The Lean Turnaround: How Business Leaders Use Lean Principles to Create Value and Transform Their Company
THE C-LEVEL GUIDE TO SUCCEEDING WITH LEAN
"With 30 years of accumulated experience, Art Byrne is one of the rare few people who can speak with authority about the pitfalls of fi nancial measurement systems, the importance of respect for people, the power of Lean in the marketplace, and the leverage from organizing people around value streams. When he writes 'Go to the Gemba and Run Your Kaizen,' we must take heed." -- MASAAKI IMAI, bestselling author of Kaizen and Gemba Kaizen
"In this wonderful and important book, Byrne shows us that Lean management, understood and practiced correctly, consistently delivers spectacular results." -- BOB EMILIANI, author, Better Thinking, Better Results, and Professor, Connecticut State University
"A compelling picture of how Lean techniques and attitudes enable CEOs and senior executives to create a culture for transforming a company and putting it on a highperformance path." -- JERRY J. JASINOWSKI, former President of the National Association of Manufacturers
"Art Byrne provides real-world examples of how he exhibited the wisdom and courage to do the right thing, improving work practices at all levels of the organization to deliver the right results for all stakeholders. Which comes first, the wisdom or the courage? Read The Lean Turnaround to find out." -- JOHN SHOOK, Chairman and CEO, Lean Enterprise Institute
"Lean is the closest thing to magic I have experienced in my 40 years in business. I recommend Lean and this book to everyone responsible for the performance of a business, particularly those in private equity like me, where leverage magnifies the importance of cash." -- JOHN CHILDS, founder and CEO, of J. W. Childs Associates L.P.
"A must-read for any leader interested in understanding the strategic advantages from focusing on activities that add value to the customer experience." -- GARY S. KAPLAN, MD, Chairman and CEO of the Virginia Mason Health SystemMore info →
Prozessmanagement ist derzeit das wichtigste Organisationsthema in Unternehmen und gewinnt als moderne Managementmethode mehr und mehr an Bedeutung.Prozessorientierte Unternehmensführung einführen und nachhaltig verankernKombination der "harten" Faktoren der Organisationsgestaltung und der Ansätze der integrierten, systemischen OrganisationsentwicklungMit vielen praktischen ArbeitshilfenMore info →
This companion to The Lean Turnaround shows exactly how to use “lean leadership” to eliminate waste while increasing profitability and driving sustainability
While many companies have attempted to become Lean, few have captured the full promise of this better way of business. In this compelling sequel to The Lean Turnaround, lean pioneer Art Byrne leads you through a step-by-step transformation in which he tackles all the key challenges that you will deal with.
Lean is more than a tactic. Byrne reveals its power as a complete strategy that:
*Dramatically boosts profit margins, earnings, and ultimately enterprise value by
*Engaging every employee in a culture of continuous improvements where
*Every person takes ownership for problem-solving and learning in order to
*Deliver more value to the customer by identifying and removing waste―permanently.
In The Lean Turnaround Action Guide, Byrne draws from his 30 years of experience leading Lean in more than 30 companies. By setting this book in a company based on his experience, he is able to identify and guide you through the many challenges you will face on your successful Lean turnaround.More info →