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  • Lean in Construction: Key to Improvements in Time, Cost and Quality | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    Lean in Construction: Key to Improvements in Time, Cost and Quality

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Forris Day, Jr.
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    Lean Construction is a way to do more and more with less and less; less effort, less equipment, less time and less space whilst providing customers with exactly what they want. A Lean system, process, and organisation is one that is waste free. Lean is not about size or number of people employed. A reduction in employees may cut costs, and eliminate the waste of those employees, but does not decrease the proportion of waste to value adding within the organisation or process.

    JARED R CLEMENCE says: "Too much Jargon"
  • Lean Sustainable Supply Chain Management | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Lean Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Darryl Hughes Kurylo
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    In today's business environment, companies are being held accountable to a growing list of stakeholders who assess company performance against a variety of criteria, from financial and operational performance to labor practices and environmental issues.

    Megan Mitchell says: "nice points to consider & implement"
  • Six Sigma Healthcare | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Six Sigma Healthcare

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Barry Lank
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    Six Sigma Healthcare delivery means helping improve patient outcomes while driving down the cost of patient care. Doing so empowers healthcare providers to become more productive. Now, more than ever, the healthcare industry needs to embrace the economic value proposition of improving productivity. Healthcare sector can learn a good deal from industries that are working toward the Six Sigma goal. Let's try it in healthcare and see how close we can get.

    lee says: "Not informative or useful"
  • Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Al Remington
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    Supply chain competence affects your bottom-line in more direct ways than you might realize. In this book we reviewed the role of controlling cost of sales through supply chain competencies and its effect on the corporate financial statements.The balancing act of maintaining a high level of service and low costs is becoming harder for supply chain managers as businesses try to meet the growing customer mantra of "more for less". This pressure comes at a time when business is becoming more global, supply chains are lengthening, and competition is on the rise.

    James Torres says: "Super Boring"
  • CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia: Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia: Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Ayn Czubas
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    Are you a CEO, consultant, or entrepreneur interested in entering or expanding your activity in Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines' market? Then this audiobook is for you! The main objective of this audiobook is to provide you with basic knowledge about Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines; an overview of their economy, business culture, potential opportunities, and an introduction to other relevant issues. Novice exporters, in particular, will find it a useful starting point.

  • 5S Office Management | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    5S Office Management

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Dave Wright
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    Let me suggest a concept called: 5S. 5S is an organizational tool born out of the Toyota production system called Lean. The basic idea behind 5S office management is that a messy office is full of waste. Not only the waste you can see, i.e. the mess; but the time wasted in looking for the right file, your phone, eye glasses. You get the idea.

  • Design For Six Sigma (DFSS) | Ade Asefeso Mcips Mba

    Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso Mcips Mba
    • Narrated By Brian Daniel Young
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    Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), or the Six Sigma DMADV process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify), is an improvement system used to develop new processes or products at Six Sigma quality levels. It also can be employed if a current process requires more than just incremental improvement. It is executed by Six Sigma Green Belts and Six Sigma Black Belts, and overseen by Six Sigma Master Black Belts.

    Steve says: "A quick and powerful crash course"
  • Solar Energy | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Solar Energy

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Robert D. Fleming
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    In order to know where to find solar energy you must first know what solar energy is. Solar energy is energy from the sun. When the sun is shining solar energy is being produced as it sends the heat radiating to the earth.

    Montaque says: "good info"
  • Home Loans for People with Bad Credit | Ade Asefeso Mcips Mba

    Home Loans for People with Bad Credit

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso Mcips Mba
    • Narrated By John Bradford
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    Everyone faces unavoidable financial problems at some time and find that they are in an impossible situation and unable to meet their obligations. This situation might make some feel that it is hopeless to find money help, but that is not necessarily true.

  • CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia: Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia: Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Ayn Czubas
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    Are you a CEO, consultant or entrepreneur interested in entering or expanding your activity in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia's market? Then this audiobook is for you! The main objective of this audiobook is to provide you with basic knowledge about Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia; an overview of their economy, business culture, potential opportunities and an introduction to other relevant issues. Novice exporters, in particular will find it a useful starting point.

    David says: "not much about indonesia"
  • Ceo Tools: Successful Executive Handbook | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA

    Ceo Tools: Successful Executive Handbook

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA
    • Narrated By Chaz Allen
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    Being a CEO takes a great deal more effort and energy than just giving orders. You can't just tell an employee something and move on. You have to understand where they are coming from and their individual strengths, weaknesses, fears, and motivations. During the recent global recession, much attention was devoted to the mistakes that sparked the financial and economic crisis, in hopes of not repeating them.

  • Lean Procurement and Supply Chain Management: Key to Reducing Costs and Improving Profitability | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    Lean Procurement and Supply Chain Management: Key to Reducing Costs and Improving Profitability

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Louis Winfield Bailey
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    During the past few years, companies have focused on supply chain improvements with initiatives centered on operational excellence and cost cutting. But have they worked? In today's on-demand environment, companies are facing growing challenges around market volatility, costs, long lead times, and unpredictable forecasts. Your inventory management decisions can make or break your firm's financial bottom line.

    Riaan says: "Review of lean procurement"
  • All You Need to Know About Foreclosure | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA

    All You Need to Know About Foreclosure

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS, MBA
    • Narrated By Jason W Howard
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    Foreclosure happens when the bank or the lender sells or repossesses a property used in the mortgage loan, or a deed of trust, in which the owner fails to comply with his or agreement with the bank or lender. It is always important for the borrower to know the terms and conditions of the mortgage loan.

  • Lean Retailing | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Lean Retailing

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Forris Day Jr
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    If time is money, then being lean is both. Thanks to mega retailers worldwide, lean principles have rapidly spread to a variety of different manufacturers, such as consumer foods, apparel and food/beverage. Over the past few years, these retailers have dramatically changed how they do business in order to stay competitive in the marketplace.

  • Best Way to Finance a New Car | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    Best Way to Finance a New Car

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 50 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By John Bradford
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    There is really nothing else quite like driving down the road on a beautiful spring day with all the windows rolled down. The fresh air invigorates you and there is something that is just right with the world when you can relax behind the wheel of the car you call your own.

  • How to Become a Corporate Board Member | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    How to Become a Corporate Board Member

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Juan G Molinari
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    Board position opportunities are out there, and you will find out in this audiobook why you should consider searching. The biggest takeaway about looking for a board position: be realistic and be true to yourself and the organization. If you take your service seriously and act in the best interests of the corporation, you will be a successful board member, and you will play an important part in improving the overall level of corporate governance that exists in your city or country's corporate community and beyond.

  • Six Sigma Service, Volume 1 | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Six Sigma Service, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Samuel Fleming
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    Six Sigma goes in to the details of improving customer service, generating business expansion, and gaining knowledge about the service sectors business processes. Most service industries revolve around areas of finance, human resources, and sales and marketing. Hence, Six Sigma delves deeply into the subject of soft skills. Six Sigma can be applied to a company that provides housekeeping services. Firstly, the companies working processes would need to be understood.

    Varga says: "overall ok."
  • Balanced Scorecard | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    Balanced Scorecard

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Barbara H. Scott
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    The balanced scorecard is a strategic planning and management system that is used extensively in business and industry, government, and non-profit organizations worldwide to align business activities to the vision and strategy of the organization, improve internal and external communications, and monitor organization performance against strategic goals.

  • 5S for Supervisors | Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA

    5S for Supervisors

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 58 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Dave Wright
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    Do you want to be the slave of your working environment, or its master? Do you want your working area to help you to do your job, or to hinder your efforts? Do you want to be rushing to complete your tasks, or have time to take pride in them? 5S is a Workplace Organisation system that enables you to be the master of your work area, a work area that helps you to do your job instead of hindering you, so that you have time to take pride in your efforts. It is there to enable you to get each activity right the first time, every time.

    James says: "1 chapter of repetitive common sense tactics"
  • CEO Guide to Doing Business in China | Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA

    CEO Guide to Doing Business in China

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated By Art Hadley
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    China is the great economic success story of the past 30 years. Since the "reform and opening-up" policy was introduced in 1978, China has changed beyond recognition. A Soviet-styled planned economy has transformed into a vibrant market-oriented economy and 400 million people have been lifted out of poverty.

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