Today, organizations have achieved an overall failure rate above 80 percent with Lean, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, and continuous improvement in general. This is certainly not due to a shortage of books, consultants, and other online resources about the methodologies and tools, or the success stories of Toyota and others. However, it is due to a shortage of knowledge and practice about the most critical success factors of improvement: leadership, sustaining infrastructure, behavioral and cultural transformation, and now emerging technology. These factors produce 90 percent of the success with continuous and sustainable improvement; the methodologies and tools represent an irrelevant 10 percent. For decades, most organizations have focused on this quick and easy, irrelevant 10 percent through an endless series of fad, in-vogue improvement programs as they attempt to mimic the best-in-class practices of the most successful organizations. Out of the Present Crisis: Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy is the contemporary version of Demingas famous 1982 book, qOut of the Crisis.q The author builds a solid case for organizations to aggressively pursue the next generation of systematic and sustainable improvement through a combined strategy of Demingas back-to-basics, innovation and breakthrough thinking, integration of emerging and enabling technology, and adaptive improvement across diverse environments and industries. The bookas practical, pragmatic style is backed up by many real world examples and personal experiences. If you're looking for another book about Lean or Six Sigma qtoolsq this is not it. But it is a book about how to achieve lasting success by making improvement the cultural standard of excellence and living code of conduct in organizations. This popular book provides executives with an up-to-date and proven reference guide for rediscovering successful systematic and sustainable improvement in todayas economy. The author demonstrates the importance of viewing improvement as a continuous manageable qprocessq and covers the most critical success factors of leadership, sustaining infrastructure, behavioral and cultural transformation, and emerging technology in a practical, no-nonsense, qhow-to-doq style. The book provides specific guidance for all industries including public and private corporations, hospitals, financial services, airlines, municipalities, and federal, state, and local governments.The folks who continue to insist on unplugging IT while promoting manual kanban cards, maintaining symbolic storyboards, and hyping up the beautification ... BIBLIOGRAPHY The Center for Excellence in Operations, Inc. ( CEO), and SAP. 2004. ... Taking end user services to the next level with IBMa#39;s Rightto-Left strategy. http://public.dhe.ibm.com/common/ssi/ecm/en/ enw03003usen/ ENW03003USEN.
|Title||:||Out of the Present Crisis|
|Author||:||Terence T. Burton|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2012-05-21|