The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence A Leaders Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellen...
The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence: A Leaders Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence
By Larry E. Fast
2011 233 Pages | ISBN: 1439876045 | PDF | 6 MB
Explaining how to implement and sustain a top-down strategy for manufacturing excellence, provides a comprehensive, proven approach for delivering world-class performance while also cultivating the right culture through leadership and mentoring.
Tapping into four decades of leadership experience, 35 years of it in the manufacturing industry, Larry Fast explains how to achieve vertical and horizontal alignment across your organization. He details a clear pathway to excellence via the 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence and provides a method for tracking progress-plant by plant and function by function. Emphasizing the importance of using Lean and Six Sigma tools to improve your business, the book:
Integrates strategy and leadership development
Paves a path for culture change-Operator-Led Process Control (OLPC)-that prepares hourly employees to take control of their processes and prepares management to enable them to do it
Details an audit process for tracking progress and ensuring sustainability
Includes a CD with color versions of the images in the book as well as a sample Manufacturing Excellence Audit, a sample Communications Plan, and a sample Training Plan that can all be easily customized for the readers use
This resource-rich book will allow you to spell out leadership expectations and provide your employees and associates with a clear understanding of their individual roles. Helping you keep everyone in your organization focused during the quest towards sustainable manufacturing excellence, the accompanying CD supplies the tools you and your team will need to pursue it with passion, confidence, and urgency.
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