This unique guide details a revolutionary approach to lean systems.
Whereas traditional lean techniques suffer from less-than-inspiring results, Quantum Lean (QL) rethinks this subject and provides an overdue remedy.
The key to this breakthrough is that QL approaches lean systems from an entirely different perspective than conventional methods.
Instead of focusing on resource utilization, QL centers on achieving efficiency from the standpoint of a company's product.
The benefits from this simple departure are vast and wide-ranging.
In terms of speed, effectiveness, and sustainability, QL offers a superior process for transforming an enterprise and gives practitioners a way to avoid the shortcomings that are commonplace in conventional lean.In addition to being geared toward lean practitioners and consultants, the book is also useful for the C-suite, managers, supervisors, technical staff, and rank-and-file employees.
It is intended for those who work in all economic sectors, including services, manufacturing, and government. Key Features: Provides easy-to-understand QL analysis techniques that are much simpler than standard lean methods and offer uncomplicated rules of thumb for determining priorities and improvement targets; Details a win/win/win scenario for customers, employees, and shareholders that focuses on a company's product, avoids conflicting objectives, and enables every stakeholder to benefit; Identifies and eliminates previously overlooked waste by analyzing operations from a QL standpoint; Shows how to gain greater buy in and sustainability for lean initiatives by avoiding employee defensiveness and creating a genuine problem-solving mindset throughout an organization.
Removes the steep learning curve often associated with conventional techniques and promotes rapid implementation from analysis to results; WAV features an overall equipment effectiveness data collection form, a time study data collection sheet, and a standard work priority method, among other valuable documents-available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center.