Designing the Future: How Ford, Toyota, and other World-Class Organizations Use Lean Product Development to Drive Innovation and Transform Their Business https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260128784.jpeg 1 9781260128789 How companies are using lean development to revolutionize their product and service offerings—vital lessons any business leader can use as an engine of innovation How did Ford Motors use Lean Development to pull off one of the most impressive corporate turnarounds in history? Largely by avoiding the mistakes that so many companies make when in a death spiral. They looked beyond manufacturing efficiency to change the very fundamentals of how they developed vehicles. In Designing the Future, Lean product development expert James Morgan and world-renowned Lean guru Jeffrey K. Liker reveal why so many companies have achieved only moderate success with Lean in operations, with a limited impact on their overall business. They take you through the process of bringing the best of Lean management to your enterprise—in order to link your business strategy to superior value designed for customers. The authors provide an actionable approach to building a better future for your business fueled by an iterative, integrated process that relies on simultaneous engineering, linking strategy and vision.They illustrate how to empower skilled and talented people to make collaboration and innovation a habit—hour to hour and day to day. It’s the secret of full implementation of Lean—and this groundbreaking guide takes you through every step of the process. The best way to predict the future is to create it. With Designing the Future, you have everything you need to create a flexible, iterative business-transformation process that takes you from strategic vision to value stream creation for maximum customer value delivery.
Designing the Future: How Ford, Toyota, and other World-Class Organizations Use Lean Product Development to Drive Innovation and Transform Their Business

Designing the Future: How Ford, Toyota, and other World-Class Organizations Use Lean Product Development to Drive Innovation and Transform Their Business

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By James Morgan and Jeffrey Liker
ISBN10: 1260128784
ISBN13: 9781260128789
Copyright: 2018
09781260128789

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Foreword by Alan R. Mulally

Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Power of Product Development Excellence to Compete and Prosper

Ford's Historical Turnaround: How Ford Connected a Bold Strategy to Product-Process Excellence

1. Creating the Right Product

2. Delivering with Speed and Precision

3. Fixed and Flexible: The Yin and Yang of Lean Product Development

4. Building High-Performance Teams and Team Members

5. Leading Development

6. Creating and Applying Knowledge as a Learning Organization

7. The Pursuit of Product Perfection

8. Designing the Future by Linking Strategy to Execution: A Toyota-Tesla Comparison

9. Designing Your Future: Transforming Your Product and Process Development Capability

Endnotes

Index