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Chapter 1 Manufacturing and Business Excellence
Chapter 2 Benchmarks, Bottlenecks, and Best Practices
Chapter 3 Integrating the Marketing and Manufacturing Strategies
Chapter 4 Plant Design and Capital Project Practices
Chapter 5 Procurement Practices
Chapter 6 Stores/Parts Management Practices
Chapter 7 Installation Practices
Chapter 8 Operational Practices
Chapter 9 Maintenance Practices
Chapter 10 Optimizing the Preventive Maintenance Process
Chapter 11 Implementing a Computerized Maintenance Management System
Chapter 12 Effective Use of Contractors in a Manufacturing Plant
Chapter 13 Total Productive and Reliability-Centered Maintenance
Chapter 14 Implementation of Reliability Processes
Chapter 15 Organizational Behavior and Structure
Chapter 16 Training
Chapter 17 Performance Measurement
Chapter 18 Epilogue
Appendix A World-Class Manufacturing: A Review of Key Success Factors
Appendix B Reliability Manager/Engineer Job Description
Making Common Sense Common Practice: Models for Manufacturing Excellence 3rd Edtiion
by Ron Moore
Paperback, 478 pages, publication date: MAY-2004

Key Features

* Third edition features updating plus new sections on innovation, change management, and leadership 
* Presents proven models for achieving world-class performance based on real-life case histories
* Highly readable, concrete style brings the key points to life through a case study of a fictitious organization, Beta International, which runs throughout the book, based on real case histories


Presenting the best practices of the best manufacturing companies in the world, this book presents proven models for achieving world-class performance. Using a case study of a fictional company called Beta International, Moore illustrates how to increase uptime, lower costs, increase market share, maximize asset utilization, apply benchmarks and best practices, and improve many other aspects that ultimately raise your company's performance to the level of world-class. 'Making Common Sense Common Practice' takes a good, hard look at plant design, procurement, parts management, installation and maintenance, training, and implementing a computerized maintenance management system. In discussing the successes and failures of the world's premier manufacturers, Moore outlines a stable path of growth for almost any manufacturing company. In today's tough competitive markets, 'Making Common Sense Common Practice' greatly enhances your company's chance to succeed - and profit.


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