Productivity

Productivity

 
Clockspeed. Fine, Charles H. Perseus Books , 1998 Innovation, Management, Productivity

Clockspeed grew out of Charles Fine’s study of the strategic impact of supply-chain strategy on competitive advantage. Fine decided that instead of monitoring the supply chains of slowly evolving businesses, he would...

 
 
Lean and Mean Harrison, Bennett Basic Books , 1995 Global Business, Management, Productivity

According to Lean and Mean, contrary to popular myth, small firms are not driving economic growth and creating the most new jobs. Rather, it is the concentrated, powerful business enterprises that...

 
 
The Productive Edge Lester, Richard K. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. , 1998 Economics & Finance, Productivity

Beginning in 1985, Champion International, one of the largest and oldest U.S. industrial companies, began a change process that transformed it from an underachieving tradition-bound organization into a competitive...

 
 
Creating an Open Book Organization McCoy, Thomas J. AMACOM , 1996 Productivity

Creating an "Open Book" Organization presents an integrated approach that applies multiple human resources initiatives in a coordinated manner to create a partnership among all employees. Addressing the interest that...

 
 
If Only We Knew What We Know O'Dell, Carla | Grayson Jr., C. Jackson | Essaides, Nilly The Free Press , 1998 Management, Productivity

In almost every organization, hidden reservoirs of "knowledge" exist relatively untapped. A few organizations are, however, going after this mother lode, learning how to mine it using a tool called "knowledge...

 
 
Supply Chain Optimization Poirier, Charles C. | Reiter, Stephen E. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 1996 Productivity

A supply chain is a network of interlinked organizations, or constituencies, that has as a common purpose the best possible means of delivering products/services to customers. The chain begins with suppliers that can...

 
 
Frames of Reference Rudman, Carol Peterson's/Pacesetter Books , 1996 Diversity, Human Resources, Productivity

Everyday in the workplace, people face many challenges related to cross-gender communications. Often these situations are emotionally charged, and each party is too caught up in them to have any kind of perspective or...

 
 
Critical SHIFT Silverman, Lori L. | Propst, Annabeth L. ASQ Quality Press , 1999 Innovation, Management, Productivity

According to Lori L. Silverman and Annabeth L. Propst, the concept of quality, as used within the context of "total quality management," has fallen out of favor. However, it is not "dead" but is being replaced by...

 
 
Managing Global Alliances Cauley de la Sierra, M. Addison-Wesley , 1995 Global Business, Productivity

Managing Global Alliances is a how-to manual that pinpoints guiding principles about how to set up and sustain a successful global alliance. Alliances are usually formed to pool, exchange, or integrate...

 
 
Why Employees Don't Do What They're Supposed to Do and What to Do About It Fournies, Ferdinand F. Liberty House , 1989 Management, Productivity

Not knowing why a task should be undertaken is the one reason for employee nonperformance that most managers find the easiest to accept-it's logical and needs no explanation. Today's managers know that it is perfectly...

 
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