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Manufacturing Audiobooks

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    Toyota Production System Concepts

    SMED - How to do a Quick Changeover

    Unabridged

    16 min

    The act of changing a line or machine from making one product to making another is called changeover. Changeover is when we switch from making one product (product A) to making a different product (product B). This involves getting the machines ready and getting everything prepared for the new process. It is considered a waste of time because you are not using the machine at that time, which means ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    LikeWar

    The Weaponization of Social Media

    Narrated by George Guidall ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 21 min

    Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking. Social media are transforming war, crime, and diplomacy. Terrorists can broadcast attacks, "Twitter wars" produce real-world ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    About Time

    A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks

    by David Rooney ...
    Narrated by David Rooney ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Since the dawn of civilisation, we have kept time. But time has always been against us.From the city sundials of ancient Rome to the era of the smartwatch, clocks have been used throughout history to wield power, make money, govern citizens and keep control. Sometimes, also with clocks, we have fought back.In About Time, time expert David Rooney tells the story of ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Lean Production Simplified

    A Plain-Language Guide to the World's Most Powerful Production System

    by Pascal Dennis ...
    Narrated by Russell Bentley ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 43 min

    Following in the tradition of its Shingo Prize-winning predecessors, Lean Production Simplified, Third Edition gives a clear overview of the structure and tools of the Lean production system. Written for the practitioner by a practitioner, it delivers a comprehensive insider's view of Lean management. The author helps readers grasp the system as a whole, as well as the factors that animate it, by ... Read more

    $73.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Me? Buy An Electric Car? Hah! NEVER!

    But if you're gonna Buy One, here are some things you need to know

    Narrated by Christopher Fong ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 56 min

    Promote self-sufficiency and sustainability by switching from gas guzzlers to electric cars.Do you worry about how much damage we'll do to the planet if we continue to rely on fossil fuels?Do you want to take the most environmentally friendly route possible in your efforts to protect Earth?Inside this essential manual on electric vehicles, you will discover:Compelling reasons to switch to electric ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Takt Time

    A Guide to the Very Basic Lean Calculation

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    Takt time is calculated as the amount of manufacturing time that is available divided by the volume of orders. In the 1930s, the German aviation industry employed Takt for the first time as a production management tool. The idea was widely used within Toyota in the 1950s, and by the late 1960s, it had been adopted by the majority of the Toyota supplier base. Every month, Toyota assesses the takt ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Leadersights

    Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces

    by David Veech ...
    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    Love, learn, let go. Three decisions. Three actions. Three habits. Together, these offer leaders insight (Leadersights) into the true nature of leadership and can create the type of workplace that can thrive in a demanding future. Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces focuses on how organizations of all types can create a leader-development system that defines critical ... Read more

    $74.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Portable Magic

    A History of Books and their Readers

    by Emma Smith ...
    Narrated by Emma Smith ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 25 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'A fascinating journey into our relationship with the physical book...I lost count of the times I exclaimed with delight when I read a nugget of information I hadn't encountered before' Val McDermid, The TimesMost of what we say about books is really about the words inside them: the rosy nostalgic glow for childhood reading, the lifetime companionship of a much-loved ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Asset Operations

    The Future of Maintenance, Reliability, and Operations

    by Ryan Chan ...
    Narrated by Ryan Chan ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 41 min

    In today’s world, the majority of asset-intensive organizations are still stuck with complex, rigid, and sometimes antiquated technology solutions that simply cannot step up to evolving challenges and an ever-changing market. Why do the world’s most important industries—ones that billions of people rely on for essential human needs—operate with approaches that run the risk of making them extremely ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    How Not To Shop

    A laugh-out-loud, feel-good romantic comedy

    by Carmen Reid ...
    Narrated by Julie Maisey ...
    Series Audiobook 3 - The Annie Valentine Series

    Unabridged

    9 hours 14 min

    'I loved her then, I love her now. Annie's back and she's better than ever! Fun, feel good and feisty - Annie Valentine is the woman you want to share a cocktail with!' Portia MacIntoshHer passion is fashion... but she's on a budget!Personal shopper Annie Valentine is about to hit the big time: presenting a glamorous TV makeover series! This is it for Annie and her little family. No more scrimping ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Delivering Fantastic Customer Experience

    How to Turn Customer Satisfaction Into Customer Relationships

    Narrated by Christopher Ragland ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 8 min

    If you don’t offer great customer experience, your main competitors will take away 50% of your business. Period. Gone are the days in which businesses could simply offer an "OK" experience and get away with it. In today’s hypercompetitive environment, companies can no longer be just B2C or B2B. They must become B2Me – more personal, more relevant. With customers having higher expectations and ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Made in the USA

    The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    Narrated by Adam Barr ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 53 min

    In Made in the USA, Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of predigital history and that the loss of American manufacturing is a desirable evolutionary step toward a pure service economy. Smil argues that no advanced economy can prosper without a strong, innovative manufacturing sector and the jobs it creates. Smil explains how manufacturing became a fundamental ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

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    The Seven Deadly Wastes and How to Remove Them from Your Business

    The Heart of the Toyota Production System

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    This book discusses the seven deadly wastes (muda) in the value stream process. It presents the cost of each waste, its effect on the process, and how it can be eliminated to increase profitability. Waste removal increases the profitability of any business. Processes are classified into value added and waste. The seven deadly wastes that could exist in any manufacturing process originated in Japan ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Heijunka

    The Leveling Art of the Japanese Auto Industry

    Unabridged

    1 hour 2 min

    Heijunka (Japanese for "production smoothing or leveling"): It is a technique used to smooth out production in all departments as well as that of the supplier over time in order to facilitate Just-In-Time (JIT) production. It means production leveling (finding and maintaining average production volumes). The fundamental goal of using the Heijunka technique is to supply goods at a steady rate so ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Toyota Production System Concepts

    Understanding OEE in Lean Production

    Unabridged

    40 min

    Overall equipment efficiency (OEE) shows how well a machine or equipment is performing by comparing the number of defect-free products or parts it makes to its maximum potential output. The OEE of a machine or process at 100 percent means that it is working at its highest possible capacity without any errors.There are three things that make up OEE: availability, performance, and quality. When the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Umdenken as a Service - Die Zukunft des Maschinenbaus in Europa

    Unabridged

    2 hours 38 min

    »Umdenken as a Service« beschreibt die Reise von drei Maschinenbauern, eine der erfolgreichsten Exportindustrien Europas völlig neu zu denken. Ihr Ziel: Kollaboration und Service statt des klassischen Verkaufs. Ihr Schlüssel: Systemgrenzen verschieben. Alles komplett aufbohren, zerlegen und neu zusammensetzen, lautet die Devise. Das Buch will eine Initialzündung sein – für Ihre eigene Reise zu ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Transforming Health Care

    Virginia Mason Medical Center's Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience

    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 49 min

    For decades, the manufacturing industry has employed the Toyota Production System — the most powerful production method in the world — to reduce waste, improve quality, reduce defects and increase worker productivity. In 2001, Virginia Mason Medical Center, an integrated healthcare delivery system in Seattle, Washington set out to achieve its compelling vision to become The Quality Leader and to ... Read more

    $65.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Lights Out

    Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric

    Narrated by James Edward Thomas ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 38 min

    **A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER"If you’re in any kind of leadership role—whether at a company, a non-profit, or somewhere else—there’s a lot you can learn here."—Bill Gates, Gates NotesHow could General Electric—perhaps America’s most iconic corporation—suffer such a swift and sudden fall from grace?**This is the definitive history of General Electric’s epic decline, as told by the two Wall ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Behemoth

    A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

    Narrated by Stephen Bowlby ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 44 min

    A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on societyWe live in a factory-made world: modern life is built on three centuries of advances in factory production, efficiency, and technology. But giant factories have also fueled our fears about the future since their beginnings, when William Blake called them “dark Satanic mills.” Many factories that operated over the last ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Welding for Beginners in Fabrication

    The Essentials of the Welding Craft

    by Roger Scates ...
    Narrated by Derek Newman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 6 min

    Discover the essentials for every welding beginner. Start mastering the welding craft the right way!Learning such a complex craft can be difficult and even intimidating at first. The information can be overwhelming and the options may seem endless and confusing. So much so that it’s hard to find the right place to start. That is why having a solid foundation of knowledge can drastically reduce the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Revenge of Analog

    Real Things and Why They Matter

    by David Sax ...
    Narrated by David Sax ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 17 min

    One of Michiko Kakutani's (New York Times) top ten books of 2016A funny thing happened on the way to the digital utopia. We've begun to fall back in love with the very analog goods and ideas the tech gurus insisted that we no longer needed. Businesses that once looked outdated, from film photography to brick-and-mortar retail, are now springing with new life. Notebooks, records, and stationery ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Welding: Your Ultimate Guide To Weld and Cut Metal

    Narrated by Matt Montanez ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 43 min

    Learn about welding and fabrication in manufacturingToday only, get this audio bestseller for a special price.This audio program is aimed at those with no prior knowledge or experience of welding who would like to learn the basics. You’ll learn the technical and theoretical understanding needed to work in the industry. Learn how welding provides a means to combine different materials without ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Kanban the Toyota Way

    An Inventory Buffering System to Eliminate Inventory

    Unabridged

    52 min

    Production kanban, which translates to "sign" or "signboard" in Japanese, instructs an upstream process on the kind and number of goods to produce for a downstream process. In a pull system, a kanban is a signalling tool that provides approval and instructions for the manufacture or withdrawal (conveyance) of products. The conveyance used by the downstream process is referred to as the "withdrawal ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Spot Welding Interview Success: An Introduction to Spot Welding

    by Chetan Singh ...
    Narrated by Digital Voice Maxwell G ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 28 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice."Unlock the doors to a thriving career in spot welding with 'Spot Welding Interview Success: An Introduction to Spot Welding.' This welding book is your indispensable guide to mastering spot welding interviews, providing a comprehensive introduction to the principles, techniques, and industry dynamics.Whether you're a seasoned professional or a ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus