Are you tired of spending time learning about tools that you can’t seem to find a way to use on a daily basis? Have you spent hours learning more about one tool then you will ever really use? Do you struggle to get all of your leaders to adopt a consistent approach to taking the waste out of their key processes? If so, this workbook can help you avoid having to face similar challenges in the future.
What is the focus of the "Lean Tools" workbook?
In this workbook, the basics of five key lean tools are provided. In addition to covering the basics of each lean tool and how to make a lean transition, this workbook contains 13 different exercises that are designed to help you identify lean transition barriers, reinforce the need for daily tool use, and redesign the jobs of your leaders to make them more customer value and waste reduction focused.
Why is this workbook important?
The content of this workbook focuses on the types of changes you need to make in order to get all of your people to use lean improvement tools on a consistent basis. If you want to make lean thinking a daily habit across your organization, or simply within your own team, consider spending the time to read this workbook and complete the workbook exercises.
Who can benefit from using this product?
The "Fundamentals of Lean Tools and Concepts" workbook is designed to help anyone who wants to begin using lean tools and concepts to reduce waste in the key processes they are responsible for. The tools you will learn to use will also give you better lean implementation results in less time and at a lower cost. The “Lean Tools” workshop can be customized to meet the needs of any workplace.
What will you get on the "Lean Tools" CD?
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Would you like to see how this course is taught by the developer before you try to teach it yourself? Would you like to have a team of your people work together in a workshop facilitated by this product’s creator? If so, consider holding a “Lean Tools and Concepts” workshop for your company. For a 25 person group, the total cost of this course is normally less than $100 per person!
Who created this workbook?
The “Lean Tools” workbook and workshop was designed by Kevin McManus, who has served as an industrial engineer, Production Manager, Plant Manager, and Director of Quality during his 25 year business career. He has also served as an Examiner, Senior Examiner, and Alumni Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for seven years. Kevin also writes the monthly Performance Improvement column for Industrial Engineer magazine.
Would you like to learn more about lean tools and concepts?
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