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The Wall Street Diet by Charles C. Poirier, Michael J. Bauer and William F. Houser

The Wall Street Diet

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The Wall Street Diet by Charles C. Poirier, Michael J. Bauer and William F. Houser
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May 25, 2006 | ISBN 9781576753811

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"A business book with a bite! The Wall Street Diet provides the ingredients for making business changes in your enterprise while offering a coherent message about business impact and bottom line results. I recommend this book for senior executives and managers who want sustained improvement, not the fad of the month."
— Ken C. Bohlen, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Textron, Inc.

"The authors have done a great job in conveying advanced supply chain management concepts using a well-known metaphor to which all levels of management can relate. Providing management checklists along the way is the masterstroke that will guarantee flawless execution of the concepts and significant business benefit."
— Larry Lapide, PhD, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

"These authors know what business is all about and how to improve one. Their diet is right on the mark for pinpointing where a business is working or not, and how to get started on making the necessary changes. The Wall Street Diet is all about making more money and keeping customers happy."
—Mike Wells, President, King Machine

The Wall Street Diet is a triumph in its unique ability to dissect a complex operation into its simplest elements and identify the easiest path to improvement. I can personally attest that the results of the methods mentioned in this book are both real and lasting. The expertise the authors bring into a manufacturing environment has provided the impetus for many improvements in product quality, constraint elimination, and improvements in efficiency and productivity.”
— Albert R. Klopsic, Vice President, Technical Services and Sales, EKCO Products

Table Of Contents


1 Change Your Lifestyle—Introduce the Wall Street Diet
2 Start Your Diet—Create a Lean Enterprise
3 Reduce Cholesterol and Increase Flow— Streamline Your Business
4 Lose Weight—Make Your Business Lean
5 Stick to Your Diet—Use Quality for Measurement
6 Chart Your Health—Use Productivity Profiling to Target Gains
7 Don’t Do It Yourself—Outsource to Change Your Lifestyle
8 Adopt a New Lifestyle—Focus on Customer Satisfaction
9 Begin with Healthy Ingredients—Get Beyond the Cultural Roadblocks
10 Maintain the Gains—Turn the Diet into a Successful Business Plan
11 Afterword—Get Healthy

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