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Learning to See Version 1.3 - Mike RotherMuch more important, these simple maps - often drawn on scrap paper - showed where steps could be eliminated, flows smoothed, and pull systems introduced in order to create a truly lean value stream for each product family.In 1998 John teamed with Mike Rother of the University of Michigan to write down Toyota's mapping methodology for the first time in "Learning to See." This simple tool makes it possible for you to see through the clutter of a complex plant. You'll soon be able to identify all of the processing steps along the path from raw materials to finished goods for each product and all of
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September
Our America - LeAlan Jones, Dave Isay, Lloyd NewmanThrough two award-winning National Public Radio documentaries, and now this powerful book, LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman have made it their mission to be loud voices from one of this country's darkest places, Chicago's Ida B. Wells housing project. Set against the stunning photographs of a talented young photographer from the projects, Our America evokes the unforgiving world of these two amazing young men, and their struggle to survive unrelenting tragedy. With a gift for clear-eyed journalism, they tell their own stories and others, including that of the death of Eric Morse, a five-year-old who
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September
The Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill CoghillThe procession that crosses Chaucer's pages is as full of life and as richly textured as a medieval tapestry. The Knight, the Miller, the Friar, the Squire, the Prioress, the Wife of Bath, and others who make up the cast of characters -- including Chaucer himself -- are real people, with human emotions and weaknesses. When it is remembered that Chaucer wrote in English at a time when Latin was the standard literary language across western Europe, the magnitude of his achievement is even more remarkable. But Chaucer's genius needs no historical introduction; it bursts forth from every page of The
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September
Programming Windows® 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript - Kraig BrockschmidtNOTE: This title is also available as a free eBook. It is based on Windows 8 Release Preview; the content and publication date will be updated for final Windows 8 software. Apply your existing skills with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript—and start building your own Windows 8 apps now. As a member of the Windows Ecosystem team, the author has trained hundreds of Microsoft engineers and has been on the front lines of bringing the first Windows 8 apps to the Windows Store. Through this book, you’ll get a thorough grounding in platform features and considerations, and delve into development essentials.
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September
Chemical Principles - Steven S. ZumdahlAlthough Chemical Principles is intended for students with solid mathematical preparation and prior exposure to chemistry, the author does not assume that students have a sophisticated grasp of chemical concepts. Approximately 20 percent of the boxed essays are new, presenting everyday applications of chemistry with an emphasis on engineering applications. To create more effective teaching tools, more than 100 illustrations—with a key focus on molecular-level illustrations—have been redone. Selected important equations have also been emphasized by highlighting them in color.
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September
Database Systems Design Implementation Management - Carlos CoronelPractical and easy to understand, DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MANAGEMENT, Tenth Edition, gives readers a solid foundation in database design and implementation. Filled with visual aids such as diagrams, illustrations, and tables, this market-leading book provides in-depth coverage of database design, demonstrating that the key to successful database implementation is in proper design of databases to fit within a larger strategic view of the data environment. Renowned for its clear, straightforward writing style, the tenth edition has been thoroughly updated to include hot topics
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September
Comparative Anatomy - Dale W. Fishbeck, Aurora SebastianiComparative Anatomy: A Manual of Vertebrate Dissection, Second Edition by Dale W. Fishbeck and Aurora Sebastiani is a comprehensive full-color laboratory manual that can be used in conjunction with any textbook. This book contains detailed color photographs and dissection instructions for the tunicate, amphioxus, lamprey, dogfish shark, mudpuppy, and cat
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September
Down Under and Up and Over - David Epston, Barry BowenDavid Epston continues to be a considerable influence on many UK family therapists/systemic psychotherapists, as well as being one of the two creators of Narrative Therapy, the other being the late Michael White.Part One, "Down Under," contains previously published work from different periods of Epston's writing career. As always, each chapter reflects Epston's creativity, and at times those of his co-writers.Part Two, "Up Over," contains six examples of Epston's current work, all of which are printed here for the first time, including inventive approaches to chronic bed-wetting, relationships
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September
Fundamentals of Physics - David Halliday, Robert ResnickOffers an understanding of fundamental physics concepts, helping readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book includes end-of-chapter problems, 'Chapter Puzzlers', and problem-solving tactics that help beginning Physics students solve problems and avoid common error.
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September
Successful Manager's Handbook - Susan H. GebeleinThis book is an outstanding reference tool for supervisors, managers, and executives. As a long time manager who dealt with organizational issues, growth, personnel matters, finance, and political influences, and one who teaches undergraduate and graduate school courses in management and leadership, I have experienced most of these issues. The author has done a remarkable job in the detail and accuracy of the work. The work is clear and understandable and organized in such as way as to allow easy access to information. To find such a compendium of information in one book instead of many is an