Building Lean Supply Chains with the Theory of Constraints 1 9780071771214 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Innovative strategies for building and managing the supply chain using Lean and the Theory of Constraints (TOC) With an emphasis on systems thinking, Building Lean Supply Chains with the Theory of Constraints uniquely integrates TOC with Lean, illustrating how these two philosophies complement and reinforce each other to create the smooth flow of goods and services through the supply chain. The majority of the chapters draw on the tools and techniques of TOC, including throughput accounting, drum-buffer-rope, TOC in distribution and replenishment, the thinking process, and critical chain project management. All of these topics are presented in the context of building and managing a lean supply chain to achieve true bottom line results. Coverage includes: The lean supply chain roadmap Envisioning the lean supply chain: systems thinking Adopting a throughput world perspective Designing products and processes to fulfill customer needs Building a competitive operations strategy Partnering in the lean supply chain Streamlining the value stream Creating flow through the supply chain Managing projects the TOC way: critical chain project management
Building Lean Supply Chains with the Theory of Constraints

Building Lean Supply Chains with the Theory of Constraints

1st Edition
By Mandyam Srinivasan
ISBN10: 0071771212
ISBN13: 9780071771214
Copyright: 2012

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The Sixteen Lean Supply Chain Principles
Chapter 1. The Lean Supply Chain Roadmap
Chapter 2. Envisioning the Lean Supply Chain: Systems Thinking
Chapter 3. Adopting a Thorough World Perspective
Chapter 4. Designing Products and Processes to Fulfill Customer Needs
Chapter 5. Building a Competitive Operations Strategy
Chapter 6. Partnering in the Lean Supply Chain
Chapter 7. Streamlining the Value Stream
Chapter 8. Creating Flow Through the Supply Chain
Chapter 9. Managing Projects the Theory of Constraints Way

About the Author

Mandyam Srinivasan

Ball Corporation Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. He has taught at this university since 1992. He has a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, a PGDM from IIMBangalore, and an M Tech degree from IIT-Madras. Srinivasan has many years of experience in the automobile industry. He has consulted with, and trained senior executives from numerous U.S. Fortune 500 organisations on how to build and manage lean supply chains. He has also trained senior executives in India, Germany, Taiwan, Sweden, Singapore, China, Mexico and Romania. Srinivasan has published over forty papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written many articles for trade journals and magazines.