Redefining Operational Excellence: New Strategies for Maximizing Performance and Profits Across the Organization

Redefining Operational Excellence: New Strategies for Maximizing Performance and Profits Across the Organization
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Genre: Operational Excellence
Publisher: AMACOM
Publication Year: 2014
ASIN: B00HSUWLHU
ISBN: 9780814433973

The old definition of operational excellence is a relic. Our world is too complex, too interconnected, and too fast-moving for organizations to achieve dramatic results simply by eliminating waste and increasing standardization. After all, no company ever cut their way to sustainable growth.

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“The book is clear and practical, with sensible foundational principles and lots of tips on how to implement his ideas.” –The Globe and Mail

“…targets large or small business operations and gives useful examples for businesses on the operational excellence track….examples are practical, relevant and make good sense.” –Vancouver Business Journal

“Book offers a fresh perspective on operations and a roadmap for integrating the markers of its excellence into a company’s DNA.” –New Equipment Digest

“The book is very intriguing. It describes a ‘new’ way of thinking and approaching operational excellence that is refreshing…”–PM World Journal

“… giv[es] your organization tools to decide when to speed up, when to slow down and how to implement a culture of speed optimization.” –Industrial Engineer

Book Description

The old definition of operational excellence is a relic. Our world is too complex, too interconnected, and too fast-moving for organizations to achieve dramatic results simply by eliminating waste and increasing standardization. After all, no company ever cut their way to sustainable growth.

True operational excellence is not about “lean” or six sigma or any other methodology. Operational excellence is a mindset, and it achieves breakthrough results. It requires a company culture that questions current models and focuses on adding value, making improvements, and increasing speed. Operational excellence is about finding money and performance boosts in areas businesses don’t normally look.Redefining Operational Excellence covers it all–processes, people, and operations–and shares specific strategies to:

● Drive innovation and collaboration

● Engage customers

● Attract and retain top people

● Align strategy and execution

● Optimize speed

● And more

Operational excellence is the relentless pursuit of doing things better. This revelatory guide presents a groundbreaking way of doing things that will benefit organizations and their customers.

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