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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 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      3 out of 5 stars 28

    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

    • Lean Government

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Wendy Almeida
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In these incredibly tough budget times, you would think government agencies would be working extra hard to find ways of doing things more efficiently. Unfortunately, leaders across the world are grabbing the same old playbook: recruitment freezes, travel restrictions, delaying maintenance, and so on. They are not examining the actual work being done; the operations are fundamentally the same.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 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

    • 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 Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Darryl Hughes Kurylo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    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

    • 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
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      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

    • 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
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      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

    • Buying Businesses In or Out of Bankruptcy

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Al Remington
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Though often overlooked, bankruptcy sales can be a real benefit to businesses looking for great deals. Prospective purchasers must, of course, interface with the bankruptcy court, so you must understand the lay of the land when looking for a bargain. Purchasing the assets of a business in or out of bankruptcy can offer considerable value at significant discounts.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Basic, good intro. but is UK LAW

    • By Philo on 05-26-16

    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 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 10

    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

    • 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

    • 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
    • Performance
      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

    • 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

    • 5S Office Management

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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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.

    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
    • Story
      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
    • Performance
      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

    • 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
    • Performance
      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

    • Lean Tools

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Lean core idea is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. Simply, lean means creating more value for customers with fewer resources. "More for less" Lean has a very extensive collection of tools and concepts. In this book we discussed the importance of these tools and our understanding of what they are and how they can help. This is an excellent way to get you started on your Lean Journey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent review of Lean

    • By Megan Mitchell on 03-17-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Outsourcing

    • The Competitive Advantages
    • By: Ade Asefeso, MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Al Remington
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 2
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      1 out of 5 stars 2

    If one takes the view that outsourcing is driven by a desire to reduce costs, by buying into a consistent set of scalable processes which are shared across a number of organisations, then it follows that none of these areas should (or could) be sources of unique competitive advantage.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lean Banking

    • By: Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
    • Narrated by: Forris Day Jr
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    In response to the recent economy’s woes, banks have placed a growing premium on reducing costs and improving operational efficiencies and many banks have turned to lean programs as a useful tool. Most of these banks will find themselves disappointed, however, because few lean initiatives, in our experience, deliver the expected results. The near and longer-term impact on costs proves to be far less than expected, and any gains in efficiency prove to be either temporary or too limited in scope...

    Regular price: $6.95

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