Strategic Management Products

  • Towards a Better Port Industry

    Port Development, Management and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Peter de Langen

    Towards a Better Port Industry provides professionals in freight transport and maritime logistics, and specifically the port industry, as well as students in these fields with a better conceptual understanding of the port industry. It includes key insights and best practices for port management and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Flatlined

    Why Lean Transformations Fail and What to Do About It, 1st Edition

    By Mark C. DeLuzio

    With 30 years of driving Lean transformations under his belt—both in-house at Danaher and as the founder of Lean Horizons—Mark DeLuzio has a vantage point across a variety of industries. He often hears the challenges Lean leaders face now that they’ve been implementing Lean for a decade or more.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-07 
    Productivity Press

  • Freedom Within a Framework

    Hearing the Voice of the Customer on the Factory Floor, 1st Edition

    By Paul G. Cafaro

    This book shows you how to harmonize three business functions to address customer needs by using a novel approach that combines Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Continuous Improvement tools. The DFSS tool used is the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) process, which is also known as the House of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-06 
    Productivity Press

  • Successful Supervision and Leadership

    Ensuring High-Performance Outcomes Using the PASE Model, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Harris

    The book provides supervisors with a comprehensive practical guide about how to provide effective supervision and evaluate the quality of their supervisor practice. It ensures that experienced supervisors understand the industrial contexts in which supervision takes place and outlines the key…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Productivity Press

  • Truth from the Valley

    A Practical Primer on IT Management for the Next Decade, 1st Edition

    By Mark Settle

    Management challenges faced by IT leaders in Silicon Valley will eventually be encountered by IT leaders everywhere. Successful Silicon Valley firms operate in radically different ways when compared with their conventional Fortune 500 counterparts. Valley firms rely almost exclusively on…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Productivity Press

  • The HR (R)Evolution

    Change the Workplace, Change the World, 1st Edition

    By Alan Watkins, Nick Dalton

    Many observers have suggested that capitalism is fast destroying our planet, concentrating power in a few big companies. Excessive short-termism, leveraged debt, digitisation, and disruption are the new normal. We stand at a critical juncture where the two paths ahead could lead to very different…

    Hardback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Creatively Lean

    How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Drive Innovation Throughout Your Organization, 1st Edition

    By Bella Englebach

    You know your organization needs creativity. Your improvement program is effective, but you’re not making the real breakthroughs you were anticipating. Your employees struggle to create innovative change, while you struggle with how to help them. Your lean advisors talk about a "different way of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Productivity Press

  • A Magnificent Journey to Excellence

    Sixteen Years of Six Sigma at Cummins Inc., 1st Edition

    By George K. Strodtbeck III, Mohan V. Tatikonda PhD

    This book presents a model of organization transformation success. The model framework comprises a series of S-Curves (maturity curves) of planning and execution activities phased over time. The model is illustrated through description and analysis of an actual, two-decade, highly successful,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Productivity Press

  • Fearless Leadership

    Overcoming Reticence, Procrastination, and the Voices of Doubt Inside Your Head, 1st Edition

    By Alan Weiss

    The intent of this book -- the author's goal for you — is to understand the baseless underpinnings of almost all our fears. You read that correctly -- almost all our fears -- and therefore to discard them. The author has expertly coached leaders and managers in the discovery of, examination of,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Stage Management Theory as a Guide to Practice

    Cultivating a Creative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Narda E. Alcorn, Lisa Porter

    Stage Management Theory as a Guide to Practice offers theory and methodology for developing a unique stage management style, preparing stage managers to develop an adaptive approach for the vast and varied scope of the production process, forge their own path, and respond to the present moment with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development, Leadership, and Innovations

    1st Edition

    By Dalia Streimikiene, Asta Mikalauskiene, Remigijus Ciegis

    This book deals with the main challenges of sustainable development and the role of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility in implementing these challenges through sustainable leadership and innovations. It includes the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    CRC Press

  • Strategy-Driven Leadership

    The Playbook for Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Couch, Richard S. Citrin

    It’s estimated that U.S. companies spend over $14 billion annually on leadership development --Match that number to the abundant and growing research that finds most leadership development to be ineffective, and the conclusion is a phenomenal amount of waste. The remedy for this situation is to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04
    Productivity Press

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