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Fast Track to Waste-Free Manufacturing on Audio Cassette: Straight Talk from a Plant Manager
By Brand: Productivity Press
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ean: 9781563272783, isbn: 1563272784,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Manufacturing in the United States is currently undergoing a major transition. Most manufacturers still do not see that their enemy is not the competition but rather their own outdated system of production. Batch, or mass, manufacturing is still the preferred system of production for most U.S.-based industry. To survive and become globally competitive, manufacturers will have to put aside old paradigms and completely change their existing system of production. In Fast Track, John Davis details


America's Assembly Line
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
The mechanized assembly line was invented in 1913 and has been in continuous operation ever since. It is the most familiar form of mass production. Both praised as a boon to workers and condemned for exploiting them, it has been celebrated and satirized. (We can still picture Chaplin's little tramp trying to keep up with a factory conveyor belt.) In America's Assembly Line, David Nye examines the industrial innovation that made the United States productive and wealthy in the twentieth century.


The Profit Pattern: The Top 10 Tools to Transform Your Business: Drive Performance, Empower Your People, Accelerate Productivity and Profitability
By Made for Success and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781982603311, isbn: 1982603313,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
Tap into solutions for the top ten challenges every business encounters and learn the keys to transform your business today.Learn the key solutions to solve the ten proven, repeatable and beatable challenges that every business encounters. Whether you are a startup, restructuring, or escalating to a higher level, you can grow your business, improve performance, and improve efficiency starting right now with the help of The Profit Pattern.This is an insider's look at the strategies behind


Cheap Is Good: How to Cut Costs, Boost Profits and Transform Your Culture with Lean Management
By Bob Cooper
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Every year, good businesses fail because their systems are broken. Many more are in chaos - they don't fail, but they don't make any real profit either. Their teams are stretched to the breaking point, their operations go wrong at every turn, and their customers are dissatisfied and angry...but it doesn't have to be that way.  In this audiobook, you'll discover Lean management, a transformative system characterized by continuous improvement and respect for people. Cheap Is Good shares the


Growth in the Age of Complexity
By McGraw-Hill Education
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
A new lens on growth and a critical set of strategies for navigating a complex world Growth is rarely in a straight line. It is tempting to think otherwise, particularly when looking in the rear view mirror, but anyone faced with plotting the coordinates for a company's growth knows the fallacy of this notion. As much as we like to think of corporate leaders executing sure-fire growth strategies, the truth is far messier: it's more an act of exploration and discovery than a step-by-step


Evolution of Broadcast Content Distribution
By Springer
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ean: 9783319834115, isbn: 3319834118,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
This book discusses opportunities for broadcasters that arise with the advent of broadband networks, both fixed and mobile. It discusses how the traditional way of distributing audio-visual content over broadcasting networks has been complemented by the usage of broadband networks. The author shows how this also gives the possibility to offer new types of interactive or so-called nonlinear services. The book illustrates how change in distribution technology is accelerating the need for


Operations Management: Integrating Manufacturing and Services [With CD (Audio)]
By Irwin/McGraw-Hill
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ean: 9780071117241, isbn: 0071117245,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Previously known as ''Fundamentals of Operations Management, Operations Management: Integrating Manufacturing and Services (with Student CD and PowerWeb) 5/e'' offers a broad and relatively non-quantitative overview of the field of operations management and provides a ''big picture'' perspective that should appeal to a variety of business majors-not just those students majoring in operations management. Reflecting the background of its authors, ''Operations Management: Integrating Manufacturing


Dictionary of Logistics and Supply Chain Management / Fachwörterbuch Logistik und Supply Chain Management
By Brand: Publicis
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ean: 9783895783265, isbn: 3895783269,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
The contents of this dictionary are the result of many years work in production, purchasing, distribution, trade and traffic as well as information and communication. Enlarged by about 700 new terms, with now about 14,300 entries in both directions, this dictionary is an important tool for all those who take part in the logistics and supply chain process. The dictionary also covers topics such as customer-, employee-, competition- and process-orientation, time management, innovative strength,


Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball
By Unknown
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Predictably Irrational meets Moneyball in ESPN veteran writer and statistical analyst Keith Law's iconoclastic look at the numbers game of baseball, proving why some of the most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, explaining what numbers actually work, and exploring what the rise of Big Data means for the future of the sport. For decades, statistics such as batting average, saves recorded, and pitching won-lost records have been used to measure individual players' and teams' potential and


Supply Chain Collaboration: How to Implement CPFR and Other Best Collaborative Practices (Integrated Business Management Series)
By Brand: J Ross Pub
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ean: 9781932159165, isbn: 1932159169,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Ron Ireland was one of the leaders in Wal-Mart's effort to develop its supply chain processes for collaborative forecasting and replenishment execution using retail links for communicating point-of-sale, forecasts, and inventory information to its suppliers. As a result he helped pioneer the retail industry standard called Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR). This collaborative process, which involves sharing information with supply chain partners in real-time, enables


Costovation: Innovation That Gives Your Customers Exactly What They Want--And Nothing More
By HarperCollins Leadership on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781721348183, isbn: 1721348182,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Wow your customers . . . with ''less.'' Cut costs-it's a common corporate refrain. But if you constantly slash expenditures, what happens to innovation? How can you stay competitive and satisfy customers? Costovation solves the dilemma of how to spend less and innovate more. The book's revolutionary approach broadens the definition of innovation beyond products to the business model itself. With costovation, you let go of assumptions, take a fresh look at the market, and relentlessly focus on


Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball; Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781538412459, isbn: 1538412454,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
The ESPN writer presents an argument for a more accurate measurement of baseball player performance through the use of sabermetrics, as opposed to more antiquated methods that rely on irrelevant statistics and subjective observations..


The Practice of Supply Chain Management: Where Theory and Application Converge (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science)
By Brand: Springer
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ean: 9781402074417, isbn: 1402074417,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
For over a decade, there has been an increasing interest in the use of supply chain methods to improve performance across the entire business enterprise. Numerous industries have recognized the importance of efficient supply chain integration, and, as a result, supply chain management has become a standard part of business practice. The Practice of Supply Chain Management: Where Theory and Application Converge is a must-have volume for users of supply chain management methods, supply chain


How to Kill a Unicorn: How the World's Hottest Innovation Factory Builds Bold Ideas That Make It to Market
By Recorded Books
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
Today, innovation is seen by business leaders and the media as the key to growth and success - a burning issue in every company, from startups to the Fortune 500. In this space, Fahrenheit 212 (dubbed ''The Epicenter of Innovation'' by Esquire) is viewed as a high-performance innovation SWAT team, able to solve the most complex, mission-critical challenges. In its first 10 years of life, under Mark Payne, Cofounder, President, and Head of Idea Development, Fahrenheit 212 has worked with such


TPM Simplified
By Ade World LLC
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
It's time once again to make much of a simple concept; that two groups with different names, languages, and cultures might put aside their old habits, pettiness, and grudges, recognize the overwhelming alignment of their most critical self-interests, and join their complementary strengths to achieve unprecedented peace, harmony, and productivity. That's the concept behind total productive maintenance (TPM), where maintenance and production personnel cooperate to define, standardize, allocate


Isn’t it Obvious: Retailing and the Theory of Constraints
By HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
A breakthrough solution is exposed when some unexpected events force Caroline and Paul, a married couple working for their family's retail business, to make a few small changes in the way things are done. A solution that propels the family's regional chain of stores into a very profitable, rapidly growing, international enterprise. If there is a hint of Jonah, from The Goal, reappearing in this novel, it is Henry, the soon-to-retire president and majority owner of the company who logically


The Project Manager's MBA: How to Translate Project Decisions into Business Success
By Gildan Media, LLC
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Project managers are no longer judged by the technical success of their projects alone. They're also held accountable for their contributions to the company's financial goals. Yet most project managers don't have the business knowledge necessary to make project-based decisions that lead to bottom-line success. In this audiobook, Dennis Cohen and Robert Graham, both former university professors and experienced project management consultants, provide the skills that, until now, could be gained


The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation
By Gildan Media, LLC
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
How can great companies do everything right - identify real customer needs, deliver excellent innovations, beat their competitors to market - and still fail? The sad truth is that many companies fail because they focus too intensely on their own innovations, and then neglect the innovation ecosystems on which their success depends. In our increasingly interdependent world, winning requires more than just delivering on your own promises. It means ensuring that a host of partners - some visible,


The Lean CEO: Leading the Way to World-Class Excellence
By McGraw-Hill Education on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781511312547, isbn: 1511312548,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
Drawing on in-depth interviews with some of the best known Lean-practicing CEOs, this groundbreaking book shows how to implement lean in virtually every type of company and facet of the organizationAs organizations strive to do more with less, many are turning to Lean methodology, which is based on the same techniques that propelled the legendary turnaround of Japan’s industrial sector after World War II. Few leaders, however, understand that the real secret behind Lean is a comprehensive


Evolution of Broadcast Content Distribution
By Springer
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ean: 9783319459721, isbn: 3319459724,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
This book discusses opportunities for broadcasters that arise with the advent of broadband networks, both fixed and mobile. It discusses how the traditional way of distributing audio-visual content over broadcasting networks has been complemented by the usage of broadband networks. The author shows how this also gives the possibility to offer new types of interactive or so-called nonlinear services. The book illustrates how change in distribution technology is accelerating the need for



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