The One-Page Project Manager for Execution: Drive Strategy and Solve Problems with a Single Sheet of Paper

Overview

The One-Page Project Manager set a new standard as an understandable and easy-to-apply organizational tool, allowing managers to summarize complex projects on a single information-rich page. This book, third in the OPPM series, describes how to combine the OPPM with the Toyota A3 report to create an enhanced, integrated management tool. With a refreshingly clear style, the authors walk users through implementing the OPPM/A3 using a variety of real-world case studies, as well as their own experience at O.C. Tanner...

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Overview

The One-Page Project Manager set a new standard as an understandable and easy-to-apply organizational tool, allowing managers to summarize complex projects on a single information-rich page. This book, third in the OPPM series, describes how to combine the OPPM with the Toyota A3 report to create an enhanced, integrated management tool. With a refreshingly clear style, the authors walk users through implementing the OPPM/A3 using a variety of real-world case studies, as well as their own experience at O.C. Tanner Company. Rich with tools, templates, and teaching, the emphasis throughout remains on maintaining simplicity across the organization-communicating the right information to the right people at the right time to get the right things done.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470499337
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/24/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,029,193
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Figures ix

Foreword

Rich McKeown xiii

Harold Simons xvi

Acknowledgments xviii

Introduction xix

Chapter 1 OPPM and Strategy Execution 1

Chapter 2 What is an OPPM? 9

Chapter 3 OPPM For ISO 9000 43

Chapter 4 An Introduction to the A3 53

Chapter 5 OPPM/A3 for ISO 9000 62

Chapter 6 The Project Management Office and Execution 90

Chapter 7 OPPMS, A3S, And Strategy Deployment 107

Chapter 8 The Use of the Oppm/A3 in Problem Solving 141

Appendix A Origins and Calculations for an A3 154

Appendix B The Toyota Business System and Lean Thinking 159

Appendix C Critical Path and Earned Value Management 169

About the Authors 175

Index 177

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