The Barn Door is Open: Frameworks and Tools for Success and Fulfillment in the Workplace

  • 1h 39m
  • Serge Alfonse
  • Business Expert Press
  • 2020

The Barn Door Is Open: Frameworks and Tools for Success and Fulfillment in the Workplace is a business book, a playful and humorous read, an intelligent metaphorical and philosophical tale anchored in the tools and techniques of innovative and proven management frameworks.

Readers will not only find its teachings entertaining and inspirational, but will benefit from its lessons and tools by applying them to their personal lives.

This book integrates the subjects and tools of Lean and Lean Transformation, mindfulness, conflict resolution, Theory of Constraints, project management, Agile, Six Sigma, change management, and corporate culture transformation into one easily digestible reference.

About the Author

Serge Alfonse, MSc IT, Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean sensei, mediator, and pilot, has accumulated vast business and consulting experience gathered through hundreds of consulting engagements for Fortune 100 companies, thousands of hours as an instructor, and numerous leadership and entrepreneurial positions. Serge started his 30-yearcareer in the field of Enterprise Quality Management before becoming a Six Sigma Black Belt and later a Lean sensei. He developed interests and expertise in the areas of conflict resolution, project management, and company cultural transformation. Throughout his career, Serge has developed courses for City University and various international corporations. His latest role was as Lean sensei and internal consultant for the University of Washington Medical System. Serge enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities, which he is able to engage infrequently as his home is in Seattle, WA, where he lives with his wife Lyne, daughter Camille, two cats, and four chickens.

In this Book

  • Building the Farm
  • POUT
  • Mindfulness
  • Waste
  • Quality
  • Visual Workplace and Daily Management Systems
  • Problem-Solving and True Deep Root Causes (TDRCs)
  • Countermeasures
  • Theory of Constraints (TOC)
  • Flow
  • Pull Versus Push
  • Change
  • Journey