Shop Management by F.W. Taylor - The starting treatise on shop floor managementhttp://nraoiekc.blogspot.in/2017/02/origin-of-industrial-engineering-shop.html
The New Shop Floor Management - Kiyoshi Suzaki - Published in 1993100 years of evolution of shop management thought
Shop floor is the place where the most fundamental, value-added activities take place, whether they are in manufacturing, services, or construction.
There are approaches for maximizing the potential of people at the shop floor. This book will explore such potential by focusing attention on the shop floor.
One of the major focuses of this book is self-management of people on the shop floor, The Japanese call shop floor managemet genba kanri. This book attempts to share new perspectives on shop floor management and provide pragmatic approaches for increasing people's self-managing capabilities.
Konosuke Matsushita said. "we make people first before making products."
Each person has self-managing or autonomous capabilities. If they are linked to the total organization, we can create a system that is more humane.
The problems on the shop floor may seem big when managers try to solve them by themselves, but when try to solve the same problem by involving everybody and their creativity, they can solve them more of them more easily.
One view of shop floor management
Improvement of people
Problem solving utilizing collective wisdom of people.
New Shop Floor Management - Empowering People for Continuous Improvement / Company Transformation
Google Books Shop Floor Management
Chapter 1 A Vision of New Shop Floor Management
Controlling the Process
Control requires feedback system
Productivity = Performance in QCDSM/ Man + Macine + Material |+ Method + Measurement
We need to figure out ways to allocate resources intelligently and have people prove their contribution to the company's progress.
Chapter 2 Developing A Customer Oriented Organization
Working on Our Mindset
Instead of self-centered thinking, we need to practice selflessness.
Chapter 3. Establishing Company within Company
The Mini-Company Concept
Every operator has a supplier - Every operator has a customer
The front line supervisor as President of a mini-company
Benefits of Mini-company concept
People develop sense of ownership
Glass Wall or Glass Window Management
Open communication throughout the company.
Shop floor has to be self explanatory so that people get feedback and self-manage. If we practice this idea, talents of people are utilized to address key concerns of the shop right then and there. If we practice good glass wall management, we will utilize the collective wisdom of people better.
Chapter 4. Involving Everybody in the Process of Continuous Improvement
Standards represent an organization's capabilities
Chapter 5. Upgrading Everybody's Skills
Skills for Self-Management
Skills related to doing and delivering with existing practices
Skills related to improvement
Skills related to self improvement
Skills related to team work
Skills related to specific tasks
Skills related to management
Chapter 6. Acquiring \problem Solving Skills
Chapter 8. Leading People for Continuous Improvement
Managers as Leaders have to consider Employees as Customers
Guiding Improvement Activities
Phrases Managers Should Not Use
Qualifications as Leaders
Changing Your Behavior as Leader - Steps Involved
Get stimuli - Read books, journals, magazines, papers - Listen to experts, bosses, colleagues, customers, suppliers - Visit other companies doing good work - Watch videos - Consult catalogues
Acquire new knowledge - Identify the new knowledge in the stimuli and think over it regarding implications to your success and the required behavior
Modify your attitude - If the new knowledge requires you to change some attitude, accept its implication and change your attitude
Change your behavior - New knowledge and change in attitude will motivate you to change your behavior. Try the new way of doing thing as an experiment. Do role plays in your mind as well as physically.
Change your Habit - Practice the new behavior so that when the event happens you can exhibit the new behavior as a habit.
Change in Habits Change Your Destiny
Chapter 9. Managing Shop Floor Improvement Activities
Organizing the Work Station
1. Name board
2. Current operator(s) name(s)
3. Standard operating procedures
5. Andon switch or button to make the andon on.
6. Sample inspection place
7. Explanation of installed poka yoke
8. Machine operator self-maintenance procedure
9. Machine down time recording sheet
10. Safety checklist
11. description recent improvement (kaizens - good changes)
12. Layout of the area.
13. SPC chart
14. QC process table
15. Sample products
16. Production control board
17.Marking of the floor with place for every thing in the work center.
Chapter 11. Looking at Ourselves in the Mirror
Evaluating the Level of Shop Floor Management
The Presidential Audit
Chapter 12. Where do We Go from Here?
Ideas for Implementation
Making it Work
Questions and Answers on Implementation
Appendix 3.1 Checklist for Supervisor's Roles and Responsibilities
Management of Work
Management of Material
Management of Machines
Management of Safety
Management of Environment
Management of Improvement
Appendix 6.3 Checklist for Idea Generation
Appendix 7.4 Continuous Improvement Study Group Activities
Appendix 9.1 Supervisor's Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Yearly Activities