Lean Management Methodology Library

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Aberdeen Group - Lean Concepts Transcend Manufacturing through the Supply Chain (The Lean Supply Chain Benchmark Report, 2006)

Aberdeen Group - Lean Manufacturing: Five Tips for Reducing Waste in the Supply Chain (The Lean Supply Chain Benchmark Report, 2009)

Ballé, Michael and Ballé, Freddy - Lead with Respect - A Novel of Lean Practice (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Lean Enterprise Institute, 2014)

Bicheno, John and Holweg, Matthias - The Lean Toolbox (PICSIE Books, 2009)

Burrows, Mike - Kanban from the Inside (Sequim, Washington State: Blue Hole Press, 2014)

Byrne, Art - The Lean Turnaround - How Business Leaders use Lean Principles to create Value and transform their Company. (New York, New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2013)

Fabrizio, Thomas and Tapping, Don - 5S for the Office: Organizing the Workplace to Eliminate Waste (New York, New York: Productivity Press, 2006)

Flinchbaugh, Jamie and Carlino, Andy - The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean - Lessons from the Road (Dearborn, Michigan: Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2006)

Ford, Henry with Crowther, Samuel - My Life and Work (Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc., 1922)

Gerard, Alexis and Goldstein, Bob - Going Visual: Using Images to Enhance Productivity, Decision Making, and Profits (Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2005)

George, Mark O. - The Lean Six Sigma Guide to Doing More with Less (Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010)

George, Michael L. - Lean Six Sigma for Services (New York, New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2003)

Hanna, Julia - Bringing Lean Principles to Service Industries (HBS Working Knowledge, October 2007)

Hirano, Hiroyuki - 5S for Operators: 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace (Portland, Oregon: Productivity Press, 1996)

Hirano, Hiroyuki - 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace (Portland, Oregon: Productivity Press, 1995)

Holweg, Matthias - The Genealogy of Lean Production (Journal of Operations Management, 2007)

Hounshell, David A. - From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States (Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984)

Khamis N., et al. - Development of 5S Practice Checklist for Manufacturing Industry (World Congress on Engineering (WCE) 2009 Vol I, London, U.K.)

Krafcik, John F. - Triumph of the Lean Production System (Sloan Management Review, 1988)

Leone, Gerard and Rahn, Richard D. - The Complete Guide to Mixed Model Line Design (Boulder, Colorado: Flow Publishing Inc., 2014)

Martin, Karen and Osterling, Mike - Value Stream Mapping: How to visualize Work and align Leadership for Organizational Transformation (New York, New York: McGraw Hill Education, 2014)

Michalska, J. and Szewieczek, D. - The 5S Methodology as a Tool for improving the Organization (AMME Journal, Volume 24, Issue 2, October 2007)

Ohno, Taiichi - Toyota Production System (New York, New York: Productivity Press, 1988)

Production Automation Corporation - http://www.gotopac.com/v/vspfiles/PDF/5S-Handbook.pdf

Productivity Press Development Team - Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor (New York, New York: Productivity Press, 2003)

Productivity Press Development Team - Shigeo Shingo: Quick Changeover for Operators (The SMED System) (Portland, Oregon: Productivity Press, 1996)

Radnor, Dr Zoe, Walley, Paul, Stephens, Andrew and Bucci, Giovanni - Evaluation of the Lean Approach to Business Management and its use in the Public Sector (2006)

Rother, Mike and Harris, Rick - Creating Continuous Flow (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Lean Enterprise Institute, 2001)

Rother, Mike and Shook, John - Learning to See - Value-Stream Mapping to create Value and eliminate Muda (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Lean Enterprise Institute, 2009)

Nakajima, Seiichi - Introduction to TPM - Total Productive Maintenance (Portland, Oregon: Productivity Press Inc., 1988)

Productivity Press - TPM - Collected Practices and Cases (New York, New York: Productivity Press, 2005)

Ruffa, Stephen A. - Going Lean: How the best Companies apply Lean Manufacturing Principles to shatter Uncertainty, drive Innovation, and maximize Profits (AMACOM, 2008)

Sarkar, Debashis - Lean for Service Organizations and Offices (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: ASQ Quality Press, 2008)

Smalley, Art - Creating Level Pull (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Lean Enterprise Institute, 2004)

Standard, Charles and Davis, Dale - Running Today's Factory: A Proven Strategy for Lean Manufacturing (Cincinnati, Ohio: Hanser Gardner Publications, 1999)

Tapping, Don - The 5S for the Office User's Guide (Chelsea, Michigan: MCS Media Inc., 2008)

Tapping, Don and Shuker, Tom - Value Stream Management for the Lean Office (New York, New York: Productivity Press, 2003)

Womack, James P. and Jones, Daniel T. - Lean Thinking (New York, New York: Free Press, 2003)

Womack, James P., Jones and Jones, Daniel T. - Lean Solutions (New York, New York: Free Press, 2005)

Womack, James P., Jones, Daniel T. Jones, and Roos, Daniel - The Machine that changed the World (New York, New York: Free Press,1990)

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