Leading Manufacturing Excellence : A Guide to State-of-the-Art Manufacturing
Patricia E. MoodyISBN: 0471163414; 9780471163411;
In Strategic Manufacturing, management consultant Patricia E. Moody took an in-depth look at practices that enabled companies to improve their manufacturing operations, increase their bottom line, and effectively compete in the global arena. Now, Moody follows up her acclaimed earlier work with Leading Manufacturing Excellence, an updated, expanded edition targeting the latest developments in leading manufacturing techniques. Laying a firm foundation, Moody begins with a brief historical overview tracing the evolution of manufacturing in the United States. From there, she examines current manufacturing strategies—visual systems, teams, compensation, and Kaizen methods—that will help you position your company as a leader in today's competitive global marketplace. Leading Manufacturing Excellence provides a comprehensive framework for understanding and applying these techniques to your own organization. Featuring expert advice and invaluable recommendations from...