Implementing Business Improvement Techniques

Implementing Business Improvement Techniques is based on Chris McKellen's considerable experience of applying business improvement techniques in the manufacturing sector, including the philosophies of  'lean thinking', the 'theory of constraints' and 'six-sigma'.   This book is the 'how to' book and is aimed at all levels within the organisation. The book is equally suitable for managing directors and their teams, through to those studying for the NVQ or QCF in Business Improvement Techniques - Process Pathway Level 2.

As well as a comprehensive Glossary of Terms the book contains several real examples illustrating the application of business improvement techniques.


  • What is Lean Thinking?
  • How Do You Know You are the Best?
  • Changing the Culture
  • Identifying Opportunities
  • Developing People
  • Improving the Business
  • Running the business More Smoothly
  • Improving performance and Design
  • Monitoring Quality
  • Tools to Help Solve Problems
  • Measuring Improvements
  • Other Techniques

Case Studies

  • Numbers
  • Addressing productivity in a Cell
  • Implementing Value Stream Mapping
  • Implementing 5S and Visual management
  • Implementing Kanbans
  • Implementing Workplace Improvement


  • A5 Size
  • Printed in Colour
  • Approximately 190 pages
  • Wire bound to open flat

Ordering Details

ISBN                      9780954626266

Price                      UK£    22.50

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