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Beyond the Lean Revolution: Achieving Successful and Sustainable Enterprise Transformation by Jayakanth Srinivasan, Deborah J Nightingale

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CHAPTER–2–The Seven Principles of Enterprise Transformation

To become caught up in immediate realities,

and to fail to live and act on the basis of a more

holistic view of things, is a myopic way of life.

Tsunesaburo Makiguchi1

TO TRANSFORM AN ENTERPRISE, you must have a new mental model that is based on principles that are immutable but also flexible enough to be adapted as required. A written set of principles, though, is not sufficient. You must know how to apply the principles.2 Enterprise transformation is a challenging “art” that requires holistic thinking. Throughout this chapter, we will show you real-world examples of how these principles have been applied and the outcomes that they helped achieve.

The seven enterprise transformation ...

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