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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

    • CEO Guide to Doing Business in Japan

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Cole Niblett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The main objective of this CEO guide to doing business in Japan is to provide you with basic knowledge about Japan; an overview of its economy, business culture, potential opportunities and an introduction to other relevant issues. Novice exporters, in particular will find this audiobook a useful starting point.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely UK-centric

    • By David R. Munson on 05-09-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 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
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      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

    • 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

    • How to Buy a Business with Little or No Money Down

    • By: Ade Asefeso - MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Francie Wyck
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Many smart entrepreneurs prefer to buy an existing business instead of beginning a new one. Buying a business that is already operational will bring many benefits, including an already established product or service, well-trained staff who know the business, and enough success to have kept the company afloat for a period of time. Not having any money to purchase the business will not necessarily keep you from buying it.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • interesting book, needs more editing

    • By John Watts on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 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 Home

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Mark La Roi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    There are some people who think there is no place for 5s Lean at home, just like those who say you can't bake without ovens! The 5S process of Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain is a lean manufacturing process in use by the Toyota Production System for decades. The premise of 5S is to help organize and improve the conditions of a workplace, but this process can be used for your home as well. These steps can help you get your home organized now, and keep it that way.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not really about home...

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Lean Sales and Marketing

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Samuel Fleming
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    When Ftse 100 Ceo's were polled and asked the question, "Are your sales people calling on the right customers, at the right time, with the right offer?" 99.3% responded, "I don't know." Which shouldn't surprise. Sales and Marketing are still the last bastions of protected turf, limited management scrutiny and lack of accountability.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • CEO Guide to Doing Business in Asia

    • Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 4

    Are you a CEO, consultant or entrepreneur interested in entering or expanding your activity in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao's market? Then this audiobook is for you! The main objective of this audiobook is to provide you with basic knowledge about Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao; 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. Hong Kong is an international city with a population of almost seven million.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not Suitable as an Audiobook

    • By Nathan Taube on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 5S for Supervisors

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • 1 chapter of repetitive common sense tactics

    • By James on 05-31-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 5S Lean Manufacturing

    • Key to Improving Net Profit
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Samuel Fleming
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8

    5S is a simple and highly effective set of lean manufacturing techniques that removes waste from the work environment through a better workplace organization, general cleanliness, and effective visual communication.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 5S?

    • By Shayne on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Ceo Guide To Doing Business In Middle East

    • United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain And Qatar
    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Susan Lee
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    The UAE is situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The UAE is a federation of seven Emirates each with its own Ruler. Saudi Arabia's command economy is petroleum-based; roughly 75% of budget revenues and 90% of export earnings come from the oil industry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fine presentation

    • By Philo on 02-09-14

    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
    • Story
      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

    • 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
    • Performance
      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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

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