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Author McLoughlin, Collin, author.

Title True Kaizen : management's role in improving work climate and culture / Collin McLoughlin, Toshihiko Miura
Edition 1st
Published New York : Productivity Press, 2017
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Contents Cover -- Advance Praise -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Foreword -- Preface -- THE MANAGEMENT EQUATION -- Productivity -- Authors -- Chapter 1: Why Leadership Matters -- MAINTAINING A HOLISTIC PERSPECTIVE -- Diagnosing -- Adapting -- Communicating -- The Ability to Assess a Situation -- Effectiveness: Doing the Right Thing Efficiently -- Effective Observation -- Management by Walking Around -- Management Two Layers Down -- Starting With a Theme -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2: The True Meaning of Kaizen -- Difference between Kaizen and Improvement -- Who Performs Kaizen in Your Company? -- The Power of 100 Ideas a Year -- The Contagious Power of Kaizen -- Inspiration Directly into Practice on the Shop Floor -- The Process of Kaizen -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3: Monozukuri -- The Art of Making: Monozukuri -- Employeesâ#x80;#x99; Collective Mindset -- Work Environment Affects Performance -- Itâ#x80;#x99;s All About Trust -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Communicating the Workplace Culture -- Toyotaâ#x80;#x99;s Two Pillars -- Workplace Communication -- The Importance of Frontline Supervisors -- Skills to Management Level -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5: Management Mindset -- Confronting Waste -- Providing a Challenging Environment is Essential -- Setting Challenging Goals -- Blending Kaizen and a Management Mindset -- Kaizen Suggestion System -- TOTO -- OM Sangyo -- Sinko Air Conditioning -- Kaizen Activity Visualization Board -- Department-Based Kaizen Boards -- Yamaguchi Seiki Kogyo -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6: How to Assess Shop Floor Morale -- Morale -- Enthusiastically Greeting the Day -- Greeting Visitors -- Moving in the Morning -- Morale and Physical Workplace Conditions -- Business Entrances -- Additional Efforts -- Parking Lots -- Introduction to the Company -- Welcome Signs -- Department Boards
Eliminating the Waste of Searchingâ#x80;#x94;Kyowa Manufacturing Co. -- Creating Flexible Workers and Eliminating Rework -- Reducing the Distance of Transportationâ#x80;#x94;Tirol-Choco -- Turn Your Transportation Into a Milk Run -- Implementing a Milk Run Systemâ#x80;#x94;Unitakaâ#x80;#x99;s Okazaki Plant -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10: The Kaizen Pyramid -- Topâ#x80;#x93;Down or Bottomâ#x80;#x93;Up? -- So Which Approach is Better? -- Results and The Kaizen Pyramid -- The Aidma law -- Building Your Kaizen Pyramid -- Your Kaizen Community -- Increasing the Number of Kaizen Trainers -- True Kaizen For Everyone -- Kaizen Has No Boundaries -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- References
Purposely Arranged Operations -- Raise Your Voice to Raise Morale -- The Elephant in Chains -- Yaruzo Call -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7: Identifying and Removing Waste -- Defining Waste -- Removing Waste Once Identified -- Implementing the 5Sâ#x80;#x99;s -- Maintaining 5S -- Wastes of Stagnation and Motion -- How Can We Identify Stagnation Waste? -- The Store and the Fridge -- Give Your Materials the 3F -- Using Kanban to Eliminate Stagnation Waste -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8: Using Production Boards for Time Management -- Daily Challenges of a Manager -- Prestart Activities -- Managementâ#x80;#x99;s Daily Standard Work -- To Prepare, You Must Have Daily Data -- Everyone Can Contribute to Tracking Data -- Visualizing The Data -- Visualizing Production Management -- Transitioning From Daily to Hourly Management -- Hourly Production Exampleâ#x80;#x94;Nabeya -- Leveling Your Production -- Management by Time Units -- Production Management Boards vs. Electronic Scoreboards -- Update the Board by Hand -- Using Visual Management Boards to Reduce Overtime -- Eliminating The Waste of Stagnation by Applying Time Management -- Putting Production Boards into Actionâ#x80;#x94;Tanaka Foods -- Reducing Production Breakdowns -- Equipment Maintenance -- An Example of Daily Maintenance in Practice -- Material Checking -- The First-In, First-Out Method -- Having the Right Materials -- Conclusion -- Chapter 9: Waste Elimination in Practice -- A Flow Mentality -- Deeper Examination of the Waste of Motion -- Removing Wasted Motion while Serving Customersâ#x80;#x94;Suzette Co. -- Every Motion Matters -- Removing Motion Waste in Administrative Tasks -- Flexible Workers and the Waste of Space -- Addressing Transportation Waste Within Your Facility -- Moving Closer Togetherâ#x80;#x94;Hida Sangyo -- The Waste of Transportation in the Shipping Departmentâ#x80;#x94;Marugo Rubber Industries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Continuous improvement process.
Corporate culture.
Industrial productivity.
Organizational behavior.
Total quality management.
Continuous improvement process.
Corporate culture.
Industrial productivity.
Organizational behavior.
Total quality management.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Miura, Toshihiko, 1959- author.
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