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Sunday, October 02, 2005

What Does It Take To Achieve Lasting Excellence?

By integrating the proven, time-tested principles of strategic planning, quality management, organizational learning, automated business processes, people performance management and measure-driven improvement, Six Disciplines is a method to help the best performing organizations make the transition from product-building to "business-building" using an approach that includes four essential elements:

  1. A Methodology to make business-building systematic.
  2. Technology to make business-building practical.
  3. Coaching to make business-building last.
  4. A Ready & Able Organization to make business-building work.

BOTTOMLINE: No matter what method is used for business improvement (what we call "business-building), if you leave out any one of these essential elements, the likelihood of lasting - sustainable -business excellence, is significantly diminished.

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