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Modeling and Benchmarking Supply Chain Leadership

Setting the Conditions for Excellence, 1st Edition

By Joseph L Walden

CRC Press

216 pages

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pub: 2009-06-24
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What is motivational dysfunction? You have seen it, you may even have experienced it, and you have certainly felt the effects of this dysfunction in your workplace. Often undiagnosed, employees suffering from motivational dysfunction have lowered motivation caused by a lack of excitement for their job. This serious issue can cost companies billions

Table of Contents

Setting the Foundation. What Is Leadership, and How Does It Differ from Management? Sun Tzu on Leadership. Six Sigma Leadership. LEADERSHIP�: The Attributes of Leadership. L1: Loyalty. E+1: Ethics and Honesty. A3: Attitude, Aptitude, Accountability. D5: Determination, Dedication, Discipline, Devotion, Decisiveness. E4: Equality, Example, Expectations, Enthusiasm. R3: Respect, Responsibility, Reliability. S2: Self-Development/Employee Development, Serving Leadership. H5: Humor, Happiness, Health, Humility, Heart. I3: Integrity, Inspiration � Supply Chain Intelligence and Supply Chain Leadership Integrity. P4: Professional Pride, Planning, Passion, People. Applications. Coaching, Teaching, Mentoring. Benchmarking Leadership and Leadership Metrics. Conclusions and Final Thoughts. Appendix 1. Index .

About the Author

Joseph L. Walden (Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired) has more than thirty years of leadership and supply chain experience as a practitioner (the Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine‘s 2004 Supply Chain Practitioner of the Year; 2003 Top 20 Logistics Executives in America), as a consultant, and as an educator at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His experience includes designing and operating the multi-million square foot distribution center in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and consulting for FORTUNE 500 companies as well as the Department of Defense.

Walden has written numerous articles for national and international lifting magazines and for national and international supply chain magazines. Walden retired from the U.S. Army as a Colonel and now serves as the Executive Director for the Supply Chain Leadership Institute and the Midwest Leadership and Coaching Center. He is the Director of Education for the Warehousing Education and Research Council and an APICS Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management. He serves as an assistant professor of operations management and logistics for Webster University and a supply chain lecturer for the University of Kansas.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering