The Improvement Guide: A Practical Approach to Enhancing Organizational Performance, Second Edition

  • 12h 21m 39s
  • Clifford L. Norman, Gerald J. Langley, Kevin M. Nolan, Ronald D. Moen, Thomas W. Nolan
  • Gildan Media
  • 2019

This new edition of this best-selling guide offers an integrated approach to process improvement that delivers quick and substantial results in quality and productivity in diverse settings. The authors explore their Model for Improvement that worked with international improvement efforts at multinational companies as well as in different industries such as healthcare and public agencies. This edition includes new information that shows how to accelerate improvement by spreading changes across multiple sites. The audiobook presents a practical tool kit of ideas, examples, and applications.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter One - Changes That Result in Improvement
  • Chapter Two - Skills to Support Improvement
  • Chapter Three - Improvement Case Studies
  • Chapter Four - The Science of Improvement
  • Chapter Five - Using the Model for Improvement
  • Chapter Six - Developing a Change
  • Chapter Seven - Testing a Change
  • Chapter Eight - Implementing a Change
  • Chapter Nine - Spreading Improvements
  • Chapter Ten - Integrating Methods for the Improvement of Value
  • Chapter Eleven - Improving Large or Complex Systems
  • Chapter Twelve - Case Studies of Improvement Efforts
  • Chapter Thirteen - Making the Improvement of Value a Business Strategy
  • Chapter Fourteen - Developing Improvement Capability