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Factory Physics for Managers: How Leaders Improve Performance in a Post-Lean Six Sigma World by Mark L. Spearman, Jeffrey H. Bell, Edward S. Pound

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CHAPTER 8

Leadership, Measures, and Culture Change

We have now covered essentially all the Factory Physics concepts that a manager needs to successfully lead an organization using the Factory Physics approach. Of course, having a book with new ideas and theories is one thing. Putting them into practice is another. In this chapter we will run through an example of how the Factory Physics approach has been used by leadership of a company providing machined parts for the medical devices industry. Arc Precision, a Minnesota company, was created to take advantage of market dynamics in the machining industry. Being able to take advantage of Arc Precision’s opportunity requires that Arc Precision establish very good control of operations. Arc Precision ...

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