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Published:
September 03, 2014
Author(s):
Christopher F. Voehl, H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl
The best time to stop projects or programs that will not be successful is before they are ever started. Research has shown that the focused use of realistic business case analysis on proposed initiatives could enable your organization to reduce the amount of project waste and churn (rework) by up 
Published:
August 21, 2014
Author(s):
Randy K. Kesterson
The problem with most Hoshin Kanri books is that they describe a complex methodology that is overwhelming to most leaders and their organizations. The need to essentially change the culture of the entire organization to make Hoshin work isn’t practical for most companies when first starting out.The 
Published:
August 15, 2014
Author(s):
William F. Roth
During the author’s decades of experience consulting in the corporate world and teaching management theory at the university level, he has often questioned many modern-day management practices. For example, why do so many companies have evaluation and reward systems that force employees to compete 
Published:
July 14, 2014
Author(s):
Vivek Kale
Over time, overemphasis and adherence to the same proven routines that helped your organization achieve success can also lead to its decline resulting from organizational inertia, complacency, and inflexibility. Drawing lessons from one of the best models of success, the evolutionary model, 
Published:
July 11, 2014
Author(s):
Rich Charron, H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl, Hal Wiggin
Performance management, the primary focus of a Lean organization, occurs through continuous improvement programs that focus on education, belief systems development, and effective change management. Presenting a first-of-its-kind approach, The Lean Management Systems Handbook details the critical 
Published:
July 01, 2014
Author(s):
Barry L. Cross, M. Kathryn Brohman
Today’s organizations need to introduce new products and enhance existing services faster in order to remain competitive. The common cause of project failure is that leadership fails to appreciate the extent of uncertainty and complexity in a project and therefore doesn’t adapt their management 
Published:
May 08, 2014
Author(s):
Norton Paley
Clausewitz Talks Business: An Executive's Guide to Thinking Like a Strategist distills the wisdom of Carl von Clausewitz's monumental 1832 classic On War—considered by many eminent scholars as the most distinguished Western work on war ever written. This book transposes Clausewitz's most enduring 
Published:
April 08, 2014
Author(s):
H. James Harrington, Brett Trusko
Value proposition, an old concept, is taking on new significance in today’s innovation-driven environment. Business focus has shifted from developing many creative ideas to developing only those that will successfully flow through the product cycle and fulfill a customer need. The old approach 
Published:
March 05, 2014
Author(s):
Bill Templeman
Training for frontline managers and supervisors is being ignored as a business improvement tactic at the worst possible time. As management jobs become increasingly complex, we continue to be inundated with the latest methods for improving job performance, along with less time to sort through 
Published:
February 03, 2014
Author(s):
Roger G. Lewandowski
It is estimated that U.S. manufacturers are currently operating at only 65 percent effectiveness in implementing Lean production. Covering the fundamentals needed to be competitive in today’s marketplace, Beyond Lean Production: Emphasizing Speed and Innovation to Beat the Competition provides