Beyond the Lean Revolution
Achieving Successful and Sustainable Enterprise Transformation
By Deborah J. NIGHTINGALE, Jayakanth SRINIVASAN
Publisher: AMACOM
Final Release Date: August 2011
Pages: 256

For organizations looking for full-fledged, dynamic transformationà itÆs time to move beyond ôlean.öMost organizations are engaged in change effortsùoften focused solely on eliminating waste in specific departments or ôsilos.ö ThatÆs the ôlean paradigm,ö and while itÆs a good place to start, enterprise transformation goes much further. It begins with the big picture: What are the strategic objectives? How is the enterprise performing against those objectives? How should it be? Who are the stakeholders and what do they value? Then it moves forward toward an audacious vision of the enterpriseÆs future. Based on years of research and implementation, Beyond the Lean Revolution provides a roadmap for achieving sustainable, bottom-line results, delivering value to stakeholders, and reaching that future vision. Filled with illuminating examples, the book moves well beyond traditional lean thinking, showing readers how to: Ensure senior leadership commitment ò Assess the enterpriseÆs current state ò Analyze stakeholder values ò Develop a future vision ò Create a plan for transformation From inception to implementation and beyond, this book provides a holistic framework for bridging the gap from mere change à to genuine transformation.

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