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Getting the Right Things Done - A leader's guide to planning and execution
     

Getting the Right Things Done - A leader's guide to planning and execution

by Pascal Dennis
 

ISBN-10: 0976315262

ISBN-13: 9780976315261

Pub. Date: 12/05/2006

Publisher: Lean Enterprise Institute, Incorporated

For companies to be competitive, leaders must engage people at all levels in order to focus their energy and enable them to apply lean principles to everything they do. Strategy deployment, called hoshin kanri by Toyota, has proven to be the most effective process for meeting this ongoing challenge. In his new book Getting the Right Things Done, author and LEI

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For companies to be competitive, leaders must engage people at all levels in order to focus their energy and enable them to apply lean principles to everything they do. Strategy deployment, called hoshin kanri by Toyota, has proven to be the most effective process for meeting this ongoing challenge. In his new book Getting the Right Things Done, author and LEI faculty member Pascal Dennis outlines the nuts and bolts of strategy deployment, answering two tough questions that ultimately can make or break a company's lean transformation:
• What kind of planning system is required to inspire meaningful company-wide continuous improvement?
• How might we change existing mental models that do not support a culture of continuous improvement? Getting the Right Things Done demonstrates how strategy deployment can help leaders harness the full power of Lean. Organization leaders at all levels and the management teams who are responsible for strategy deployment will find this book especially insightful. It tells the story of a fictional (yet very real) midsized company, Atlas Industries that needs to dramatically improve to compete with emerging rivals and meet new customer demands. Getting the Right Things Done chronicles the journey of the company and its President/COO, an experienced lean leader who was hired five years ago to steer Atlas in the right direction. While Atlas had already applied some basic lean principles, it had not really connected the people and business processes so that the company could dramatically improve. Atlas' challenge: "Something was missing: a way of focusing and aligning the efforts of good people, and a delivery system, something that would direct the tools to the right places." Enter strategy deployment. The book is designed to provide readers with a framework for understanding the key components of strategy deployment: agreeing on the company's "True North," working within the PDCA cycle, getting conse

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976315261
Publisher:
Lean Enterprise Institute, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/05/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
120,751
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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