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    • Lean in Construction

    • Key to Improvements in Time, Cost and Quality
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Forris Day Jr.
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worst reader ever

    • By Mic on 04-04-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Joint Ventures

    • Stronger Together
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Susan Lee
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Entering into a joint venture is a major decision. This audiobook gives an overview of the main ways you can set up a joint venture, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, how to assess if you are ready to commit, what to look for in a joint venture partner, and how to make it work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intel aquired +20

    • By Keith on 10-13-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Six Sigma Healthcare

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Barry Lank
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not informative or useful

    • By lee on 07-30-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Al Remington
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Super Boring

    • By James Torres on 06-01-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Lean Healthcare

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Mark La Roi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    I am encouraged to see healthcare leaders looking beyond the ways they have always done things in the past to implement innovative solutions to curb the industry's skyrocketing costs, poor quality, nursing shortages and employee dissatisfaction; all symptoms of deeper problems inherent in the system itself.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Home Loans for People with Bad Credit

    • By: Ade Asefeso Mcips Mba
    • Narrated by: John Bradford
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lean Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Darryl Hughes Kurylo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nice points to consider & implement

    • By Megan Mitchell on 03-12-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 5s for Healthcare

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Mark La Roi
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    While there are a growing number of books based on the Toyota Production System, or lean, focused on healthcare, there are very few that detail the tools that make lean more than just a way of thinking and put the methodology into practice.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lean IT

    • Key to Improvement of Carbon Footprints
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Dan McGowan
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Lean IT promises to identify and eradicate waste that otherwise contributes to poor customer service, lost business, higher than necessary business costs, and lost employee productivity. To these ends, Lean IT targets eight elements within IT operations that add no value to the finished product, service, customers and organizations. The aim of this book is to help you make key IT investment decisions that will propel your organization's IT function into the future and help maximize the productivity and efficiency of your organization.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • TPM Simplified

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Christy Lynn
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    It’s time once again to make much of a simple concept; that two groups with different names, languages and cultures might put aside their old habits, pettiness, and grudges, recognize the overwhelming alignment of their most critical self-interests, and join their complementary strengths to achieve unprecedented peace, harmony, and productivity. That’s the concept behind total productive maintenance (TPM).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overall good content, but with average narration.

    • By Rudy on 02-13-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Six Sigma Service, Volume 1

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Samuel Fleming
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • overall ok.

    • By Varga on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • How to Become a Corporate Board Member

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Juan G Molinari
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • All You Need to Know About Foreclosure

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Jason W Howard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lean Recruitment

    • Effective Recruiting Strategy
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Heston Mosher
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    This audiobook outlines how you might use Lean to do more with less within your recruitment process. This audiobook is used to remind ourselves again that the core idea of Lean is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Franchise Business: A Powerful Winning Strategy for Business Growth in Any Economy

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Susan Lee
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In general, companies decide to begin franchising for one of three reasons: lack of money, people, or time. Opening your own franchise business is a big step for those who choose the venture, and it can be somewhat intimidating. The franchise marketplace is filled with innumerable franchise systems over a vast range of industries.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • For the true beginner

    • By J. Howie on 07-18-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Lean Procurement and Supply Chain Management

    • Key to Reducing Costs and Improving Profitability
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Louis Winfield Bailey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 19
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      2 out of 5 stars 19
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Review of lean procurement

    • By Riaan on 07-19-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • How to Beat Adult Dyslexia

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Gary L. Willprecht
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    This audiobook offers a how-to guide on how to accept and overcome adult dyslexia. You will be able to clear expressions on what strengths dyslexic people have, how to determine whether you have dyslexia, and support offered to adults that have dyslexia. Listen to How to Beat Adult Dyslexia and gain the confidence you need.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • meh

    • By M_GTS on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Sustainable Urban Supply Chain Management

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Robin Rowan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Supply chain optimization is a topic of increasing interest today, whether the main intention is to maximize the efficiency of one's global supply chain system or to pro-actively make it greener. There are many changes that can be made to improve the performance of a supply chain, ranging from where materials are purchased, the types of materials purchased, how those materials get to you, how your products are distributed, and many more.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia

    • Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Ayn Czubas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 5
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Reshoring

    • Manufacturing is Coming Home - Lean
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Pete Ferrand
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Reshoring is essentially the opposite of offshoring, it is a term used to describe the act of bringing back offshored manufacturing to a country. In the beginning of 2011, for the most part, most people thought that this was just impossible, that there would be no reshoring to the U.S. or UK, that everything was going to China, manufacturing was leaving both countries and it will never come back and I think the striking thing is how much that’s changed in the last three years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Likely true at the time but now events have chnged

    • By Nimbus Nico on 03-26-18

    Regular price: $6.95

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