The Lean Handbook: A Guide to the Bronze Certification Body of Knowledge

Book Description

This handbook s intention is to gather into a single reference the related to the joint program of SME, AME, The Shingo Prize, and ASQ. This book will enhance your understanding of the s Body of Knowledge (BOK) as a whole and give you a more holistic look at . This comprehensive handbook covers all the topics included in the BOK: cultural enablers, continuous process improvement, consistent culture, and business results. Written by a team of experts with years of experience in the field, it will be indispensible to anyone interested in implementing and sustaining a initiative. The book is written, by design, at the Bronze Level for certification knowledge. This means that the weightings used in the BOK for the Bronze Certification were considered for the depth and breadth of material considered for each rubric. By addressing the BOK at the Bronze Level, this book provides a basic understanding of the , , and tools at a tactical level to drive improvements with measureable results. Material from several practitioners with differing backgrounds and experience has been gathered to create this handbook, which serves as an ideal starting point for practitioners who want both a holistic view of in general and also specifically the BOK of this groundbreaking joint certification program.

Table of Contents

Module 1 Cultural Enablers
Module 2 Continuous Process Improvement
Module 3 Consistent Lean Enterprise Culture
Module 4 Business Results
Appendix A Lean Certification Body of Knowledge
Appendix B Recommended Reading for Lean Certification Exam Preparation
Appendix C Lean Glossary of Terms

Book Details

  • Title: The Lean Handbook: A Guide to the Bronze Certification Body of Knowledge
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 450 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-07-06
  • ISBN-10: 0873898044
  • ISBN-13: 9780873898041