Books brought to you by Kepner-Tregoe (KT) have been written by experts in the fields of Kepner-Tregoe’s critical rational processes, strategic leadership, organizational improvement, project management or strategy implementation. Using examples of successfully implemented business improvement initiatives, these valuable tools provide expert advisory and tactics for success.
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The best-selling book of all times, “The New Rational Manager” by Charles Kepner and Benjamin Tregoe, includes an updated Foreword for 2013. This critically-acclaimed book describes how Kepner-Tregoe’s thinking processes have led to successful business outcomes for over 50 years. From troubleshooting major IT system outages to building effective leadership, KT rational processes are used by C-Suite, executives, managers, systems professionals, engineers, this classic book continues to be the standard for problem solving decision making, problem analysis and situation analysis.
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- The New Rational Manager
One of the best-selling business books of all time with a newly updated Foreword for 2013, The New Rational Manager, describes Kepner-Tregoe critical thinking processes for effective leadership and issue-resolution management that have been pressure tested across the world for over 50 years.
Whether you’re troubleshooting a major IT system outage, solving a manufacturing equipment problem, deciding to expand the capacity of a distribution center or considering hiring a new employee, Rational Process will allow you to “cut through the clutter” of business complexity and address the most serious challenges confronting your organization. This common language and process are essential for effective, efficient collaboration across teams, functions, and geographies.
Are you looking for an edge to advance your career? The same principles found in The New Rational Manager that were leveraged by NASA to return Apollo XIII safely to earth have also been used by C-Suite executives, managers, and engineers to increase quality, improve efficiency, and lower costs in almost all industries and business functions. The New Rational Manager has the business cases to prove it and the steps for you to make it happen.
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- Improving Performance: How to Manage the White Space on the Organization Chart
by Geary A. Rummler and Alan P. Brache
This best-selling classic by Kepner-Tregoe Principal Alan Brache and Geary Rummler, is a practical guide for managing organizations, processes, and jobs. The ideas in this book have been embraced by major corporations worldwide and have been credited for helping companies achieve a competitive advantage in an increasingly global economy. Improving Performance has been recognized as the book that launched the Process Improvement revolution.
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- Implementation: How to Transform Strategic Initiatives into Blockbuster Results
by Alan P. Brache and Sam Bodley-Scott
KT thought leaders reveal the seven essential skills to help you effectively put strategic goals into action. If you see a gap in your organization's ability to translate vision into practice, Implementation is written for you. Implementation is a guide to action-oriented management that directly reflects your corporate vision. Management experts Alan Brache and Sam Bodley-Scott draw from their decades of experience, giving you the tools to bring organizational strategy to life in day-to-day operations. Using the exclusive Kepner-Tregoe methodology, the authors explain each of the seven essential skills of strategy implementation, providing the tactics and diagnostics needed for success.
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- The Rational Project Manager : A Thinking Team's Guide to Getting Work Done
by Andrew Longman and Jim Mullins
This new book by Kepner-Tregoe's Longman and Mullins, not only presents the tools, steps, and processes of project management, but also uncovers the critical thinking–the why–vital to project management excellence. Incorporating Kepner-Tregoe’s renowned and effective problem-solving and decision-making processes, the book guides readers through the core activities of project management–planning, solving problems, making decisions, and assessing risk. It positions projects within an organization’s "performance environment" and provides overarching insights into processes and practices for effective management. This is a resource no project leader–and no project team member–should be without
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- Analytic Processes for School Leaders
by Cynthia T. Richetti and Benjamin B. Tregoe
Cynthia Tregoe Richetti and Ben Tregoe team up to help educators apply rational process thinking to the often daunting issues they confront. The focus is on critical thinking, in all its richness and subtlety. Examples are drawn from work done by the Tregoe Education Form, a non-profit organization that brings critical thinking to schoolrooms. What the New Rational Manager is to the world of business, Analytic Processes for School Leaders will be for education.
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- The Art and Discipline of Strategic Leadership
by Mike Freedman with Benjamin B. Tregoe
Strategic advisers Mike Freedman and Benjamin Tregoe draw on their global experience with consulting firm Kepner-Tregoe to present an integrated, proven approach to strategy. Using examples of successfully implemented approaches from Hallmark, British Airways, Lockheed Martin, the Bank of Ireland and more, the authors introduce a results-based approach to regaining the upper hand in the battle for competitive survival. The Art and Discipline of Strategic Leadership provides tools and techniques for you and your team to discard outmoded standards, think the unthinkable, and implement a fluid and flexible strategy to drive extraordinary business results.
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- How Organizations Work: Taking a Holistic Approach to Enterprise Health
by Alan P. Brache
Alan Brache, a world-renowned organizational improvement expert, offers a clear, integrated solution to performance improvement via a new "Enterprise Model," which takes into account all variables that influence performance. How Organizations Work provides a comprehensive "physical exam" for checking an organization's vital signs and a 360-degree picture of how organizational dynamics can be harnessed to effect permanent improvements in performance. Alan Brache is a Principal and executive vice president of Kepner-Tregoe.
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