Smart Simple Design /Reloaded/

Shingo-Prize Winning Author

Smart Simple Design /Reloaded/

Marketplace globalization has not only triggered unprecedented levels of opportunity but also a level of complexity that can sink mature companies as well as startups—if you don’t learn how to make that variety effective. Smart Simple Design/Reloaded provides a breakthrough solution: the variety effectiveness process (VEP)—a systematic methodology for preventing or minimizing negative variation and maximizing customer selection, all at a least-cost sum. Whether the proliferation that plagues your enterprise is parts, products, services, SKUs, market offerings—or the names of those offerings—this book can lead you to your next generation of growth and profit.

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Dr. Galsworth is already established as the world’s premier advocate of visual systems and all that goes with it. She should be equally well known for “Smart Simple Design/Reloaded” (an update of her 1994 book). The subject matter penetrates the core of manufacturing excellence, because getting product design right generates rippling benefits throughout the business — all the way to the customer. The book’s subtitle sums it up elegantly: “Variety Effectiveness and the Cost of Complexity.

Richard J. Schonberger

Author of multiple lean/TQ-oriented books, Excerpt from Target Magazine (AME)

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Established by Gwendolyn Galsworth in 1991, Visual Thinking Inc. (formerly Quality Methods International/QMI) is a training and implementation company, specializing in expert knowledge and know-how on workplace visuality. We bring those to you in the form of our books, DVDs, Online Training Systems, implementation protocol, train-the-trainer workshops, and other on-line and on-site services.

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