Quotes in management

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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Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it.

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Effective management always means asking the right question.

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Lead yourself, lead your superiors, lead your peers, and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia.

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95% of changes made by management today make no improvement.