A Factory of One: Applying Lean Principles to Banish Waste by Daniel Markovitz

By Daniel Markovitz

Most enterprise readers have heard of the tilt ideas built for factories—a set of instruments and concepts that experience enabled businesses to dramatically increase caliber through decreasing waste and errors—producing extra whereas utilizing much less. but in the past, few have famous how appropriate those robust principles are to members and their day-by-day paintings. all people at a table, drafting desk, pc, or working desk needs to (like a manufacturing facility) take care of the problem of decreasing the waste that creeps into their paintings. an analogous Lean ideas that experience more suitable efficiencies at the manufacturing facility ground may be simply as powerful—in truth, way more so—in assisting participants increase own functionality.

Winner of a 2013 Shingo examine book Award!

A manufacturing unit of 1: utilizing Lean ideas to Banish Waste and enhance your individual Performance describes how one can foster a brand new approach and increase your functionality via utilising Lean how to your paintings. It interprets robust Lean instruments resembling visible administration, circulate, pull, 5S, and kaizen on your day-by-day paintings, revealing how they could support to enhance potency, decrease waste, and hyperlink you ever extra heavily to consumer worth. this custom may also help you enhance larger self-awareness, extra disciplined problem-solving talents, and the facility to self-correct blunders.


This booklet not just presents the instruments, but additionally teaches you the way to discover the basis factors underlying your inefficiencies so that you can get rid of them completely. it's going to show you how to instantly enhance own productiveness whereas constructing the abilities wanted for non-stop development. It contains real-world examples that illustrate how those ideas were effectively utilized throughout a number industries. offering the fitting mixture of what-to-do with why-to-do it, the textual content info a step by step method of utilising Lean rules in your paintings.


Listen to what Daniel Markovitz has to assert approximately his new ebook, A manufacturing facility of One.


Part One — half

View the book's site at www.afactoryofone.com.

View the author’s site at www.timebackmanagement.com.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Factory of One: Applying Lean Principles to Banish Waste and Improve Your Personal Performance PDF

Similar medical administration & policy books

Jonas and Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States, Tenth Edition

This 10th variation of a vintage textbook, up-to-date in November 2013 with a loose, downloadable bankruptcy at the cheap Care Act (ACA), offers the severe concerns and middle demanding situations surrounding our future health care procedure. Designed for graduate and complex undergraduate scholars, it comprises the contributions of best thinkers, educators, and practitioners who offer an in-depth and target appraisal of why and the way we arrange health and wellbeing care the best way we do; the big effect of health-related behaviors at the constitution, functionality, and value of the health and wellbeing care supply approach; and different rising and recurrent concerns in well-being coverage, future health care administration, and public overall healthiness.

Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition

This publication disseminates present info concerning the modulatory results of meals and different foodstuff elements on habit and neurological pathways and, importantly, vice versa. This levels from the neuroendocrine regulate of consuming to the results of life-threatening disorder on consuming habit. the significance of this contribution to the medical literature lies within the proven fact that nutrients and consuming are an integral part of cultural history however the results of perturbations within the food/cognitive axis will be profound.

Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe für Pflegeberufe (Krankheitslehre) (German Edition)

Die Kombination macht's - Medizin & PflegeDer neueste Wissensstand der Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe mit allen relevanten medizinischen Informationen für Pflegende jetzt in einem Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk vereint. - Aktuelles Wissen in drei Rubriken: Grundlagen - Gynäkologische Erkrankungen - Schwangerschaft, Geburt und Wochenbett- Praxisnah: wichtigste Pflegetechniken, Patientenbeobachtungen, Lebenssituation der Patientinnen- Jetzt mit neuen Inhalten: Pflege bei onkologischen Erkrankungen, wichtigste gynäkologische Operationen und begleitende pflegerische Maßnahmen sowie Pathologie des Neugeborenen- Plus: Fallbeispiele zu wichtigen gynäkologischen Erkrankungen - inklusive Lernkontrollfragen mit Musterlösungen- Inhaltlich orientiert an den Lehrplänen und den Anforderungen in der Praxis- Idealer Begleiter für Pflegeauszubildende, Pflegepädagogen und Fachdozenten

To Save Humanity: What Matters Most for a Healthy Future

"The UN was once no longer created to take mankind to heaven, yet to save lots of humanity from hell. " --Dag Hammarskjöld, United countries Secretary-General 1953-1961The flip of the twenty first century used to be an target low element within the heritage of human wellbeing and fitness: AIDS was once scourging Africa, thousands of girls died every year in baby delivery, and billions suffered less than malnourishment and poverty.

Extra info for A Factory of One: Applying Lean Principles to Banish Waste and Improve Your Personal Performance

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 27 votes

Related posts