Gaining Control

The Oliver Wight Companies

Book 17
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In this new edition of Gaining Control, the authors present best practices for optimizing control of manufacturing processes to meet business objectives. This reliable resource includes real solutions for measurable improvements in effectiveness, employee engagement, and morale. Written by leading experts, it’s perfect for anyone who manages production facilities or supply chains and includes updated coverage of many new developments.
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About the author

JAMES G. CORRELL is Prin-cipal of Oliver Wight Americas, Inc. Certified by the Association for Operations Management (APICS) in production and in-ventory management at the Fellow level, he has presented several papers at APICS international conferences.

KEVIN HERBERT has been an Oliver Wight Associate since 1998. He was formerly Eastman Kodak's director of supply chain management-logistics for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He is a member of APICS, and has taught students how to achieve qualification for the APICS Diploma in Production and Inventory Management (DPIM).

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John Wiley & Sons
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Feb 9, 2007
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Business & Economics / General
Business & Economics / Production & Operations Management
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"This updated version of Inventory Record Accuracy preserves its humorous and easy-to-read style. Supply chain practitioners, in traditional or lean manufacturing, will find it a helpful guide. Cleverly outlined, the rigorous yet simple process for both on-hand and on-order inventory provides accuracy levels required for real-time data systems."
-Maria Teodorovic, Quality Systems Manager Weyerhaeuser Corporation

"Inventory Record Accuracy is truly a practitioner's guide. The book's collection of anecdotes provides real-life insight into the potential challenges of achieving IRA, and the combination of an easy-to-read text and simple drawings makes this book an easy road map to follow on the proven path to higher inventory record accuracy."
-John Dietz, Director, Manufacturing Resource Planning Lockheed Martin Space Systems

"Brooks and Wilson are the experts on inventory record accuracy. Inventory Record Accuracy goes right to the core of the issues without a lot of soft-soaping. Every materials manager, stockroom manager, and cycle counting supervisor should have a copy within arm's reach."
-Adrian R. Barrett, 6 Sigma Master Black Belt Caterpillar, Inc.

"Excellent coverage of a fundamentally important topic. By far, the best book on the subject I've ever read. The three-phase approach to inventory record accuracy should be required reading for all manufacturing managers."
-Edward W. Davis, Professor of Business AdministrationThe Darden School, University of Virginia
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