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PREMIUM BOOK CONTENT

Here, you can find the templates and worksheets that are referenced within the book Focused Excellence: A Practical Tool Book for Business competitiveness and Lean Transformation.

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THE CULTURE OF CHANGE

TOPIC: OE and the Culture of Change ... Page 1

LEARNING HUB: Principles You ... Page 10

NOW WATCH: Change Management ... Page 12

SUCCESS STORY: Jim Collins: "Good to Great" ... Page 13

SUCCESS STORY: HBR: Cultural Change that Sticks ... Page 15

SMART MIND: OE and Cultural Change ... Page 15

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THE 5S

TOPIC: The 5S ... Page 17

TOOLBOX: Job Cycle Chart ... Page 24

NOW WATCH: 5S in Action ... Page 25

TOOLBOX: 5S Assessment ... Page 26

HANDS ON: 5S at the Workstation ... Page 28

SUCCESS STORY: Implementation of 5S ... Page 30

SMART MIND: The 5S ... Page 30

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THE 8 WASTE OF MANUFACTURING

TOPIC: The 8 Wastes... Page 31

SUCCESS STORY: John Kotter: "That's Not How We Do it Here" ... Page 35

SUCCESS STORY: Gallup: "First, Break All the Rules" ... Page 40

NOW WATCH: FastCap ... Page 44

SMART MIND: The 8 Wastes ... Page 47

HANDS ON: The 8 Wastes: Process Walk ... Page 47

TOOLBOX: Waste Walk Worksheet ... Page 48

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PUTTING EVERYTHING TOGETHER

TOPIC: The CI Model ... Page 293

TOOLBOX: Kaizen Project Template ... Page 299

LEARNING HUB: Ducky Duck ... Page 300

SMART MIND: The CI Model ... Page 300

TOOLBOX: DMAIC Roadmap ... Page 301

TOOLBOX: Business Case (Project Charter) ... Page 304

SUCCESS STORY: DMAIC Application for Process Improvement ... Page 308

SMART MIND: DMAIC Roadmap ... Page 311

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