Saturday, June 22, 2013

Steamlined Process Improvement - 2011 Book - Book Information

Harrington's process improvement method cuts costs by 60% while improving quality 100%

One of the best-known innovators in the field, Harrington worked in process improvement at IBM for 40 years and was a quality advisor for Ernst & Young for 10 years; he is the author of Business Process Improvement

Shows operations managers how to improve processes by using simulation modeling, risk analysis, innovation techniques, Lean, process variation, and organizational change management

How would you like to streamline your operations, lower your costs, improve your quality, and increase your profits'all at the same time?


It's not an impossible dream. It's the next evolutionary breakthrough in process improvement that goes beyond Process Reengineering, TRIZ, Six Sigma, and Lean to deliver actual, quantifiable results. And now it's yours.


Streamlined Process Improvement (SPI) is the powerful new program developed by H. James Harrington.

After 40 years of improving processes for IBM, Ernst & Young, the Chinese government, and many other private and governmental organizations, Harrington has become the go-to leader in the field. His revolutionary guide shows you how to:

Discover the latest process tools'to make faster, more dramatic improvements using the revolutionary PASIC improvement methodology

Use walk-through questionnaires and checklists'to streamline your job, resulting in optimum value to your stakeholders

Use the newest methodologies'including simulation modeling, risk analysis, Five Ss, Process Innovation, Information Technology, Lean, and Six Sigma'to take your business to the next level

Increase innovation'to drive growth and profits for many years to come

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO STREAMLINING;
CHAPTER 2. WHAT IS STREAMLINED PROCESS IMPROVEMENT(SPI)?;
CHAPTER 3. PHASE I. PLANNING ' ORGANIZING FOR IMPROVEMENT;
CHAPTER 4. PHASE II. ANALYZING THE PROCESS;
CHAPTER 5. PHASE III. STREAMLINING ' REFINING THE PROCESS;
CHAPTER 6. PHASE IV. IMPLEMENTING THE NEW PROCESS AND PHASE V. CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT;

APPENDIX A. TYPICAL BUSINESS PROCESSES WHERE SPI CAN BE APPLIED;
APPENDIX B. PROCESS WALK-THROUGH QUESTIONNAIRE;
APPENDIX C. A PARTIAL LIST OF PROCESS SIMULATION TOOL SUPPLIERS;
APPENDIX D. DEFINITIONS;
APPPENDIX E. OTHER SIMULATION SYMBOLS;
APPENDIX F. TYPICAL GOVERNMENT PROCESSES;
APPENDIX G. NON-MANUFACTURING TYPICAL PROCESSES MEASUREMENTS


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