The High-Velocity Edge
Generate faster, better results�using less capital and fewer resources!
Toyota, Alcoa, Pratt & Whitney, and the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power Program operate in vastly different worlds, but they have one thing in common. Each of these organizations generates constant, almost automatic operational self-improvements at rates faster, durations longer, and breadths wider than...more
The only downside is it's treatment of Toyota's recent recalls. It devotes only 1.5 pages in the end. I had hoped the author had further developed the issue, but found nothing on his website but a couple of broken links.
But the book should become a classic, nevertheless. Side-by-side with Goldratt's The Goal.
Well written, great examples and powerful charts & process documents.
Further thoughts on my blog. http://blog.jackvinson.com/archives/2...
For me it belongs in the top row, right up there with Toyota Kata, the Toyota way and the Lean Startup. Five stars.
Some of the "supporting" evidence and stories really doesn't mature in to anything and in their half-baked state simply occupy page-space that could have been better used.