Achieving Stretch Goals: Best Practices in Manufacturing for the New Millennium (Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engineering)
by Jonathan J. Golovin

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37699-6 "...the best treatment of Production Control I've ever seen" -Joe Mize Best practices in manufacturing proven worldwide to optimize productivity. Today's manufacturing industries and plans are challenged to maximize their output and minimize costs to stay competitive within their own company. The proven best of breed solutions presented in this book have been used to double equipment utilization, reduce cycle times by 90%, improve customer service over 95%, and reduce scrap and rework to near zero at plants around the world. Achieving Stretch Goals shows how to set and achieve stretch goals through best practices in: *Plant performance measurement *Plant floor systems or MES *Customer service and scheduling for supply chain management *Speed and optimization of indirect activities *Cost management *Quality, using technology and empowerment These innovative techniques are presented through a case study approach similar to the goal which makes it easy to follow the phases of analysis and implementation, making the book a browsable reference by topic, as well.An ideal guidebook for change teams already working in industry, Achieving Stretch Goals is also an invaluable tool for executives and managers, as well as engineers. It is also suitable for university courses in operations management, production management, and manufacturing.

Book Details
  • Media : Hardcover
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall PTR (July 11, 1997)
  • Language : English
  • ISBN : 0133769976
  • Sales Rank : # 5,328,115 in Books Sales

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