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The Lean Machine : How Harley-Davidson Drove Top-Line Growth and Profitability with Revolutionary Lean Product Development.

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Author/Creator:
Oosterwal, Dantar P.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Nashville : AMACOM, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (273 pages)
Subjects:
Harley-Davidson Incorporated -- Management.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The most iconic brands stay on top because they know how to evolve to appeal to their market. Discover the Knowledge-Based Product Development system that has fueled the sustained growth of American motorcycle company Harley-Davidson--and how you can achieve the same long-lasting success.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Working Hard
Springtime in Paris
The Concurrent Product Development Process
A Reality Check
Unexpected Competition
Problems Late in the Development Process
2 The Harley-Davidson Environment
Harley-Davidson Was Different
Consensus Decision Making
We Fulfill Dreams
Lessons from the Dark Days
The Circle Organization
Consensus-Driven Organization
Managing Conflict
The Harley-Davidson Business Process
Organizational Learning
3 Harley-Davidson's Product Development Leadership Learning Team
The PDL[sup(2)]T Journey
Learning Organizations
4 The PDL[sup(2)]T
Systems Thinking
Learning to See the Product Development System
Learningful Conversations
Creating Shared Vision
5 Firefighting and the Tipping Point
The MIT Connection
Firefighting
The Tipping Point
Past the Tipping Point
Lessons from Beyond the Brink
6 Cadence and Flow, Bins and Swirl
The Outstanding Corporate Innovator
Product Development Flow
Product Development Cadence
The Application of Cadence and Flow
Bins
Heuristic Rules of Thumb
The Innovation Swirl
7 Supply and Demand
The System Dynamics Model of the Motorcycle Business
A Soft Landing by Reducing Shipments
Generating Product Demand
Developing New Products
8 A Left Turn: Implementing Lean Principles in Product Development
Don't Bring Lean Manufacturing Upstream
The Roots of Knowledge-Based Product Development
The Systems Approach to Flight
Work Smarter, Not Harder
9 The Product Development Limit Curve
Haste Makes Waste
Bad Systems Beat Good People
Design Rework Loops
Product Development Is Predictable
10 Integration Points and False Positive Feasibility
False Positive Feasibility
Design Cycles and Integration Points.
11 Learning Cycles
The Learning Cycle
Set-Based Product Development
12 Set-Based Design
A New Framework for Product Development
The Second Piece of the Limit Curve Puzzle
13 Leadership Learning and Pull Events
The Leadership Learning Change Model
Early Pull Events
Creating Leverage Through Pull Events
14 Quickening Product Development
Railroad Planning versus Combat Planning
Establishing and Using Help Chains
Using Visual Management
15 Oobeya
Collaboration Using the Oobeya Process
The Oobeya Process
The Wall
Quickening the Pace of Innovation
16 Knowledge-Based Product Development
Indications of Success
Creating Change
Notes
Index
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Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Oosterwal, Dantar P. The Lean Machine
ISBN:
9780814413791
9780814413784
OCLC:
535578406
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