Lean and Technology: Working Hand in Hand to Enable and Energize Your Global Supply Chain
©2017 | Pearson FT Press
Paul A. Myerson
©2017 | Pearson FT Press
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Focus Your Supply Chain Technology Investments to Reduce Risk and Maximize Competitiveness
Lean, Six Sigma, and related approaches offer immense potential for improving competitiveness, cost, and customer experience–if you can overcome the challenges of planning and implementation. The well-targeted use of technology can dramatically reduce your risks and accelerate your progress. Until now, however, many guidebooks and consultants have treated Lean primarily as a “pen and pencil” technique. Lean and Technology is the first complete guide to integrating Lean thinking with proven, affordable, and emerging technologies. You’ll learn how companies are linking strategy, the value chain, and IT–and how they are executing on their plans to achieve real competitive advantage.
Step by step, Myerson shows how to use the proven six-step SCOR Model to organize the integration of technology with all key supply chain and operations processes. You’ll discover how to:
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Paul A. Myerson is a Professor of Practice in Supply Chain Management at Lehigh University and holds a B.S. in Business Logistics and an M.B.A. in Physical Distribution.
Professor Myerson has an extensive background as a Supply Chain and Logistics professional, consultant, and teacher. Prior to joining the faculty at Lehigh, Professor Myerson has been a successful change catalyst for a variety of clients and organizations of all sizes, having over 30 years experience in Supply Chain and Logistics strategies, systems, and operations that have resulted in bottom-line improvements for companies such as General Electric, Unilever, and Church and Dwight (Arm & Hammer).
Professor Myerson created and has marketed a Supply Chain Planning software tool for Windows to a variety of companies worldwide since 1998.
He is the author of the books Lean Supply Chain & Logistics (McGraw-Hill, 2012), Lean Wholesale and Retail (McGraw-Hill, 2014), and Supply Chain and Logistics Management Made Easy (Pearson, 2015); as well as a Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management simulation training game and training package (Enna.com, copyright 2012—13).
Professor Myerson also writes a column on Lean Supply Chain for Inbound Logistics Magazine and a blog for Industry Week magazine.
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