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Quick Response Manufacturing by
Publication Date: 2020-10-28
Developed by the author and now being employed by a number of businesses, Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) is an expansion of time-based competition, aimed at a single target with the goal of reducing lead times. The key difference between QRM and other time-based programs is that QRM covers an entire organization, from the shop floor to the office, to sales and beyond. Providing guidelines for establishing a QRM enterprise, this volume builds upon kaizen, TQM, TPM, and other practice to help organizations streamline all functions of their operation. It shows how to quickly introduce products, along with ways to rethink materials and production management.
The Definitive Guide to Manufacturing and Service Operations by
Publication Date: 2013-12-28
To succeed in manufacturing and service operations, managers need both technical and behavioral skills, and know how to apply these skills to transform processes and outputs in a wide variety of operational contexts throughout the supply chain.