The book provides a holistic and practical approach to lean management throughout the business value chain. The lean management framework and tools demonstrate the optimal design and use of methods, tools and principles for companies and organisations. The author describes comprehensively how lean management enables companies to concentrate on value-adding activities and processes to achieve a long-term, sustainable competitive advantage. A wealth of best practices, industry examples and case studies are used to reveal the diversity and opportunities of lean management methodologies, methods and principles. Moreover, the book shows how lean management principles are ultimately applied in industries like automotive, healthcare, education and services industries.Autorentext
Professor Dr. Marc Helmold is full-time Professor at the iubh International University (IUBH) at the campus in Berlin (Germany). He teaches Bachelor, Master and M.B.A. students in lean management, revenue management, international negotiations, performance management, supply management, general management, strategic management and supply chain management. Prior to this position, he had several top management positions in automotive and railway companies. In parallel, he owns the consultancy MaHeLeanCon and supports international transactions and market entry strategies.Inhalt
Chapter 1 Basics in Lean Management .- Chapter 2 The cultural Change towards Lean Management.- Chapter 3 Kaizen: Continuous Improvements in small Steps.- Chapter 4 Waste and Value-added.- Chapter 5 Lean Management as part of the corporate Strategy.- Chapter 6 Leadership and Empowerment.- Chapter 7 Lean Management in Operations.- Chapter 8 Lean Management in the Product Development.- Chapter 9 Principles of a Lean Production System.- Chapter 10 Lean Management on the Upstream (Supply side).- Chapter 11 Lean Management on the Downstream (Demand side).- Chapter 12 Lean Management KPI and OKR.- Chapter 13 The Human Side of Lean Management.- Chapter 14 Lean Management and Artificial Intelligence (AI).- Chapter 15 Sustainability and of Lean Management.- Chapter 16 Lean Management in the Service Industry.- Chapter 17 Lean Management in Health Care Sector.- Chapter 18 Lean Management in the Education Sector.- Chapter 19 Lean Audits and Quality Management Systems (QMS).- Chapter 20 Outlook of Lean Management.- Glossary of Lean Management Terms.- Index.