The Resource Faster, cheaper, better : the 9 levers for transforming how work gets done, Michael Hammer and Lisa W. Hershman, (electronic resource)

Faster, cheaper, better : the 9 levers for transforming how work gets done, Michael Hammer and Lisa W. Hershman, (electronic resource)

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Faster, cheaper, better : the 9 levers for transforming how work gets done
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Faster, cheaper, better
Title remainder
the 9 levers for transforming how work gets done
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Michael Hammer and Lisa W. Hershman
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Language
eng
Summary
The rough patch we have had for the past couple of years is only going to continue. Michael Hammer's brilliance was especially acute during tough times when people in business had to hunker down and just be plain better than the competition. His focus was on the nuts-and-bolts of how work actually gets done, showing people how to transform a business by improving the way it is run—whether it's a factory or a software company. While he worked with CEOs, much of his life was spent two and three levels down, with people who run refineries, develop new pharmaceuticals, make the packaging for food products, market financial services, deliver health care, or develop software. Hammer's mantra was, "My job isn't to tell people what business they should be in, that's up to them. I simply tell them how to do it best—whether it's something as complex as software or as simple as widgets, and that means doing it differently."The central problem Hammer saw is that despite good intentions, companies don't perform at the levels they need to because the way they do things is screwed up. This book is a tool kit for how to do things right, providing its listeners with the skills to make deep and fundamental changes in how companies do their work. Given the range of people and the types of companies Hammer worked with, Faster Cheaper Better will benefit a wide range of people. It includes those at the top as well as middle managers and business professionals. Its focus on operations and process make it the ideal book not only for those who run a factory, refinery, or the customer service operation of a bank, but also people and companies engaged in creative activities—such as book publishers, software companies, and pharmaceutical firms
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1948-2008
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Hammer, Michael
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other
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Read by George K. Wilson
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  • Hershman, Lisa W
  • Wilson, George K
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  • Reengineering (Management)
  • Workflow
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Performance
  • Management
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adult
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Faster, cheaper, better : the 9 levers for transforming how work gets done, Michael Hammer and Lisa W. Hershman, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11045379
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781400198597
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11045379
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sound
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digital recording
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Label
Faster, cheaper, better : the 9 levers for transforming how work gets done, Michael Hammer and Lisa W. Hershman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11045379
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400198597
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11045379
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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