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  • Image of The Toyota Way
    Image of The Toyota Way

    14 Management Principles From the World’s Greatest Manufacturer

    by Jeffrey Liker

    Toyota is the world’s most profitable automaker. Its “secret weapon” is lean production — the revolutionary approach to business processes that it invented in the 1950s. Today, businesses around the world are trying to emulate Toyota’s remarkable success by working to implement the company’s radical system for speeding up business and service processes, reducing waste, and improving quality. To help other companies learn to continually improve on what they do, Professor of Industrial and...

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  • Image of Managers Not MBAs
    Image of Managers Not MBAs

    A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development

    by Henry Mintzberg

    According to Professor Henry Mintzberg, the current MBA system ensures that the wrong people will get educated in the wrong way with the wrong consequences. There is a better way. Mintzberg has designed a program, the International Masters in Practicing Management, that addresses many of the problems associated with traditional programs that profess to develop managers, but instead produce analysts ready to apply one-size-fits-all techniques no matter the context. By integrating reflective, anal

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  • Image of Speed Review: TLC at Work
    Image of Speed Review: TLC at Work

    Training, Leading, Coaching all Types for Star Performance

    by Donna Dunning

    Davies-Black, 290 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Winning in Asia
    Image of Speed Review: Winning in Asia

    Strategies for Competing in the New Millennium

    by Peter Williamson

    Harvard Business School Press, 261 pages

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