Detailing the role of senior management in achieving a successful transformation to organizational excellence, Simple Excellence: Organizing and Aligning the Management Team in a Lean Transformation charts a course of simplification through the complexity often associated with managing performance improvement initiatives and sustaining them for the long-term.
Maintaining a focus on the big picture, this book, written by Adam Zak and Bill Waddell,defines the concepts underlying value streams and explains how to utilize them to structure your business in such a way that will help align all stakeholders with what matters most. It reduces constraint management to its most practical terms and lays out a sound approach to accounting that enables everyone to spend money where it adds value and stop spending where it doesn’t.
You’ll learn how to:
- Drive your management team with dedicated allegiance to the concept of value enhancement
- Propel your organization to higher performance through the employment of Lean culture and decision-making principles
- Enact management structures needed to put new ways of thinking into play
- Focus on the bottom line with the right performance metrics
The text includes case studies from high-profile organizations recognized for operational excellence. Here’s what readers and reviewers are saying:
“Simple Excellence is a soup-to-nuts look at how to get your management team focused, together, and aligned in an effort to embed a Lean mindset in the upper levels of the organization.”
Matthew E. May, Founder, EDIT Innovation; Author, The Laws of Subtraction: Six Simple Rules for Winning in an Age of Excess Everything
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