Best Industrial Management & Leadership Books
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1. Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant
Author: by W. Chan Kim
OVER 4 MILLION COPIES SOLDWALL STREET JOURNAL AND BUSINESSWEEK BESTSELLERRECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND IMPACTFUL STRATEGY BOOKS EVER WRITTENThe global phenomenon that has sold over 4 million copies, is published in a record-breaking 46 languages and is a bestseller across five continents-now updated and expanded with new content.
Named by Fast Company as one of the most influential leadership books in its Leadership Hall of Fame.A strategy classic. In this perennial bestseller, embraced by organizations and industries worldwide, globally preeminent management thinkers W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne challenge everything you thought you knew about the requirements for strategic success.
Recognized as one of the most iconic and impactful strategy books ever written, BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY, now updated with fresh content from the authors, argues that cutthroat competition results in nothing but a bloody red ocean of rivals fighting over a shrinking profit pool.
Based on a study of 150 strategic moves (spanning more than 100 years across 30 industries), the authors argue that lasting success comes not from battling competitors but from creating “blue oceans”-untapped new market spaces ripe for growth. BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY presents a systematic approach to making the competition irrelevant and outlines principles and tools any organization can use to create and capture their own blue oceans.
2. The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Management of Innovation and Change)
Author: by Clayton M. Christensen
Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon EditorsA Wall Street Journal and Businessweek bestseller. Named by Fast Company as one of the most influential leadership books in its Leadership Hall of Fame. An innovation classic.
From Steve Jobs to Jeff Bezos, Clay Christensen’s work continues to underpin today’s most innovative leaders and organizations. The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M.Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell.
In this classic bestsellerone of the most influential business books of all timeinnovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything rightyet still lose market leadership. Christensen explains why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation.
No matter the industry, he says, a successful company with established products will get pushed aside unless managers know how and when to abandon traditional business practices. Offering both successes and failures from leading companies as a guide, The Innovator’s Dilemma gives you a set of rules for capitalizing on the phenomenon of disruptive innovation.
3. The Toyota Way, Second Edition: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer
Author: by Jeffrey Liker
The bestselling guide to Toyota’s legendary philosophy and production systemupdated with important new frameworks for driving innovation and quality in your businessOne of the most impactful business guides published in the 21st Century, The Toyota Way played an outsized role in launching the continuous-improvement movement that continues unabated today.
Multiple Shingo Award-winning management and operations expert Jeffrey K. Liker provides a deep dive into Toyota’s world-changing processes, showing how you can learn from it to develop your own improvement program that fits your conditions. Thanks in large part to this book, managers across the globe are creating workforces and systems that produce the highest-quality products and services, establish and retain customer loyalty, and drive business profitability and sustainability.
Now, Liker has thoroughly updated his classic guide to include:Completely revised data and updated information about Toyota’s approach to competitiveness in the new world of mobility and smart technologyIllustrative examples from manufacturing and service organizations that have learned and improved from the Toyota WayA fresh approach to leadership modelsThe brain science and skills for learning to think scientificallyHow Toyota applies Hoshin Kanri, a planning process that aligns objectives at all levels and marries them to business strategyOrganized into thematic sections covering the various aspects of the Toyota Wayincluding Philosophy, Processes, People, and Problem Solvingthis unparalleled guide details the 14 key principles for building the foundation of a powerful improvement system and managing it for ultimate competitive advantage.
4. The Design Thinking Playbook: Mindful Digital Transformation of Teams, Products, Services, Businesses and Ecosystems
Author: by Michael Lewrick
A radical shift in perspective to transform your organization to become more innovative The Design Thinking Playbook is an actionable guide to the future of business. By stepping back and questioning the current mindset, the faults of the status quo stand out in stark reliefand this guide gives you the tools and frameworks you need to kick off a digital transformation.
Design Thinking is about approaching things differently with a strong user orientation and fast iterations with multidisciplinary teams to solve wicked problems. It is equally applicable to (re-)design products, services, processes, business models, and ecosystems. It inspires radical innovation as a matter of course, and ignites capabilities beyond mere potential.
Unmatched as a source of competitive advantage, Design Thinking is the driving force behind those who will lead industries through transformations and evolutions. This book describes how Design Thinking is applied across a variety of industries, enriched with other proven approaches as well as the necessary tools, and the knowledge to use them effectively.
5. Lean Production Simplified: A Plain-Language Guide to the World's Most Powerful Production System
Author: by Pascal Dennis
Following in the tradition of its Shingo Prize-winning predecessors, Lean Production Simplified, Third Edition gives a clear overview of the structure and tools of the Lean production system. Written for the practitioner by a practitioner, it delivers a comprehensive insider’s view of Lean management.
The author helps readers grasp the system as a whole, as well as the factors that animate it, by organizing the book around an image of a house of Lean production. Illustrating the eight kinds of waste, this updated edition of a bestseller: Describes the craft and mass production systems that preceded Lean productionincluding the contributions of Frederick Winslow Taylor and Henry Ford Explains the concepts of visual management, Five S, and Total Productive Maintenance Addresses just-in-time delivery of parts and products Examines the jidoka principle Covers the nervous system of Lean management, hoshin planning Illustrates the culture of Lean management This edition deepens and extends the previous edition with case studies on Lean outside the factoryin settings such as health care, IT, finance, design, engineering, and beyond.
6. The Founder's Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth
Author: by Chris Zook
A Washington Post BestsellerThree Principles for Managingand Avoidingthe Problems of GrowthWhy is profitable growth so hard to achieve and sustain? Most executives manage their companies as if the solution to that problem lies in the external environment: find an attractive market, formulate the right strategy, win new customers.
But when Bain & Company’s Chris Zook and James Allen, authors of the bestselling Profit from the Core, researched this question, they found that when companies fail to achieve their growth targets, 90 percent of the time the root causes are internal, not externalincreasing distance from the front lines, loss of accountability, proliferating processes and bureaucracy, to name only a few.
What’s more, companies experience a set of predictable internal crises, at predictable stages, as they grow. Even for healthy companies, these crises, if not managed properly, stifle the ability to grow furtherand can actively lead to decline. The key insight from Zook and Allen’s research is that managing these choke points requires a founder’s mentalitybehaviors typically embodied by a bold, ambitious founderto restore speed, focus, and connection to customers: An insurgent’s clear mission and purpose An unambiguous owner mindset A relentless obsession with the front lineBased on the authors’ decade-long study of companies in more than forty countries, The Founder’s Mentality demonstrates the strong relationship between these three traits in companies of all kindsnot just start-upsand their ability to sustain performance.
7. Performance Management: Changing Behavior that Drives Organizational Effectiveness
Author: by Aubrey C. Daniels
Even though this book in one edition or another has been in existence for 32 years, the use of behavior technology in the workplace is still in its infancy. Since the fundamental laws of behavior don’t change, those who learn to apply this technology successfully, will have a clear performance advantage over those who don’t.
8. Topgrading, 3rd Edition: The Proven Hiring and Promoting Method That Turbocharges Company Performance
Author: by Bradford D. Smart Ph.D.
BRAD HELPED US DEVELOP THE TOOLS TO PICK A-PLAYER LEADERS AT GE. JACK WELCH Great companies, large and small, rise or fall because of their talent; the more high performers on your team, the more successful your organization will be.
Of course, that’s easier said than done. Research shows that only about 25% of all new hires turn out to be high performers. But companies that have used Brad Smart’s Topgrading system over the past two decades have boosted their hiring success rates dramaticallysometimes even to 90%.
Three huge problems account for the typical poor results in hiring: dishonesty (via deceptive rsums), incomplete information (via shallow interviews), and lack of verifiability (via biased references). Topgrading shows how to solve all three problems. Instead of hiring by your gut reactions to rsums and interviews, you can start using a scientifically honed process that compels candidates to be totally honest.
Smart, one of the world’s foremost experts on hiring, has personally helped hundreds of companies double, triple, or even quadruple their hiring success rates. His clients have ranged from global giants such as General Electric and Honeywell to midsize and small businesses in every field imaginable, and to not-for-profits such as the American Heart Association.
9. Inventory Optimization: Models and Simulations
Author: by Nicolas Vandeput
In this book …Nicolas Vandeput hacks his way through the maze of quantitative supply chain optimizations. This book illustrates how the quantitative optimization of 21st century supply chains should be crafted and executed…. Vandeput is at the forefront of a new and better way of doing supply chains, and thanks to a richly illustrated book, where every single situation gets its own illustrating code snippet, so could you.
Joannes Vermorel, CEO, Lokad Inventory Optimization argues that mathematical inventory models can only take us so far with supply chain management. In order to optimize inventory policies, we have to use probabilistic simulations. The book explains how to implement these models and simulations step-by-step, starting from simple deterministic ones to complex multi-echelon optimization.
The first two parts of the book discuss classical mathematical models, their limitations and assumptions, and a quick but effective introduction to Python is provided. Part 3 contains more advanced models that will allow you to optimize your profits, estimate your lost sales and use advanced demand distributions.
10. HBR Guide to Thinking Strategically (HBR Guide Series)
Author: by Harvard Business Review
Bring strategy into your daily work. It’s your responsibility as a manager to ensure that your work-and the work of your team-aligns with the overarching objectives of your organization. But when you’re faced with competing projects and limited time, it’s difficult to keep strategy front of mind.
How do you keep your eye on the long term amid a sea of short-term demands? The HBR Guide to Thinking Strategically provides practical advice and tips to help you see the big-picture perspective in every aspect of your daily work, from making decisions to setting team priorities to attacking your own to-do list.
You’ll learn how to:Understand your organization’s strategyAlign your team around key objectivesFocus on the priorities that matter mostSpot trends in your company and in your industryConsider future outcomes when making decisionsManage trade-offsEmbrace a leadership mindset
11. Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track–and Keeping It There
Author: by Les McKeown
FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER No matter what kind of organization you work for, whether it’s your own small business or a global Fortune 100 company, your number-one goal is success. Predictable Success takes you step-by-step through a startlingly simple, intuitive, and universal process that shows you how to bring sustained, lasting, predictable success to your organization.
Find out where your organization is today and take the uncertainty out of tomorrow as you make the journey towards Predictable Success.
12. Being the Boss, with a New Preface: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader
Author: by Linda A. Hill
Are you the boss you need to be? You never dreamed being the boss would be so hard. You’re caught in a web of conflicting expectations from your subordinates, from those above you, and from your peers and customers.You’re not alone.
As Harvard Business School’s Linda Hill and manager and executive Kent Lineback reveal in Being the Boss, becoming an effective manager is a painful, difficult journey. It requires trial and error, endless effort, and slowly acquired personal insight. Many managers never complete the journey and instead just learn how to get by.
At worst, they become terrible bosses. This essential book, now with a new preface, explains how to avoid that fate by mastering three imperatives:Manage yourself: Learn that management isn’t about doing all the work on your own. It’s about leading others to accomplish things with you as their guide.
Manage your network: Understand how power and influence work in your organization, and build a network of mutually beneficial relationships to navigate your company’s complex political environmentManage your team: Create a high-performing “we” out of all the “I’s” who report to you.
13. Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy, Second Edition
Author: by Masaaki Imai
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The definitive, fully up-to-date guide to continuous improvement in the workplace”An updated version of a classic book that shares a wealth of new healthcare examples and case studies from around the world.
The methods in this book will help you improve quality and safety, reduce waiting times, and improve the long-term financial position of your organization. Highly recommended!” -Mark Graban, author of Lean Hospitals and coauthor of Healthcare Kaizen”Every business faces the iron triangle of quality, cost, and delivery.
Conventional thinking claims you cannot have all three. Not only does Mr. Imai turn that thinking on its head, but he shows you exactly how to do it.” – Matthew E. May, author of The Elegant Solution and The Laws of Subtraction”Masaaki Imai has done it again.
The second edition of his famous book not only describes all the tools necessary for any type of business to implement a lean strategy but also includes a large number of excellent case studies.” – Art Byrne, author of The Lean TurnaroundWritten by Masaaki Imai, pioneer of modern business operational excellence and founder of the Kaizen Institute, Gemba Kaizen, Second Edition is an in-depth revision of this renowned, bestselling work.
14. The Toyota Way Fieldbook
Author: by Jeffrey Liker
The Toyota Way Fieldbook is a companion to the international bestseller The Toyota Way. The Toyota Way Fieldbook builds on the philosophical aspects of Toyota’s operating systems by detailing the concepts and providing practical examples for application that leaders need to bring Toyota’s success-proven practices to life in any organization.
The Toyota Way Fieldbook will help other companies learn from Toyota and develop systems that fit their unique cultures. The book begins with a review of the principles of the Toyota Way through the 4Ps model-Philosophy, Processes, People and Partners, and Problem Solving.
Readers looking to learn from Toyota’s lean systems will be provided with the inside knowledge they need to Define the companies purpose and develop a long-term philosophy Create value streams with connected flow, standardized work, and level production Build a culture to stop and fix problems Develop leaders who promote and support the system Find and develop exceptional people and partners Learn the meaning of true root cause problem solving Lead the change process and transform the total enterprise The depth of detail provided draws on the authors combined experience of coaching and supporting companies in lean transformation.
15. Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices
Author: by Ramesh Gulati
Published at: Industrial Press, Inc.; Third edition (September 14, 2020)
Touted by maintenance and reliability professionals around the world as a must-read for anyone who wants to stay competitive in today’s industrial environment, and By far the best book on maintenance management, Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices is an even more useful resource in its new 3rd edition.
Now in 2-colors to clearly identify main ideas and emphasize important data in illustrations, the book also includes additional self-assessment questions in each chapter. The entire work has been updated to reflect the latest developments in technology and thinking, with innovative material related to leadership, change management, ISO standards, maintenance optimization, and communication, while sticking to the practical, common-sense approach that led readers to call it a great book for developing a road map to reliability, and the perfect guide for setting up an effective maintenance program.
For anyone in the fields of engineering, purchasing, finance, maintenance, reliability, or production, and especially for those preparing to sit for a professional maintenance and reliability certification, there’s simply no better tool or resource than renowned Ramesh Gulati’s Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, 3e.