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New and Published Books

  1. Epiphanized

    A Novel on Unifying Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma, Second Edition

    By Bob Sproull, Bruce Nelson

    Updating the tools, principles, and methods presented in the bestselling first edition, this updated edition explains how to implement the authors’ proven improvement methodology that unifies the Theory of Constraints with Lean and Six Sigma. The book uses a compelling novel format to demonstrate...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Productivity Press

  2. The International Manager

    A Guide for Communicating, Cooperating, and Negotiating with Worldwide Colleagues

    By Frank Garten

    Currently, internationally dispersed teams are commonplace among global companies. Managers are often aware conceptually of the different dimensions of culture, yet struggle to translate these concepts into their daily activities. This book gives managers insight into specific techniques they can...

    Published May 12th 2015 by Productivity Press

  3. Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries

    Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation

    By Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King

    Providing a framework that highlights waste and its negative effects on process performance, value stream maps (VSMs) are essential components for successful Lean initiatives. While the conventional VSM format has the basic structure to effectively describe process operations, it must be adapted...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Productivity Press

  4. Lean for the Long Term

    Sustainment is a Myth, Transformation is Reality

    By William H. Baker, Jr., Kenneth Rolfes

    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...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Productivity Press

  5. Directing the ERP Implementation

    A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance

    By Michael W. Pelphrey

    Series: Resource Management

    Although many books outline approaches for successful ERP implementations, the data shows that most ERP efforts yield minimal return on investment (ROI), with most projects failing. Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by CRC Press

  6. The "Success or Die" Ultimatum

    Saving Companies with Blended, Long-Term Improvement Formulas

    By Steven Borris, Daniel Borris

    Although eliminating waste and reducing variation are essential for successful improvement initiatives, few books integrate Lean, Six Sigma, and cultural issues into a single management and improvement initiative. Filling this void, this book details a proven recipe for applying Lean, Six Sigma,...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Productivity Press

  7. Agile for Project Managers

    By Denise Canty

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Agile project management is a proven approach for designing and delivering software with improved value to customers. Agility is all about self-directed teams, feedback, light documentation, and working software with shorter development cycles.The role of the project manager with agile differs...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Auerbach Publications

  8. Free Agent

    The Independent Professional's Roadmap to Self-Employment Success

    By Katy Tynan

    There is a seismic shift underway in the employer/employee relationship that is redefining the nature of jobs and careers. Sole proprietors and independent contractors now represent more than 20 percent of the workforce, and that number is expected to reach nearly 50 percent within the next 10...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Productivity Press

  9. Mastering Complexity

    Adding Coherence Throughout Your Business with Dependency Structure Spreadsheets

    By Stephen Denker

    Mastering Complexity is designed to help readers develop and maintain logical, adaptable solutions to business problems. It demonstrates how to visualize business dependency connections with a square spreadsheet called a Dependency Structure Matrix (DSM). Once the links representing dependencies...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Productivity Press

  10. The Art of Consultative Selling in IT

    Taking Blue Ocean Strategy a Step Ahead

    By Venkatesh Upadrista

    If IT companies seek to differentiate themselves from the competition, they must turn to consultative selling. Consultative selling is analyzing the needs and challenges of your customers and selling unique services that enable your customers to reduce costs, increase profits, and improve overall...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Productivity Press