Written by two experts on the subject, along with a former Toyota senior executive, this book details the most celebrated supply chain operation in the world to help you form an integrated, synchronized system that will be the envy of your industry.
You will find key insight into the logic behind every point of Toyota’s supply chain, along with both the tactics and strategies you can use to build an outstanding system of your own. Toyota Supply Chain Management explains how to achieve balance and efficiency by focusing on:
The authors provide valuable insider tips and offer hands-on guidance for improvingproduction and operations in a variety of industries, including health care, insurance, banking, credit processing, and retailing.
With careful attention paid to every aspect of the subject—from principles and theories to operations and best practices—Toyota Supply Chain Management is the most comprehensive, insightful guide to forging a world-class supply chain system.
Ananth V. Iyer is a Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. His supply-chain expertise spans a wide range of industries, from groceries and apparel to garbage pickup and automobiles.
Sridhar Seshadri is associate professor at the Stern School of Business, New York University, whose areas of research include buyer-supplier coordination and risk management in supply chains.
Roy Vasher is a former Toyota senior executive. In 1999, Vasher played a leading role in the company's efforts to reduce order-to-delivery lead time; in 2004, he served as best-practice consultant at Toyota's European headquarters during a similar initiative.
... Haksoz, Seshadri, and Iyer have brought together 28 scholars and business executives from different continents to share their perspectives about past and present trading activities along the Silk Road. ... [the book] examines a wide range of issues arising from a multicultural perspective. ... provides clear insights of the past and the present that will help academics and practitioners to gain a better understanding of the future.
-From the foreword by Christopher Tang, University of California, Los Angeles
The book includes interviews with leaders who reveal the inside story of the communication secrets at:The White House
Mastering Communication at Work provides clear, actionable advice you can put to use right away and simple drills to practice during your next meeting, one-on-one conversation—or even sitting at your desk.
Use Mastering Communication at Work as your coach and you’ll see immediate results in yourself, your people, and your organization.
This is a technical resource book written for self-directed traders who want to understand the scientific underpinnings of the filters and indicators they use in their trading decisions. There is plenty of theory and years of research behind the unique solutions provided in this book, but the emphasis is on simplicity rather than mathematical purity. In particular, the solutions use a pragmatic approach to attain effective trading results. Cycle Analytics for Traders will allow traders to think of their indicators and trading strategies in the frequency domain as well as their motions in the time domain. This new viewpoint will enable them to select the most efficient filter lengths for the job at hand.Shows an awareness of Spectral Dilation, and how to eliminate it or to use it to your advantageDiscusses how to use Automatic Gain Control (AGC) to normalize indicator amplitude swingsExplains thinking of prices in the frequency domain as well as in the time domainCreates an awareness that all indicators are statistical rather than absolute, as implied by their single line displaysSheds light on several advanced cookbook filtersShowcases new advanced indicators like the Even Better Sinewave and Decycler IndicatorsExplains how to use transforms to improve the display and interpretation of indicators
“[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.”
—from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
“The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.”
—Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul®
The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:Prepare for high-stakes situations Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive