One million. That's how many new ideas the Toyota organization receives from its employees every year. These ideas come from every level of the organization - from the factory floors to the corporate suites. And organizations all over the world want to learn how they do it. Now Matthew May, Senior Advisor to the University of Toyota, reveals how any company can create an environment of every day innovation and achieve the elegant solutions found only on the far side of complexity. A tactical guide for team-based innovation, THE ELEGANT SOLUTION delivers the formula to the three principles and ten practices that drive business creativity. Innovation isn't just about technology - it's about value, opportunity and impact. When a company embeds a real discipline around the pursuit of perfection, the sky is the limit. Dozens of case studies (from Toyota and other companies) illustrate the power and universality of these concepts; a unique 'clamshell strategy' prepares managers to ensure organizational success. At once a thought-shaper, a playmaker, and a taskmaster, THE ELEGANT SOLUTION is a practical field manual for everyone in corporate life.... knows that whata#39;s driving that design is the notion that Apple customers are making a statement in buying an Apple product. ... Applea#39;s design is not a branding gimmick; ita#39;s part of the companya#39;s heritage, dating back to the 1970sa#39; desire of Steve ... CEO David Neeleman knows how to deliver the personal touch , beyond the low fares, leather seats, satellite TV, and ... Every new product or service that Virgin Group offers must have the best quality, provide great value, be innovative, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Elegant Solution|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2008-09-04|