Demonstrating how to use mapping as part of a complete system for lean implementation, the authors stress the importance of reaching beyond single-point kaizens to ensure a sustainable lean implementation process. Includes a CD with checklists, forms, and worksheets. Value stream management simplifies planning for lean implementation. It links the metrics and reporting required by management with the tools needed on the manufacturing floor. In this volume, the authors stress the importance of reaching beyond single-point kaizens to ensure a sustainable lean implementation process. The central feature of this work is the value stream management storyboard, a tool representing an eight-step process for lean implementation. The storyboard brings together people, tools, metrics, and reporting into one visual document. The book is packaged with a CD containing a lean assessment tool and a storyboard template, as well as charts, forms, and worksheets.
Libro para aquellos que quieran implementarla metodología LEAN Manufacturing, gestión esbelta o ágil este libro enseña el primer paso que es dibujar los mapas del proceso como esta en la actualidad ver las posibilidades de mejora y de esta forma crear los mapas mejorados futuros.