Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. "Enough inspiration and information to feed American management for years."-- "Industry Week" A "New York Times" bestseller for eleven months."Enough inspiration and information to feed American managers for years." "--Industry Week"
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You must start by measuring the "poor-quality cost," precisely and in detail. Poor-
quality cost includes such items as manufacturing (or any other function's) rework
, warranty costs, cost of repair or return of poor goods from suppliers, and ...
Strategy expert Michael Porter of Harvard contends that there are only three
successful generic strategies: (1) "overall cost leadership," (2) "differentiation" (by
which he means leadership in quality or service or innovation across a broadly ...
The subcontract to a smaller, low-overhead, perhaps offshore operation costs,
say, $5,000 a month. The net "booked" saving, then, is $17,000 a month. Much
applause goes to the plant manager. Unfortunately, the real story is different from
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Achieving Flexibility by Empowering People
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