient Manufacturing : Real-World Applications of Lean Productivity

By (author) Ferguson, Daniel L.

W. Edwards Deming's central premise was that improvements in product quality would increase productivity, improve competitive position, and help ensure long-term survival. Point 12 of his landmark 14 Points for Management says that management's job is to remove the barriers that keep people from taking pride in their work. That's exactly what this book is about. Shedding new light on Deming's 14 Points, Removing the Barriers to Efficient Manufacturing: Real-World Applications of Lean Productivity outlines time-tested organizational structures and methods to help you reduce variability and deliver high-quality products consistently. It describes the financial losses that can occur as a result of variability and details the specific activities management must engage in to avoid these losses and ensure long-term success. Instead of taking you on a "random walk," the book supplies each manufacturing group in your organization with straightforward directions for creating a smooth-running facility with reduced variability. It includes "work assignments" in each chapter that, if completed in the order presented, will guide you through the creation of the Model Vision for your manufacturing facility. It also: Covers key topics on working with people, including training and retraining Supplies pointers for working with unions Considers Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) Describes how to put it all together with action plans The book includes a write up on Deming's famous Red Bead Experiment as well as an introduction to statistical process control techniques in the appendices. Filled with real-world examples and a case study to illustrate essential concepts, the book arms you with the insight and common-sense approaches required to build on Deming's fundamental principles and consistently deliver high-quality products that instill a sense of pride in your workforce.

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[目次]

  • Deming Got it Right. Removing the Equipment Reliability Barrier with Effective Maintenance. Removing the Process Variability Barrier with Automatic. Removing the Product Variability Barrier with Statistical Process Controls. Removing the Raw Material Quality Barrier. SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die). The Process Control Manual. Training and Retraining. Selected Topics on Working with People. Some Pointers on Working with Unions. Organizing for Success. Putting It All Together with Action Plans. A Case Study. Appendices: The Red Bead Experiment. Introduction to Statistical Process Control Techniques.

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書名 Removing the Barriers to Efficient Manufacturing : Real-World Applications of Lean Productivity
著作者等 Ferguson, Daniel L.
書名別名 Real-World Applications of Lean Productivity
出版元 Taylor & Francis Inc
刊行年月 2013.03.01
ページ数 294p
大きさ H254 x W178
ISBN 9781466555518
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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