Lean Office Demystified II
By: Don Tapping, Anne Dunn, Doug Fertuck, and Vlado Baban
Using the Power of the Toyota Production System in Your Administrative, Desktop and Networking Environments
Lean Office Demystified II is simple to understand and provides easy-to-do steps explaining how Lean can be applied in various administrative settings. The tools of takt time, pitch, leveling, standard work, mistake proofing, value stream mapping, etc. are all explained with examples that anyone can relate to. The book provides three main steps into applying Lean in any type office environment.
This new version also reveals the secrets on how Lean can be leveraged with MS Office (and other applications) to move information where it is needed, when it is needed, in error-free ways never dreamed of - at the speed of sight. Learn how MS Excel, Word, Access, Grove, and Visio, as well as ACT!, Windows Explorer, and Google Docs can be used in applying Lean tools and concepts. This is all conveyed through the Global Winds case study that is included at the end of each chapter.
This easy-to-use book includes everything you need for success - readiness guides, worksheets, forms, screen shots, application examples, etc. Lean Office Demystified II goes beyond theory to explain how all this works in the actual business case study of Global Winds. Lean Office Demystified II will boost office performance, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction, while at the same time create stress-free work place.
BONUS! The Appendix now contains step-by-step instructions on how to:
- Create a value stream map in Visio
- Use Pivot Tables to help identify a value stream
- Use Excel to create an Employee Balance Chart
Perfect Bound, Paperback - 5.5" x 7.5" - 400+ Pages - 150+ Illustrations, Forms, Worksheets, Screen Shots - Examples Throughout - Glossary - Index