The Fast Track To Operating Gains - Practical Principles For Achieving Aggressive Objectives
Most executives will agree that we have left behind those days when single-digit percentage improvements in performance were good enough. Even though industry has come through a protracted period of downsizing, consolidation, and the adoption of numerous improvement programs, many business leaders are still talking about their need for drastic cost reduction and substantially better service. If all the "Low-hanging fruit" appears to have been picked and conventional tools do not seem to be able to find more or to reach high enough or fast enough, what can be done? As it turns out, there is still plenty of low-hanging fruit out there and, besides, the conventional tools can get to all the branches pretty quickly...if you use them differently.