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Rod Baxter, Principal, Value Generation Partners
Cultural Engagement for Success Handbook: Define Culture – Create Culture – Celebrate Culture By Rod Baxter
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This is a guide to cultural engagement for success, designed for leaders and managers of all levels in every industry. The cultural engagement handbook combines elements of culture strategy, culture... More > models, culture assessment, culture planning, and initiatives to transform the culture to an engaged and high-performing one. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS: Step One – Set the Culture Strategy; Step Two – Understand the Current Culture; Step Three – Consider the Culture Gaps; Step Four – Create the Culture Plan; Step Five – Execute the Culture Plan; Step Six – Sustain Cultural Engagement; Step Seven – Salute Cultural Engagement. Employing this seven-step approach results in successful development and execution of a culture strategy, culminating in an engaged, high-performing culture. With the purchase of the cultural engagement handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less
Workshop Facilitation for Success Handbook: Conduct Session – Implement Improvements – Celebrate Success By Rod Baxter
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This is a guide to workshop facilitation for success, designed for workshop facilitators of all levels in every industry. The workshop facilitation handbook combines the best elements of Kaizen... More > events, continuous improvement events, problem-solving sessions, and process improvement events into an efficient and effective approach. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS - Step One: Set-up the Workshop Charter; Step Two: Understand the Logistics; Step Three: Create the Team; Step Four: Clarify the Roles and Responsibilities; Step Five: Execute the Workshop; Step Six: Share Status of Workshop; Step Seven: Salute the Team. Employing this seven-step approach results in successful workshops, which achieve goals, objectives, and deliverables. With the purchase of the workshop facilitation handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less
Strategy Driven for Success Handbook: Deploy Strategies – Achieve Objectives – Celebrate Successes By Rod Baxter
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The second edition is an improved guide to strategy driven for success, designed for leaders and managers of all levels in every industry. The strategy driven handbook combines elements of the... More > strategy development, deployment, execution, and measurement using KPIs and balanced and cascading scorecards to achieve strategic goals and objectives. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS: Step One – Set the Strategic Goals; Step Two – Understand the KPIs; Step Three – Create Cultural Engagement; Step Four – Construct the Initiatives; Step Five – Execute with Rigor and Discipline; Step Six – Sustain Result with Scorecards; Step Seven – Salute the Organization. Employing this seven-step approach results in successful development, deployment, execution, and measurement of strategic goals and objectives. With the purchase of the strategy driven handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less
Problem Solving for Success Handbook: Solve the Problem – Sustain the Solution – Celebrate Success By Rod Baxter
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The second edition of Problem Solving for Success Handbook utilizes an A3-style template to document problem solving, designed for problem solvers of all levels in every industry. This... More > problem-solving handbook combines elements of the simplest and most complex approaches, including ISO Corrective Action, Ford 8D, A3 Thinking, PDCA, Kepner-Tregoe®, Shainin®, and Lean Six Sigma DMAIC. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS: Step One - State Problem and Goal; Step Two - Understand Current Condition; Step Three - Conduct Root Cause Analysis; Step Four - Construct Solutions; Step Five - Execute Solutions; Step Six - Sustain Solutions; Step Seven - Salute the Team. Employing this seven-step approach results in efficient and effective problem solving with sustainable solutions. With the purchase of this problem-solving guide, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less
Project Management for Success Handbook: Manage the Project – Ensure the Results – Celebrate Success By Rod Baxter
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This is a guide to project management for success, designed for project managers of all levels in every industry. The project management handbook combines elements of the simplest and most complex... More > project management approaches and processes, including those contained in PMI®’s PMBOK®. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS: Step One – Set-up the Project; Step Two – Understand the Requirements; Step Three – Create the Team; Step Four – Construct the Plan; Step Five – Execute the Plan; Step Six – Sign-off and Close the Project; Step Seven – Salute the Team. Employing this seven-step approach results in efficient and effective project management with certain results. With the purchase of the project management handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less
Enterprise Excellence Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Success By Rod Baxter
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The second edition of Enterprise Excellence Handbook is a step-by-step guide to success designed for leaders and practitioners. It is organized in five major sections describing strategy, culture,... More > project management, problem solving, and workshop facilitation. It is a must-have resource that will guide you in creating immediate and sustainable value for your organization. This Handbook includes: Strategy Driven for Success to define, deploy, and achieve strategic objectives; Cultural Engagement for Success to create an engaged and high-performing culture; Project Management for Success to complete projects within budget and on time; Problem Solving for Success to eliminate the root cause and implement a sustainable solution; Workshop Facilitation for Success to efficiently and effectively facilitate fast-paced events – problem-solving workshops and other types of workshops. With the purchase of this handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the book.< Less
Operational Excellence Handbook: A Must Have for Those Embarking On a Journey of Transformation and Continuous Improvement By Rod Baxter
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Operational Excellence Handbook is designed for leaders and practitioners wishing to transform their organizations through strategy and culture, and through the application of operational excellence... More > approaches, methodologies, processes, and tools. The handbook contains 70 chapters organized in five sections describing strategy, culture, methodologies, project management, and tools that are helpful to create immediate and sustainable value for your organization. As you travel on your value generation journey, you will wish to select the appropriate approach, methodologies, and tools – based on your organization’s current situation, future strategies and goals, resource availability and limitations, as well as urgency and schedule needs – that will provide immediate value. With the purchase of this handbook, the reader has access to a file containing all templates referenced in the book.< Less
Cultural Engagement for Success Handbook: Define Culture – Create Culture – Celebrate Culture By Rod Baxter
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This is a guide to cultural engagement for success, designed for leaders and managers of all levels in every industry. The cultural engagement handbook combines elements of culture strategy, culture... More > models, culture assessment, culture planning, and initiatives to transform the culture to an engaged and high-performing one. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS: Step One – Set the Culture Strategy; Step Two – Understand the Current Culture; Step Three – Consider the Culture Gaps; Step Four – Create the Culture Plan; Step Five – Execute the Culture Plan; Step Six – Sustain Cultural Engagement; Step Seven – Salute Cultural Engagement. Employing this seven-step approach results in successful development and execution of a culture strategy, culminating in an engaged, high-performing culture. With the purchase of the cultural engagement handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less
Workshop Facilitation for Success Handbook: Conduct Session – Implement Improvements – Celebrate Success By Rod Baxter
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This is a guide to workshop facilitation for success, designed for workshop facilitators of all levels in every industry. The workshop facilitation handbook combines the best elements of Kaizen... More > events, continuous improvement events, problem-solving sessions, and process improvement events into an efficient and effective approach. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS - Step One: Set-up the Workshop Charter; Step Two: Understand the Logistics; Step Three: Create the Team; Step Four: Clarify the Roles and Responsibilities; Step Five: Execute the Workshop; Step Six: Share Status of Workshop; Step Seven: Salute the Team. Employing this seven-step approach results in successful workshops, which achieve goals, objectives, and deliverables. With the purchase of the workshop facilitation handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less
Strategy Driven for Success Handbook: Deploy Strategies – Achieve Objectives – Celebrate Successes By Rod Baxter
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The second edition is an improved guide to strategy driven for success, designed for leaders and managers of all levels in every industry. The strategy driven handbook combines elements of the... More > strategy development, deployment, execution, and measurement using KPIs and balanced and cascading scorecards to achieve strategic goals and objectives. This handbook provides guidance through a simple seven-step approach called SUCCESS: Step One – Set the Strategic Goals; Step Two – Understand the KPIs; Step Three – Create Cultural Engagement; Step Four – Construct the Initiatives; Step Five – Execute with Rigor and Discipline; Step Six – Sustain Result with Scorecards; Step Seven – Salute the Organization. Employing this seven-step approach results in successful development, deployment, execution, and measurement of strategic goals and objectives. With the purchase of the strategy driven handbook, the reader has access to a downloadable file containing all templates referenced in the handbook.< Less