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Title Lean for the long term : sustainment is a myth, tranformation is reality / William H. Baker, Jr. and Kenneth D. Rolfes.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 204 pages) : illustrations
Note "A Productivity Press book."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Print version record.
Subject Lean manufacturing.
Organizational change.
Organizational effectiveness.
Total quality management.
Cost control.
Industrial management.
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Total Business Thinking Required; Chapter 2: How Lean Fails; Chapter 3: Top 10 Contributors to Failure; Chapter 4: Achieving Alignment; Chapter 5: What the Board Should Know about Lean; Chapter 6: Using Your Lean Culture to Achieve the CEO's Goals; Chapter 7: As a Lean Practitioner, What Your CEO Wants You to Know; Chapter 8: Lean across the Organization; Chapter 9: Building Your Plan; Appendix: The Original Stocks in the S & P Index; About the Authors; Back Cover.
Summary The average tenure of a departing CEO has declined from approximately 10 years in 2000 to 8.1 years in 2012. Maintaining a customer-focused Lean strategy and continuous improvement culture can become a challenge when management changes often, unless it has become an institutionalized company-branded business management system for the company. Lean for the Long Term allows readers to benefit from the operating experience and research of the authors who have been deeply involved in leading Lean transformations that last in today's ever-changing business landscape. It presents a Lean management sy.
Other Author Rolfes, Kenneth D., author.
Other Title Print version: Baker, William H., Jr. Lean for the long term. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2015 9781482257168
Other Title Sustainment is myth, transformation is reality