Publications and Presentations

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Books

  1. "Faster, Better, Cheaper" in the History of Manufacturing: From the Stone Age to Lean Manufacturing and BeyondRoser, Christoph. “A Flexible Design Methodology.” Doctoral Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, 2000. (Not published, no ISBN)
  2. Nakano, Masaru, Shuichi Sato, Christoph Roser, Fumiko Kubota, Minoru Tanaka, Yukata Inamori, and Shigetoshi Noritake. Modeling and Evaluating the Manufacturing Enterprise – How to Make Decision in the Manufacturing Enterprise. Toyota Central R&D Labs, Inc., 2006. (Collection of research paper published as an internal book within Toyota, no ISBN, not publicly available)
  3. Roser, Christoph. Faster, Better, Cheaper” in the History of Manufacturing: From the Stone Age to Lean Manufacturing and Beyond, 439 pages, 1st ed. Productivity Press, 2016, ISBN 978-1498756303 (Read more about my book)
  4. Roser, Christoph. “Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräfte”, 260 pages, AllAboutLean publishing, 2018 (in German, ISBN 978-3-96382-002-1 Hardcover, 978-3-96382-000-7 Paperback, 978-3-96382-003-8 E-Book)(superseded by second edition, see below)
  5. Roser, Christoph. “Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräfte: Studentenversion in Schwarz-Weiß”, 260 pages, AllAboutLean publishing, 2018 (in German, ISBN 978-3-96382-001-4)(superseded by second edition, see below)
  6. Roser, Christoph. “Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräfte, 2. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage“, 293 pages, AllAboutLean publishing, 2019 (in German, ISBN 978-3-96382-004-5 Paperback, 978-3-96382-006-9 kindle E-Book) (Read more about my book)
  7. Roser, Christoph. “Fertigungstechnik für Führungskräfte: Studentenversion in Schwarz-Weiß, 2. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage“, 293 pages, AllAboutLean publishing, 2019 (in German, ISBN 978-3-96382-005-2 Paperback)

Book Sections

  1. Roser, Christoph, and David O Kazmer. “Defect Cost Analysis.” In Plastics Failure Analysis and Prevention, edited by John Moalli, 63–72. William Andrew Inc., 2001. (Book section based on research paper)
  2. Sato, Shuichi, Roser, Christoph, Kubota, Fumiko, Nakano, Masaru, 2006. Methodology of Outsourcing Design and Engineering Process, in: Information Control Problems in Manufacturing. Elsevier, pp. 739–744.
  3. Roser, Christoph, Nakano, Masaru, 2015. Guidelines for the Selection of FIFO Lanes and Supermarkets for Kanban-Based Pull Systems – When to Use a FIFO and When to Use a Supermarket, in: Advances in Production Management Systems: Innovative Production Management Towards Sustainable Growth. Springer, pp. 282–289.
  4. Roser, Christoph, Nakano, Masaru, M., 2015. A Quantitative Comparison of Bottleneck Detection Methods in Manufacturing Systems with Particular Consideration for Shifting Bottlenecks, in: Advances in Production Management Systems: Innovative Production Management Towards Sustainable Growth. Springer, pp. 273–281.
  5. Romeser, Carolin, Roser, Christoph, 2016. Direction of the Bottleneck in Dependence on Inventory Levels, in: Advances in Production Management Systems. Initiatives for a Sustainable World. Springer, pp. 667–674.
  6. Wiesse, Denis, Roser, Christoph, 2016. Supermarkets vs. FIFO Lanes: A Comparison of Work-in-Process Inventories and Delivery Performance, in: Advances in Production Management Systems. Initiatives for a Sustainable World. Springer, pp. 651–658.
  7. Roser, Christoph, Kai Lorentzen, David Lenze, Jochen Deuse, Ferdinand Klenner, Ralph Richter, Jacqueline Schmitt, and Peter Willats. 2017. “Bottleneck Prediction Using the Active Period Method in Combination with Buffer Inventories.” In APMS 2017: Advances in Production Management Systems. The Path to Intelligent, Collaborative and Sustainable Manufacturing, 374–81. Springer.
  8. Roser, Christoph, Hauke Meier, and Masaru Nakano. 2017. “Relationship between Variants and Inventory Under Consideration of the Replenishment Time.” In APMS 2017: Advances in Production Management Systems. The Path to Intelligent, Collaborative and Sustainable Manufacturing, 382–89. Springer.

Interviews and Introductions

  1. Schlesiger, Christian. “Quereinsteiger Gesucht,” Interview mit Christoph Roser, Capital, no. 9 (April 19, 2006): 76–79.
  2. Bünte, Claudia, and Christoph Roser. “Experienced Hires Bei McKinsey – Quereinsteiger Im Gespräch.” E-Fellows.net, April 16, 2007.
  3. Rohm, Thomas. “Professor Dr. Christoph Roser.” Magazin der Hochschule Karlsruhe 70, WS14/15 (January 10, 2014): Page 73.
  4. Pakman, David, 2016. Interview with Christoph Roser: Neither Candidate Is Telling You the Truth About “Manufacturing Jobs.” The David Pakman Show, October 21, 2016. USA TV Interview
  5. Graban, Mark. “Podcast #330 – Christoph Roser, His Grand Tour of Japanese Automakers.” Mark Graban’s Lean Blog, January 29, 2019.
  6. Χάρη Φλουδόπουλο, (Haris Floudopoulos). “Chr. Roser: Πιο γνωστοί από τη βιομηχανία σας είναι οι συνδικαλιστές σας (Chr. Roser: Ihre Branche ist am besten für Ihre Gewerkschafter bekannt).” Capital.gr, 2019. https://www.capital.gr/epixeiriseis/3342697/chr-roser-pio-gnostoi-apo-ti-biomixania-sas-einai-oi-sundikalistes-sas.

Journal Articles

  1. Kazmer, David O, and Christoph Roser. “Evaluation of Product and Process Design Robustness.” Research in Engineering Design 11, no. 1 (1999): 20–30. Frequently cited
  2. Kazmer, David O, Deepak Kapoor, Christoph Roser, Liang Zhu, David Hatch, and Yanli Zhao. “Definition and Application of a Process Flexibility Index.” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 125 (2003): 164–172.
  3. Roser, Christoph, David O Kazmer, and James Rinderle. “An Economic Design Change Method.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design 125, no. 2 (2003): 233–239.
  4. Roser, Christoph, and Masaru Nakano. “Confidence Intervals from a Single Simulation Using the Delta Method.” International Journal of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, Series C, Special Issue on Advanced Scheduling 46, no. 1 (March 1, 2003): 67–72.
  5. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Constraint Management in Manufacturing Systems.” International Journal of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, Series C, Special Issue on Advanced Scheduling 46, no. 1 (March 1, 2003): 73–80.
  6. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Single Simulation Buffer Optimization.” JSME International Journal Series C: Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing 48, no. 4 (December 2005): 763–769.
  7. Roser, Christoph. “Geschichte der Produktion.” Magazin der Hochschule Karlsruhe issue 70, WS14/15 (January 10, 2014): page 51.
  8. Roser, Christoph. “Ein kleiner Fertigungs-Knigge – Zehn Gebote für den Umgang mit Menschen,” Yokoten, vol. 4, no. 3, 2015, pages 6–10
  9. Roser, Christoph. “Layout-Entwicklung an der Toyota-Montagelinie – Ein Besuch im Werk Motomachi.” Yokoten 4, no. 4, 2015, pages 28-29.
  10. Roser, C., Lorentzen, K., Deuse, J., 2015. Reliable Shop Floor Bottleneck Detection for Flow Lines Through Process and Inventory Observations: The Bottleneck Walk. Logistics Research 8.
  11. Roser, Christoph. “Muda, Mura, Muri: Die Drei Übel Der Produktion.” Yokoten 4, no. 5, 2015, pages 23-27
  12. Roser, Christoph. “Mit Vorsicht zu Genießen – KPIs richtig Betrachten und Deuten.” Yokoten 4, no. 6 (January 12, 2015): 22–25.
  13. Javanshir, Amir, and Christoph Roser. “Produktsegmentierung Des Amerikanischen Automobilmarktes – Kannibalisierung und Fehlende Strategien.” Sonderdruck Arbeitskreis Automobilwirtschaft, 2016.
  14. Roser, Christoph. “Lean for Refugees – Erste Workshops Erfolgreich Abgeschlossen.” Yokoten 5, no. 1 (2016): 20–21.
  15. Roser, Christoph. “Richtig Messen – KPIs Zum Nutzen Des Unternehmens Einsetzen.” Yokoten 5, no. 1 (2016): 26–29.
  16. Roser, Christoph. “Der Kreidekreis von Taiichi Ohno: Beobachten – Verstehen – Entscheiden – Handeln.” Yokoten 5, no. 2 pg 18-21 (2016).
  17. Roser, Christoph. “Der A3-Report: Mehr Als Nur Eine Problemlösungsmethode.” Yokoten 5, no. 3 pg 18-22, (2016).
  18. Roser, Christoph. “Andon – mehr als nur Lichter, Knöpfe und Leinen: Einsatz und Nutzen von Andon-Systemen”. Yokoten 5, no. 4, pg 20–24, 2016.
  19. Roser, Christoph, 2016. “Geschichten aus Japan Schlanke Prinzipien in der japanischen öffentlichen Toilette“. Yokoten 5, no. 5, pg 25–27.
  20. Roser, Christoph, “Supermarkt und FIFO-Strecke:  Sinnvoller Einsatz zur Steuerung von Material und Informationen,” Yokoten, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 22–26, 2016.
  21. Wiesse, Denis, and Christoph H Roser. “Supermarkt Und FIFO-Strecke: Was Braucht Weniger Bestand Für Die Gleiche Liefererfüllung?” Yokoten 6, no. 1 (2017): pg. 20–22.
  22. Roser, Christoph. “Losgröße Eins – Ein Stück Aus Einem Guß: Toyotas Und Densos Stetiges Streben Nach Losgröße Eins.” Yokoten 6, no. 2 (2017): pg. 20–22.
  23. Roser, Christoph “Die Chaku-Chaku-Linie: Prozessoptimierung Mit Verschiedenen Möglichkeiten.” Yokoten 6, no. 3 (2017): pg. 20–23.
  24. Roser, Christoph “Ohne Supermarkt Kein Kanban in Der Produktion – Tipps Zur Einführung Eines Neuen Kanban-Systems.” Yokoten 6 (4) 2017: 22–25.
  25. Roser, Christoph H. 2017. “Mehr Als Ein Signal Für Nachschub Oder Produktion – Mit Kanban-Karten Informationen Zur Verfügung Stellen.” Yokoten 6 (5). https://www.cetpm.de/produkt-kategorie/fachmagazin/.
  26. Roser, Christoph “Wo Die Schlanke Produktion Schiefging – Eine Historische Perspektive.” Yokoten 6 (6) 2017.
  27. Roser, Christoph “Macht Ein “Black Belt” Den Lean-Profi Aus? Der Unterschied Zwischen Lean Und Six Sigma – Eine Kritische Betrachtung.” Yokoten 7 (1): 24–2018
  28. Roser, Christoph “Der Königsweg: Losgröße Eins.” Yokoten 7 (2) 2018.
  29. Roser, Christoph “Wie Toyota Seine Mitarbeiter Bewertet – Evaluierung Nach Einheitlichen Kriterien Gibt Klarheit Und Transparenz.” Yokoten 7 (3): 24–27.2018
  30. Roser, Christoph “Eine Lobrede Auf Littles Gesetz – Inventar, Durchsatz Und Durchlaufzeit Transparent Machen“. Yokoten 7(4): 16–19. 2018
  31. Roser, Christoph. “Visuelles Management – Die Kunst, Informationen Sichtbar Und Verständlich Zu Machen.” Yokoten 7, no. 5 (2018): 24–27.
  32. Roser, Christoph. “NIEZNANE WNĘTRZA JAPOŃSKICH FABRYK – MAZDA I MITSUBISHI „Grand Tour” po japońskich koncernach samochodowych cz. 2.” Production Manager 5, no. 17 (2018): 28–33.
  33. Roser, Christoph. “PRODUKCJA SPOD KWITNĄCEJ WIŚNI – SUBARU I SUZUKI: „Grand Tour” po japońskich koncernach samochodowych cz. 1.” Production Manager 4, no. 17 (2018): 26–31.
  34. Roser, Christoph. “Monozukuri – Japanische Arbeitsethik.” Yokoten 7, no. 6 (2018): 14–17.
  35. Roser, Christoph. “Problemursachen Aufdecken: Die Richtige Anwendung von ‘5 Why.’” Yokoten 8, no. 1 (2019): 12–15.
  36. Roser, Christoph.  “Just-in-Time bei Hyundai Mobis in Korea: Vorbildlicher Materialfluss,” Yokoten 8, no. 2, (2019): 12-15
  37. Roser Christoph “The Power of Six – Die Beziehung zwischen Zeit und Geld in der Produktion“. Yokoten 8, no. 4, (2019) :16–19
  38. Roser Christoph “Lean und Industrie 4.0: Betrachtung von Unterschieden, Gemeinsamkeiten, Konflikten und Ergänzungen“. Yokoten 8, no. 3, (2019) :16–19

Conference Articles

About 80% of the following conference articles were presented by me in English, German, or Japanese.

  1. Kazmer, David O, Christoph Roser, and Stephen Shuler. “Theory of Constraints for Design and Manufacture of Thermoplastic Parts.” In Proceedings of the Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 3:3068–3072. Atlanta, Georgia, USA: Society of Plastics Engineers Inc., 1998. Best Design Paper Award and Marrow Future Technology Award
  2. Roser, Christoph, and David Kazmer. “Robust Product Design for Injection Molding Parts.” In Proceedings of the Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA: Society of Plastics Engineers Inc., 1998.
  3. Roser, Christoph, and David O Kazmer. “Risk Effect Minimization using Flexible Product and Process Design.” In Proceedings of the Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 4th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 4:383–394. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: ASME, 1999.
  4. Kazmer, David O, Ade Fagade, and Christoph Roser. “Advances in Mechanical Systems Synthesis.” In Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference. Tampa, Florida, USA, 2000.
  5. Kazmer, David O, Ade Fagade, Christoph Roser, Haoyu Xu, and Liang Zhu. “Incorporation of Engineering Analysis Within Design Synthesis.” In Proceedings of the 2nd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference. Monterrey, Mexico, 2000.
  6. Roser, Christoph, and David O Kazmer. “Flexible Design Methodology.” In Proceedings of the 5th Design for Manufacturing Conference Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 3:139–148. Baltimore, Maryland, USA: ASME, 2000.
  7. Roser, Christoph, and David O Kazmer. “A Method for Robust Flexible Design.” In Proceedings of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Plastic Engineers, 3:2948–2952. Orlando, Florida, USA: Society of Plastics Engineers, 2000.
  8. Roser, Christoph, and David O Kazmer. “Defect Cost Analysis.” In Proceeding of the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference. New York, NY, USA, 1999.
  9. Kazmer, David O, Liang Zhu, and Christoph Roser. “Some Advances in Design Representation and Feasibility Analysis.” In Proceedings of the 3rd National Science Foundation Design & Manufacturing Conference, 2001.
  10. Nakano, Masaru, Christoph Roser, and Minoru Tanaka. “離散事象型システムのボトルネック発見手法 (Discrete Event System Bottleneck Detection).” In Proceedings of the Autumn Research Symposium, Operations Research Society of Japan, 158–159, 2001.
  11. Roser, Christoph. “Automatic Real Time Bottleneck Detection.” In Proceedings of the Toyota Central Research and Development Technical Conference. Nagakute, Aichi, Japan: Toyota Central Research and Development Laboratories, 2001.
  12. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “A Practical Bottleneck Detection Method” In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, edited by Brett A Peters, Jeffrey S Smith, D. J Medeiros, and Matt W Rohrer, 2:949–953. Arlington, Virginia, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2001. Frequently cited
  13. Roser, Christoph, and Masaru Nakano. “Single Simulation Confidence Intervals.” In Proceedings of the Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, 289–294. Hiroshima, Japan, 2002.
  14. Roser, Christoph, and Masaru Nakano. “Single Simulation Confidence Intervals Using the Delta Method.” In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scheduling, edited by H. Fujimoto and M. Kuroda, 63–66. Hamamatsu, Japan, 2002. Best Paper Award
  15. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Shifting Bottleneck Detection.” In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, edited by Enver Yucesan, C. -H Chen, J. L Snowdon, and John M Charnes, 1079–1086. San Diego, CA, USA, 2002. Frequently cited
  16. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Detecting Shifting Bottlenecks.” In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scheduling, 59–62. Hamamatsu, Japan, 2002.
  17. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Throughput Sensitivity Analysis Using a Single Simulation.” In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, edited by Enver Yucesan, C. -H Chen, J. L Snowdon, and John M Charnes, 1087–1094. San Diego, CA, USA, 2002.
  18. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Tracking Shifting Bottlenecks.” In Proceedings of the Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, 745–750. Hiroshima, Japan, 2002.
  19. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Utilization Vs. Throughput: Bottleneck Detection in AGV Systems.” In Proceedings of the Logistic System Symposium, 67–70. Nagoya, 2002.
  20. Kazmer, David O, Christoph Roser, and Robert Malloy. “Hedge Strategies for Plastic Part Design.” In Proceedings of the Society of Plastic Engineers Annual Technical Conference. Nashville, USA, 2003.
  21. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Understanding the Cause of Back-Orders in Logistic Systems.” In Proceedings of the Logistic System Symposium, 191–194. Tokyo, Japan, 2003.
  22. Roser, Christoph. “生産システムのボトルネック発見手法 (Bottleneck Detection in Production Systems).” In Proceedings of the Operations Research Society of Japan SG2: Just-in-time Production Systems, 2003. Presentation in Japanese
  23. Tanaka, Minoru, Takayuki Nagaya, Christoph Roser, Noriyoshi Sano, and Shigetoshi Noritake. “生産ラインシミュレーション 統合型支援システム (Integrated Support for Production Line Simulation).” In Proceedings of the Spring Meeting of the Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 156. Tokyo, Japan, 2003. Presentation in Japanese
  24. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Buffer Allocation Model Based on a Single Simulation.” In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, edited by S. Chick, Paul J Sanchez, David Ferrin, and Douglas J Morrice, 1238–1246. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2003.
  25. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Comparison of Bottleneck Detection Methods for AGV Systems.” In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, edited by S. Chick, Paul J Sanchez, David Ferrin, and Douglas J Morrice, 1192–1198. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2003. Frequently cited
  26. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Time Shifting Bottlenecks in Manufacturing.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics. Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, 2004.
  27. Karania, Ruchi, David Kazmer, and Christoph Roser. “Plastic Product and Process Design Strategies.” In Proceedings of the ASME DETC 9th Design for Manufacturing Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2004. Best Paper Award
  28. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Holistic Analysis of Manufacturing Systems: Conclusions from Understanding the Interactions.” In Proceedings of the European Simulation Multiconference. Magdeburg, Germany, 2004.
  29. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Holistic Manufacturing System Analysis.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics. Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, 2004.
  30. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Holistic Manufacturing System Analysis.” In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Japan Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Tokyo, Japan, 2004.
  31. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Holistic Manufacturing System Analysis: Optimization Based on a Single Simulation.” In Proceedings of the International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems. Tokyo, Japan, 2004.
  32. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Monitoring Bottlenecks in Dynamic Discrete Event Systems.” In Proceedings of the European Simulation Multiconference. Magdeburg, Germany, 2004.
  33. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Single Simulation Buffer Optimization.” In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scheduling. Hyogo, Japan, 2004.
  34. Nakano, Masaru, Fumiko Kubota, Shuichi Sato, and Christoph Roser. “A Method and Tool to Visualize and Analyze Business Processes.” In Proceedings of the Advances in Production Management Systems: Modeling and Implementing the Integrated Enterprise, 1–9. Washington DC, USA, 2005.
  35. Nakano, Masaru, Fumiko Kubota, Shuichi Sato, Christoph Roser, and Mitsuhiro Araki. “Holistic Methodology for Business Process Reengineering.” In Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Changeable, Agile Reconfigurable and Virtual Production. München, 2005. Best Paper Award
  36. Sato, Shuichi, Christoph Roser, Fumiko Kubota, and Masaru Nakano. “Methodology of Outsourcing Design and Engineering Process.” In Proceedings from the 12 IFAC Conference, 12:739–744. Ecole des Mines, Saint Etienne, France, 2006.
  37. Kazmer, David, and Christoph Roser. “Analysis of Design for Global Manufacturing Guidelines.” In Proceedings of the ASME IDETC Design for Manufacturing Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2007.
  38. Roser, Christoph, Kai Lorentzen, and Jochen Deuse. “Reliable Shop Floor Bottleneck Detection for Flow Lines through Process and Inventory Observations.” In Proceedings of the Robust Manufacturing Conference. Bremen, Germany, 2014.
  39. Roser, Christoph, and Masaru Nakano. “A Quantitative Comparison of Bottleneck Detection Methods in Manufacturing Systems with Particular Consideration for Shifting Bottlenecks.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Tokyo, Japan, 2015.
  40. Roser, Christoph, and Masaru Nakano. “Guidelines for the Selection of FIFO Lanes and Supermarkets for Kanban-Based Pull Systems – When to Use a FIFO and When to Use a Supermarket.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Tokyo, Japan, 2015.
  41. Romeser, Carolin., Roser, Christoph. Direction of the Bottleneck in Dependence on Inventory Levels, in: Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Presented at the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System, Iguassu Falls, Brazil, 2016.
  42. Wiesse, Denis., Roser, Christoph. Supermarkets vs. FIFO Lanes – A Comparison of Work-in-Process Inventories and Delivery Performance, in: Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Presented at the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System, Iguassu Falls, Brazil, 2016.
  43. Roser, Christoph. “Taiichi Ohno’s Chalk Circle in the Office.” In Proceedings of the European Lean Educators Conference. Buckingham, England, 2016.
  44. Roser, Christoph. “The Origins of Lean Manufacturing and Lessons for Today. Keynote Presentation.” In Proceedings of the European Lean Educators Conference. Buckingham, England, 2016.
  45. Roser, Christoph, Kai Lorentzen, David Lenze, Jochen Deuse, Ferdinand Klenner, Ralph Richter, Jacqueline Schmitt, and Peter Willats. “Bottleneck Prediction Using the Active Period Method in Combination with Buffer Inventories.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Hamburg, Germany, 2017.
  46. Roser, Christoph, Hauke Meier, and Masaru Nakano. “Relationship between Variants and Inventory Under Consideration of the Replenishment Time.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Hamburg, Germany, 2017.
  47. Jäger, Yannic, and Christoph Roser. 2018. “Effect of Prioritization on the Waiting Time.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Seoul, Korea.
  48. Roser, Christoph, and Masaru Nakano. 2018. “A Small Dice Game for the Kingman Formula.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Seoul, Korea.
  49. Roser, Christoph, and Masaru Nakano. 2018. “A Game to Understand the Effect of Utilization and Fluctuation on the Waiting Time.” In Proceedings of the European Lean Educators Conference, 5. Braga, Portugal.
  50. Roser, Christoph, Mizuho Sato, and Masaru Nakano. 2018. “Would You like Some Wine? Introducing Variants to the Beer Game.” In Proceedings of the European Lean Educators Conference, 5. Braga, Portugal.
  51. Roser Christoph, Nold Daniel (2019) Practical Boundary Case Approach for Kanban Calculation on the Shop Floor Subject to Variation. In: Advances in Production Management Systems Production Management for the Factory of the Future. Springer, Austin, Texas, USA, pp 12–20
  52. Kalkanci Kaan, Roser Christoph (2019) Options for Maintaining Weak FIFO in Parallel Queues. In: Advances in Production Management Systems Production Management for the Factory of the Future. Springer, Austin, Texas, USA, pp 21–28

Patents

  1. Roser, Christoph. “Estimating Method for Variation of Function of Representing Value for Probability Variable, Computer Program and Recording Medium Recorded the Program,” Japan patent JP 2002-297567, October 11, 2002. Toyota Central Research and Development Outstanding Invention Award
  2. Roser, Christoph. “Method, Computer Program, and Storage Medium for Estimating Randomness of Function of Representative Value of Random Variable by the Use of Gradient of Same Function,” US patent US 6,675,126, October 3, 2002.
  3. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Method and Program for Deciding Degree of Influence of Each Element Constituting System on Performance of the System, and Data-Storage Medium with the Program Recorded,” Japan patent JP 2003-186526, July 4, 2003.
  4. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “System Performance Sensitivity Analysis Method, Program Thereof, Recording Medium Therefor, and System Performance Sensitivity Analysis Apparatus,” Japan patent JP2004-02160, January 22, 2004.
  5. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Method of Determining Level of Effect of System Entity on System Performance, by Use of Active Time of Same Entity,” US patent US 6,978,222, December 20, 2005.
  6. Roser, Christoph, Masaru Nakano, and Minoru Tanaka. “Cause/Path Estimating Method,” Japan patent JP 2005-055956, March 3, 2005.

Online Web Articles

  1. Gomez, Ricardo Moya-Quiroga, and Christoph Roser. “Traffic Jam: Detecting Factory Bottlenecks.” McKinsey & Company Automotive & Assembly Extranet, 2008. http://autoassembly.mckinsey.com.

Selected Presentations

My public presentations, unless included as part of the papers above. This does not include many internal presentations during my industry time.

  1. Roser, Christoph. “Theorie und Praxis Bottleneckerkennung – Der Bottleneck Walk“, Hochschulgruppe Lean, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 20.11.2013
  2. Roser, Christoph. “Die Produktion der Zukunft“, Akademischer Tag, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, 14.05.2014
  3. Roser, Christoph, “Geschichte der Produktion“, First Lecture (Antrittsvorlesung) , Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, 04.06.2014 (Video)
  4. Roser, Christoph. “Theorie und Praxis Bottleneckerkennung – Der Bottleneck Walk“, Hochschulgruppe Lean, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 10.07.2014
  5. Roser, Christoph. “How to Measure Lean“, talKIT Conference, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 06.05.2015
  6. Roser, Christoph. “Theory and Practice for Bottleneck Detection – The Bottleneck Walk“, talKIT Conference, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 07.05.2015
  7. Roser, Christoph. “Wie misst man Lean?“, Akademischer Tag, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, 19.05.2015
  8. Roser, Christoph. “Arbeit der Zukunft in der Stadt der Zukunft“, Effekte 2015, Stadtgeburtstag Karlsruhe, 01.07.2015
  9. Roser, Christoph. “Bottleneck Walk: Practical Bottleneck Detection“, at the Toyota Central R&D Laboratories, Nagoya, Japan, September 2nd 2015
  10. Roser, Christoph. “Survey: Definition of Lean Production“. Part of a special discussion session on “How is the Toyota Production System misunderstood?” together with Masaru Nakano and Jonathan Folberth at the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Tokyo, Japan, September 7 2015.
  11. Roser, Christoph. “Teaching the Bottleneck Walk: Learning new Tricks by leaving the Comfort Zone“. European Lean Educator Conference, Södertälje, Sweden, September 18 2015
  12. Roser, Christoph. “Arbeit der Zukunft“, Tagung Industrie 4.0 in KMU, Karlsruhe, Germany, December 2nd 2015
  13. Roser, Christoph, Christine Gebler, Manfred Beuchert: “Unterstützung administrativer Bereiche in Einrichtungen für Flüchtlinge – Lean for Refugees“. Lean around the Clock, Mannheim, Germany, February 18, 2016 (also available as Video)
  14. Roser, Christoph: “Die Relevanz des persönlichen Besuchs in der Fertigung: Genchi Genbutsu“. Konferenz für Operational Excellence OPEXCON, Frankfurt, Germany, April 21st, 2016
  15. Roser, Christoph: “Lean for Refugees: Unterstützung administrativer Bereiche in Einrichtungen für Flüchtlinge“. Konferenz für Operational Excellence OPEXCON, Frankfurt, Germany, April 22nd, 2016,
  16. Ovtcharova, Jivka; Michael Beigl; Christoph Roser; Kai Furmans:” Industrie 4.0 – Vernetzt Kontakt aufnehmen”. EFFEKTE auf dem Alten Schlachthof, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 4th 2016
  17. Roser, Christoph: “The Unfinished History of Operational Improvement“; Al Muhaidib Executive Conference, Bahrain, December 9th 2016. Keynote Speaker
  18. Roser, Christoph: “Manufacturing: Beyond Just Machines“; WICE Paris, March 8th 2017
  19. Roser, Christoph: “Taiichi Ohno’s Chalk Circle in the Office“; Lean Island, March 17 2017 (Video available on Vimeo, all videos of the conference here)
  20. Roser, Christoph: “Kanban von A bis Z”; OPEXCON, Stuttgart, Germany, April 28th 2017
  21. Roser, Christoph: “5 Monate Lean Sabbatical in Japan – Erkenntnisse und Eindrücke von Toyota und anderen”, Lean for Professionals Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 24 2018
  22. Roser, Christoph: “Geschichte der Produktion – Von der Steinzeit zu Lean Manufacturing und darüber hinaus”, Abendgespräch an der ETH Zürich, ETH Zürich, Zürich. Switzerland, May 26 2018
  23. Roser, Christoph: “Lean and Industry 4.0“, Lean Management Conference for Production and Services; Wroclaw, Poland, June 13 2018
  24. Roser, Christoph: “How to Motivate Employees in Lean and how not to”, Lean Management Conference for Production and Services; Wroclaw, Poland, June 13 2018
  25. Roser, Christoph: “Bottleneck Detection on the Shop Floor – Workshop at Wabco”, Lean Management Conference for Production and Services; Wroclaw, Poland, June 14 2018
  26. Roser, Christoph: ” The Grand Tour of Japanese Automotive”, International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System. Seoul, Korea, 29.08.2018
  27. Roser, Christoph: “Industry 4.0, Digitalization, Internet of Things – White elephants of today’s industry?”; C2U Knowledge Forum, Oslo, Norway, October 11 2018
  28. Roser, Christoph: “The Grand Tour of Japanese Automotive”; Lean Knowledge Forum; Gothenburg, Sweden, October 17 2018
  29. Roser, Christoph: “The Grand Tour of Japanese Automotive”; C2U Forum; Gothenburg, Sweden, October 18 2018
  30. Roser, Christoph:”Lean fürs Handwerk”; Handwerkskammer Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, October 23 2018
  31. Roser, Christoph: “The Grand Tour of Japanese Automotive”. At the International Conference on the Advances in Production Management System, Seoul, Korea, 2018
  32. Roser, Christoph: “The Grand Tour of Japanese Automotive – Erkenntnisse und Eindrücke von Toyota und anderen“; Sabbatical presentation (in German) at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Science, Germany, 16. January 2018
  33. Christoph Roser: “History of Manufacturing – Lessons learned from the Past for the Future of Manufacturing“; Keynote for round table Opportunities & challenges for the Greek Manufacturing Sector in the era of Industry 4.0, Athens, Greece, February 7 2019 (Video)
  34. Christoph Roser: “Lean and Industry 4.0”, Keynote at the Lean Conference Brazil, Sao Paulo, April 2-3 2019
  35. Christoph Roser: “Lean and Industry 4.0”, Keynote at the Lean Conference Brazil, Sao Paulo, April 2-3 2019
  36. Christoph Roser: “Industry 4.0: Risks and Opportunities”, Lean Conference Brazil, Sao Paulo, April 2-3 2019
  37. Christoph Roser: “Bottleneck Walk”, Workshop at the Lean Conference Brazil, Sao Paulo, April 2-3 2019