Lean for Systems Engineering with Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering

  • 5h 9m
  • Bohdan W. Oppenheim
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2011

The book describes the cutting-edge field of Lean for Systems Engineering and the new intellectual product Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering, LEfSE, a comprehensive checklist of 194 practices of Systems Engineering, focused on creating value without waste in large technological programs.

About the Author

Bohdan W. Oppenheim is the founder and Co-Chair of the Lean Systems Engineering Working Group of INCOSE and leader of the development effort of Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering. Dr. Oppenheim is Professor of Systems Engineering at Loyola Marymount University. He serves as a coordinator of the Educational Network of the Lean Advancement Initiative Consortium at MIT. Previously, Dr. Oppenheim served seven years as a director of the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center, assessing some 125 industrial plants for lean productivity. He has consulted with Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, and many other U.S. and foreign firms on lean systems engineering.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • A Brief History of Recent Management Paradigms
  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Lean in Product Development
  • From Traditional to Lean Systems Engineering
  • Development of Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering (LEfSE)
  • Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering
  • General Guidance for Implementation
  • Glossary of Abbreviations
  • Glossary of Idioms, Colloquialisms and Foreign Expressions