INDEX

A

Achieve-by dates, 30, 32, 51, 53, 55, 99, 119, 121, 127, 135, 142

Acme Gearbox Company

coach and learner pairing in, 9

customers of, 17

description of, 7–8

factory layout of, 26

Improvement Kata in, 8

main players in, 8

management and leadership of, 128

senior managers at, 17–18

skill levels in, 8

story of, 12

strategic direction of, 17–19

Toyota Way of, 128

VS in, 7

“Your Gearbox, Your Way, One Week” theme from, 19

Adaptive capability, xii, 59

for culture, xiv

from Expanding Upward, 115

scientific thinking for, xiii–xiv

Alignment, vii, xiii, xv, 1–2, 59, 115, 131,

Ambition, 51

Argyris, Chris, xiv

Assembly, 7, 25, 26,

B

Block diagram, 32

Brain tendency, 2, 15

Brainpower

coordination of, 131

in learning organization, xiv

C

Cascading goals, ...

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