The Six Sigma Way
How Ge, Motorola, and Other Top Companies Are Honing Their Performance
Hardcover ISBN: 0071358064
An implementation blueprint for SIX SIGMA! "The Six Sigma Way demystifies Six Sigma with a real-world 'how-to 'guide. A good investment for any business planning to launch Six Sigma." John Biedry, VP Quality & Compliance, Sears Home Services. Cost reduction...productivity improvement...customer retention...these are the promises of the Six Sigma quality management system.The Six Sigma Way reveals how GE, Motorola, and numerous other companies are successfully using Six Sigma to fine-tune products and processes, improve performance, and increase profits. Now you can read the roadmap for implementing Six Sigma in your manufacturing or service organization. The authorswho have worked with some of the most visible Six Sigma companies including GEprovide step-by-step guidance and practical implementation guidelines. Whether your goal is to fix a process problem or implement Six Sigma company-wide,The Six Sigma Way will help you develop an approach customized for your company's needs and the challenges of the twenty-first century business environment.The Six Sigma Way: - Addresses the challenges and politics of launching, leading, and training people for Six Sigma. - Focuses on implementing the major steps and quality improvement tools in the Six Sigma system. - Features insights, comments, and examples from business leaders and managers using Six Sigma in their organizations.
The One Minute Manager
Hardcover ISBN: 0688014291
A twentieth anniversary edition of the best-selling business classic features a new introduction and follows the parable-like story of a person who wants to work for and become an effective manager and who subsequently learns about three practical management techniques.
What Your Boss Doesn't Tell You Until It's Too Late
How to Correct Behavior That Is Holding You Back
Paperback ISBN: 0684811464
A practical plan for minimizing and modifying personal behavior patterns that inhibit career success outlines specific steps for finding out how others see you and recasting negative perceptions. Original. 25,000 first printing.
The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients, and Your Career
Hardcover ISBN: 0684834669
A consultant challenges professionals to closely examine the meaning of their work and to reach beyond their grasp, and advises professional institutions that they should invest in skill building. 30,000 first printing. Tour.
The Project 50
Or, Fifty Ways to Transform Every Task into a Project That Matters
Hardcover ISBN: 0375407731
Tells how to reexamine projects, include design from the start, use business plans as a guideline, involve customers in the development, and attract the best team members
What Would Machiavelli Do?
The Ends Justify the Meanness
Paperback ISBN: 0066620104
Applying Machiavelli's coldly pragmatic world view to the modern business world, the author offers readers with few moral scruples a battle plan for climbing the company ladder, or preventing others from doing so. Reprint.
Flawed Advice and the Management Trap
How Managers Can Know When They're Getting Good Advice and When They're Not
Hardcover ISBN: 0195132866
Demonstrates a new approach to communication and management while critically examining popular management techniques, revealing gaps in logic and implementation that doom many plans to failure