Daniel T. Jones

Daniel T. Jones
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INTRODUCTION Business process and business process management (BPM) concepts have matured over the years and new technology, concepts, standards and solutions appear. In this chapter we will therefore focus on the current and future process trends. We will elaborate on the importance of trends, the maturity of the subject, giving a perspective on w...
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In this book, we have until now covered key figures like Adam Smith, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Henry Ford, and many others who have dramatically impacted the way of thinking of, working with, and how we model processes. This chapter of the book will elaborate on the move from process-centric work around labor and people to the coupling of informati...
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Imagine yourself reading this chapter. You glance briefly to the side of your table only to realize that your coffee cup is now empty. A process is then sparked and initialized, and you (1) get up from your chair, (2) lift your cup from the table, (3) walk into the kitchen, (4) pour yourself another cup of coffee, (5) you then return to your chair,...
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Throughout the first phase of the historical development of processes, we elaborated on some of the key figures who are widely regarded as pioneers—both in academia as well as in business—and laid the foundation for the upcoming—as well as today’s—process studies and the use of them in organizations across the world. The second phase of the histo...
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Business process and business process management concepts have matured over the years and new technology, concepts, standards, and solutions appear. In this chapter we will therefore focus on the current and future process trends. We will elaborate on the importance of trends, the maturity of the subject, giving a perspective on what the emerging t...
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This chapter of the book will elaborate on the move from process-centric work around labor and people to the coupling of information technology (IT) aspects with process modeling aspects. We witness a much wider and more profound involvement of IT with the incorporation of processes in business and organizations across geographical borders and cult...
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This is the most comprehensive body of knowledge around Business Process Modeling and Business Process Management, a practical guide for Practitioners, Managers, Executives and Students and hands on descriptions of how to work with it. It stands out as a masterpiece, being part of the BPM bachelor and master degree curriculum at universities aroun...
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Escrito por Daniel Jones y Alan Mitchell, Lean Enterprise Academy, UK. Adaptado por Carles Martin-Fumadó y Julio de Caso, Instituto Lean Management. A lo largo de las últimas décadas, los conceptos de gestión se han ido implantando en el sector sanitario para intentar mejorar la calidad de la atención proporcionada a los pacientes, intentando opti...
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Erfolg ist kein Zufall. Die Autoren zeigen, wie es Porsche schaffte, zu einem Vorzeigeunternehmen der deutschen Wirtschaft zu werden. Weder Wirtschaftsflaute noch Börsenabsturz gingen dem Unternehmen an die Substanz - Lean Thinking sei Dank.
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As a result of a recent initiative by the UK Government, practitioners and researchers have been considering the development of lean thinking for construction from a strategic viewpoint. This has resulted in the recognition of a construction business system incorporating long term processes of partnering the supply chain, product development, produ...
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Who are companies for? Are they just for one group of people, such as shareholders, or do they earn their legitimacy by serving many different groups of people at the same time?
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The birth of The Consumer Goods Forum marks the beginning of a new era of cooperation between retailers and suppliers across the world to collectively address the major challenges facing our industry and society across the globe. The contribution of the International Commerce Review is to ask the leading voices in the industry to articulate these n...
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These words summarize the context of this issue. The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is now the largest consumer goods organization in the world. Its reach and inclusiveness are truly breathtaking, and if it can help all of its members to work together more effectively, it can make a big contribution to solving the many global challenges we face.
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Delighting customers. Cutting costs. Sustainability. On the surface, these look like separate challenges. But they are not. They can all be addressed simultaneously by compressing supply chains – and reinventing management.
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How rapidly things change! Just a few months ago most businesses were making plans on the assumption of continued robust prosperity. But the world’s financial crisis has made mincemeat of all that. Recession looms, you can almost hear the sound of people battening down the hatches, withdrawing their horns and preparing for the worst rather than the...
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If the agenda of the Milan ECR conference and the contents of this issue of the International Commerce Review are anything to go by, the consumer goods industry is once again brimming with new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking – along with a realization that faster change is not only possible but necessary.
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If the agenda of the Milan ECR conference and the contents of this issue of the International Commerce Review are anything to go by, the consumer goods industry is once again brimming with new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking – along with a realization that faster change is not only possible but necessary.
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The packaged goods industry in Europe is not ‘mature’. It’s suffocating under a deadweight of hidden, institutionalized waste. Removing this waste could unleash huge opportunities for innovation and growth.
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Lean thinking looks at whole processes, not steps within them in isolation. It does not provide simplistic answers but streamlines processes and reduces waits. Managing and synchronising different processes can improve productivity while reducing delays and errors. Lean modelling can improve performance and
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During the past 20 years, the real price of most consumer goods has fallen worldwide, the variety of goods and the range of sales channels offering them have continued to grow, and product quality has steadily improved. So why is consumption often so frustrating? It doesn't have to be--and shouldn't be--the authors say. They argue that it's time to...
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This paper reports the results of a study into the performance and management practices of 18 autocomponents plants, nine of which were located in the UK and nine in Japan. The study compared the performance of these plants and used quantitative measures to test the use of lean production techniques among the high performers. Five plants displayed...
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Free Press, 2005 290 pp. $30 Y ou are going to want to read Lean Solutions. You're reading Target, so you're involved with lean in some way. Whether in your production operation, supply chain, or enterprise business processes, you've likely seen the application of — or need for — lean principles in your organization. Womack and Jones expand the com...
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La producción eficiente transformó la producción. Ahora es el momento de aplicar las ideas de lograr una mayor eficiencia a los procesos de consumo. Al minimizar el tiempo y el esfuerzo de los clientes y ofrecerles exactamente lo que quieren, cuando y donde lo quieren, las empresas pueden obtener enormes beneficios
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If The Machine That Changed the World is a description of the Toyota system in the industry of its origin, Lean Thinking is a generalization of the basic concepts so they can be applied to any company in any industry. The authors begin by summarizing the five inherent principles in any lean system: 1 correctly specify value so you are providing wha...
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Sets out an alternative approach to designing and managing a logistics system, which is called here lean logistics. Draws on research which has sought to extend the production system logic pioneered by Toyota beyond the factory gate and into industries other than automobiles. Starts by outlining the dilemma facing managers trying to implement new b...
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Managers need to adopt new management views to achieve a lean enterprise. They must understand the legitimate needs of employees, functions and companies and develop plans to satisfy them. They should also develop new principles for regulating their behavior to foster a harmonious relationship between management and employees and improve corporate...
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Chrysler and Renault have successfully implemented dedicated multifunctional platform design teams, with impressive results. Ford and Nissan found it difficult to do so with strong functional departments. All activities that do not add value need to be eliminated and a new form of leadership introduced, accompanied by new planning and costing syste...
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This paper reassesses the controversial view which has assumed that, at some point in the future, the global automobile industry, having reached maturity, would naturally migrate to the leading developing countries where the markets are growing more rapidly and wages are substantially lower. The authors argue that the threshold facing a developing...
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This article examines the problems of the machine tool industry in Britain by contrasting its performance and structure with the corresponding industry in Germany and the United States. The industry is one in which Britain's productivity, export performance and technology have lagged behind Germany and the United States since before the Second Worl...
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Brookline, Mass. --After years of struggling, the world's leading companies have solved the big problems on quality. Now it's time for the customers to stop feeling like they're losing. Better products produced by better processes should lead to happier customers, right? Wrong. In fact, quite the contrary. Today's souped-up phones, beefed-up cars a...
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The UK red meat industry is in crisis. CAP reform, BSE, Foot and Mouth Desease, the long term decline in consumer demand for red meat in the UK and the concentration of market power in the hands of food retailers has contributed to unprecedented structural change, as red meat processors and livestock producers struggle to survive. Previous research...
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Traducción de: The Machine that changed the world Este libro "está basado en el estudio sobre el futuro de la industria del automóvil del Massachusetts Institute of Technology, que duró cinco años y costó cinco millones de dólares. En él se expone quién está a la cabeza en las guerras en torno al automóvil y por qué: el salto revolucionario de Japó...

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