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Out of the Present Crisis : Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy.

Author: Terence T Burton
Publisher: Hoboken : CRC Press, 2012.
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Providing quick and easy reference to the fundamentals of getting continuous improvement right within the complexities of the new economy, Out of the Present Crisis: Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy explains exactly what it takes to implement Lean Six Sigma and other strategic improvement initiatives with lasting success. It supplies a rediscovered but practical view of improvement for readers across a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Burton, Terence T.
Out of the Present Crisis : Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy.
Hoboken : CRC Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terence T Burton
ISBN: 9781466504448 1466504447
OCLC Number: 794328348
Description: 1 online resource (291 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Chapter 1 --
The Seeds of Continuous Improvement; Chapter 2 --
Infrastructure Overview: Accelerating Continuous Improvement; Chapter 3 --
Leadership: Building a High-Performance Culture; Chapter 4 --
Setting a Renewed Course of Improvement; Chapter 5 --
Deployment Planning for Rapid and Sustainable Results; Chapter 6 --
Execution and Sustainability; Chapter 7 --
Transforming Culture through Internalization; Chapter 8 --
The Role of Technology in Strategic Improvement. Chapter 9 --
The Multimillion-Dollar List of Improvement Opportunities in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Service CorporationsChapter 10 --
Strategic Improvement in Hospitals; Chapter 11 --
Strategic Improvement in Government; Chapter 12 --
Epilogue; Back Cover.

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Providing quick and easy reference to the fundamentals of getting continuous improvement right within the complexities of the new economy, Out of the Present Crisis: Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy explains exactly what it takes to implement Lean Six Sigma and other strategic improvement initiatives with lasting success. It supplies a rediscovered but practical view of improvement for readers across a wide range of industries--including CEOs and their executive teams, middle managers, physicians, nurses, claims managers, politicians, union leadership, and anyone else with the desi.

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