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Driving Sustainability to Business Success: The DS FactorManagement System Integration and Automation by M. Jayne Pilot

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Preface

Sustainability is of the utmost importance in the minds of CEOs in today’s world. This book outlines some of the organizations and leaders driving this initiative, with the differences in what the term sustainability means. Not just an environmentally sustainable design, but a business pathway with the ability to sustain success.

Leaders have many challenges facing them in the coming years, as they set the strategy, vision, culture, and leadership of the management team for their companies or organizations.

The grey tsunami is one challenge, where the baby boomers are leaving the workforce, replaced by the new manager, who understands technological innovation but maybe does not understand past business performance of the organization to bring about organizational innovation.

It is the foundation that will be laid now by the new CEOs or leaders that will make a difference in our world by creating new value-added products, processes, and business models through innovation for sustainability for the future.

Great leaders are those people who ask thought-provoking questions, who may not always have the right answers, but have the ability to have the courage to ask, analyze information, make decisions, and bring about change to drive the success of the business.

Working with many organizations helped me to see the pitfalls in process operations and management system structures. I realized that the success of the company started first with management’s principles and then ...

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