Quotes in management

The thing is, continuity of strategic direction and continuous improvement in how you do things are absolutely consistent with each other. In fact, they're mutually reinforcing.

Being an effective boss is about using the behavior you can control (your own) to influence the behavior and performance of your team members.

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I believe the real difference between success and failure in a corporation can be very often traced to the question of how well the organization brings out the great energies and talents of its people.

managers will try anything easy that doesn't work before they will try anything hard that does work

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Kaizen does not attempt to light a fire under people. It lights the fire within them.

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Go for a business that any idiot can run - because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it.

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When you see data, doubt [them]! When you see measurements, doubt them!

Managers must have the discipline not to keep pulling up the flowers to see if their roots are healthy.

Does a security guard empower the CEO to enter the building?

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My first move as the manager of the machine shop was to introduce standardized work.

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