New Standardization: Keystone of Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing

Digital Infrastructure for the Learning Health System: The Foundation for Continuous Improvement in Health and Health Care

"Digital Infrastructure for the Learning Health System: The Foundation for Continuous Improvement in Health and Health Care" ed. by Claudia Grossmann, Brian Powers, and J. Michael McGinnis
Institute of Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 0309154162 9780309154161 | 337 pages | PDF | 6 MB

This volume explores current efforts and opportunities to accelerate progress in improving health and health care with information technology systems.
Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management [Repost]

Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management by Dipak Laha
English | 30 Dec. 2007 | ISBN: 1599045826 | 320 Pages | PDF | MB

During the last two decades, computer and information technologies have forced great changes in the ways businesses manage operations in meeting the desired quality of products and services, customer demands, competition, and other challenges.
Kanban Change Leadership: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Klaus Leopold, Siegfried Kaltenecker, "Kanban Change Leadership: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement"
2015 | ISBN-10: 1119019702 | 304 pages | PDF | 14 MB
Vaudeville, Old and New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America, 2 volumes by Frank Cullen

Vaudeville, Old and New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America, 2 volumes by Frank Cullen
English | Oct 8, 2006 | ISBN: 0415938538 | 1362 Pages | PDF | 24 MB

This is a one-of-a-kind reference work to the history of vaudeville, performance art, burlesque, revue, and comic opera. Most of these artists are not profiled in other reference books and the author has done deep research, including archival work and personal interviews, to uncover the rich history of this American artform.
Lean Human Resources: Redesigning HR Processes for a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Lean Human Resources: Redesigning HR Processes for a Culture of Continuous Improvement by Cheryl M. Jekiel
English | 2010 | ISBN: 143981306X | 263 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Encouraging a long overdue shift in thinking, this book gives managers and executives the means to maximize employee potential by first showing them how to increase the improvement power of their HR departments.
Utilizing the 3Ms of Process Improvement in Healthcare: A Roadmap to High Reliability Using Lean, Six Sigma, and Change...

Utilizing the 3Ms of Process Improvement in Healthcare: A Roadmap to High Reliability Using Lean, Six Sigma, and Change Leadership by Richard Morrow
English | 2012 | ISBN: 143989535X | 320 pages | PDF | 11,7 MB

Utilizing the 3Ms of Process Improvement in Healthcare supplies step-by-step guidance on how to use the 3Ms of change leadership to improve healthcare processes. Complete with forms, templates, and healthcare case studies, it illustrates the proper application of the 3Ms.
Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management

Dipak Laha, Dipak Laha, Purnendu Mandal, "Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management"
English | 2007-11-12 | ISBN: 1599045826 | 516 pages | PDF | 9.52 mb
Out of the Present Crisis: Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy (repost)

Out of the Present Crisis: Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy by Terence T. Burton
English | ISBN: 1466504420 | 2012 | 301 pages | PDF | 40,5 MB

Providing quick and easy reference to the fundamentals of getting continuous improvement right within the complexities of the new economy, Out of the Present Crisis: Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy explains exactly what it takes to implement Lean Six Sigma and other strategic improvement initiatives with lasting success.
The Kaizen Event Planner: Achieving Rapid Improvement in Office, Service and Technical Environments (repost)

Karen Martin, Mike Osterling "The Kaizen Event Planner: Achieving Rapid Improvement in Office, Service and Technical Environments"
English | 2007-10-05 | ISBN: 1563273519 | 240 pages | PDF | 1,4 MB

The Kaizen Event Planner is a practical, how-to guide for planning and executing Kaizen Events in non-manufacturing settings, and conducting post-Event follow-up to sustain the changes made. Geared to continuous improvement professionals and leadership within the office areas of manufacturing, the service sector and knowledge-worker environments, this book provides the methodology and practical tools for generating measurable results, while building a motivated workforce and laying the foundation for continuous improvement.
Demystifying Six Sigma: A Company-Wide Approach to Continuous Improvement (Repost)

Demystifying Six Sigma: A Company-Wide Approach to Continuous Improvement
Publisher: AMACOM | ISBN: 0814471846 | edition 2003 | PDF | 206 pages | 12,4 mb

Is Six Sigma the exclusive domain of manufacturing and service operations, or can excellence be mandated (and achieved) throughout an entire organization? This refreshing book reveals how to apply the legendary quality assurance program across all departments and processes, creating a permanent, company-wide Six Sigma culture.
Author Alan Larson, a Motorola veteran, has created a simple and practical Continuous Improvement model, and offers a strategy for managing the change to Six Sigma-driven operations and philosophy. Larson's approach is based on the seven key elements of Six Sigma:
* Focus on customer satisfaction * Use of data and systems * Setting improvement goals * Team approach * Employee involvement * Defining roles * Personal growth
Field-proven in organizations of all types, Larson's methodology can help any company make quality a real and viable strategic objective.