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Creating Your Lean Future State : How to Move from Seeing to Doing, (With CD-ROM)

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Title: Creating Your Lean Future State : How to Move from Seeing to Doing, (With CD-ROM)
Author: Don Tapping, Tom Luyster
ISBN: 1563272482 / 9781563272486
Format: Soft Cover + CD ROM
Pages: 128
Publisher: Productivity Press
Year: 2006
Availability: 2 to 3 weeks
  • Description
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In Creating Your Lean Future State: How to Move from Seeing to Doing, Tom Luyster and Don Tapping detail the implementation of lean after the creation of current and future state maps. Follow the case study of a manufacturing company that has already created a Future State Map, as the authors show step-by-step how to focus on key information, visually manage product flow, and level production.

This workbook :

  • Distills a complex lean implementation process into a three-step system: Stabilize, Standardize, Simplify.
  • Shows how to apply lean tools in sequence to launch an implementation.
  • Pulls together detailed descriptions of lean tools usually found only in separate publications, including demand planning, visual layout, and heijunka.
  • Displays all tools and techniques in their proper context
  • Includes a CD with blank worksheets you can use in your own lean implementation.
  • Get the benefits promised by your future state map, and implement a lean system that will stick without backsliding.


Stage 1 : Stabilize
Chapter 1 : Demand Planning
Chapter 2 : Self-Evaluation

Stage 2 : Standardize
Chapter 3 : Visual Layout and Visual Address System
Chapter 4 : Visual Production Process
Chapter 5 : Load Leveling or Heijunka and The Material Handler

Stage 3 : Simplify
Chapter 6 : Opportunities for Simplification
Chapter 7 : Q & A

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