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New and Published Books

  1. Inverting the Paradox of Excellence

    How Companies Use Variations for Business Excellence and How Enterprise Variations Are Enabled by SAP

    By Vivek Kale

    Over time, overemphasis and adherence to the same proven routines that helped your organization achieve success can also lead to its decline resulting from organizational inertia, complacency, and inflexibility. Drawing lessons from one of the best models of success, the evolutionary model,...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Productivity Press

  2. The Lean Management Systems Handbook

    By Rich Charron, H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl, Hal Wiggin

    Performance management, the primary focus of a Lean organization, occurs through continuous improvement programs that focus on education, belief systems development, and effective change management. Presenting a first-of-its-kind approach, The Lean Management Systems Handbook details the critical...

    Published July 11th 2014 by Productivity Press

  3. Project Leadership

    Creating Value with an Adaptive Project Organization

    By Barry L. Cross, M. Kathryn Brohman

    Today’s organizations need to introduce new products and enhance existing services faster in order to remain competitive. The common cause of project failure is that leadership fails to appreciate the extent of uncertainty and complexity in a project and therefore doesn’t adapt their management...

    Published July 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Bringing Jobs Back to the USA

    Rebuilding America’s Manufacturing through Reshoring

    By Tim Hutzel, Dave Lippert

    A follow-up to Tim Hutzel's previous book, Keeping Your Business in the USA: Profit Globally While Operating Locally, this book tells the stories of companies that have sent their jobs outside of the USA and the negative effects this had on the quality of their products and services, employees,...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Productivity Press

  5. Building a Global Learning Organization

    Using TWI to Succeed with Strategic Workforce Expansion in the LEGO Group

    By Patrick Graupp, Gitte Jakobsen, John Vellema

    Building a Global Learning Organization: Using TWI to Succeed with Strategic Workforce Expansion in the LEGO® Group describes how a multinational company developed a global structure for learning based on the TWI (Training Within Industry) program to create and sustain standardized work across...

    Published June 6th 2014 by Productivity Press

  6. Clausewitz Talks Business

    An Executive's Guide to Thinking Like a Strategist

    By Norton Paley

    Clausewitz Talks Business: An Executive's Guide to Thinking Like a Strategist distills the wisdom of Carl von Clausewitz's monumental 1832 classic On War—considered by many eminent scholars as the most distinguished Western work on war ever written. This book transposes Clausewitz's most enduring...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Productivity Press

  7. Creating and Marketing New Products and Services

    By Rosanna Garcia

    It’s no secret that some of the most successful companies, such as 3M, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, and Mercedes-Benz, are also known for their new product development strategies. Creating and Marketing New Products and Services teaches the key business and marketing principles needed to...

    Published April 11th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  8. Maximizing Value Propositions to Increase Project Success Rates

    By H. James Harrington, Brett Trusko

    Series: The Little Big Book Series

    Value proposition, an old concept, is taking on new significance in today’s innovation-driven environment. Business focus has shifted from developing many creative ideas to developing only those that will successfully flow through the product cycle and fulfill a customer need. The old approach...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Productivity Press

  9. Implementing Standardized Work

    Process Improvement

    By Alain Patchong

    This book, the third in a series dedicated to Standardized Work, focuses on process improvement. Implementing Standardized Work: Process Improvement begins by explaining why standardization and process improvement are two sides of the same coin—both needing each other to achieve true...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Productivity Press

  10. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics

    By Gerhard J. Plenert

    Series: Resource Management

    We live in a world where we try to solve similar problems in structurally the same way. But they simply are not optimally solved all the same. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics addresses the issue of optimizing the planning and scheduling process and asks the question; "...

    Published April 1st 2014 by CRC Press