Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
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Next, the two firms, abetted by state-of-the-art data and telecommunication
linkups among numerous plants, were able to eliminate even Levi's in-plant
sorting and storage. The Milliken delivery truck is now a meticulously stocked "
Process and product innovation goes on constantly. Machine operators at Elgin
and Worthington routinely work with customers, in the plant, to solve problems. 6.
Customers are in the plant all the time, and plant workers are out with customers
For instance, at Sharonville, Ohio, "a decision [was reached in 1981] by the plant
manager, supported by the division, to reorganize the plant hierarchy. The
general supervisor level was completely eliminated [my emphasis]. In its place,
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My other favourite business book. This is a masterpiece, packed with good ideas and interesting example. It does not present a single coherent thesis, but rather many separate and independent pieces of wisdom. But that, to my mind, is precisely what is so good about it. Read full review
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Tom always delivers an excellent book on leadership. I really enjoy his writings and I try to read all of his books. I can highly recommend this to anyone. Read full review
Creating Total Customer Responsiveness
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