Leveraging Operations in a Complex and Chaotic WorldAuthored by Shridhar Lolla
A vast majority of attempts by organizations to sustain growth in an ever more complex and chaotic world has ended into painful, costly and long drawn trade-offs and burn-outs.
'The Path' presents a game changing way of leveraging operations to achieve breakthrough performance in today's world. It exhorts organizations to improve the process of improvement itself than rushing to master every new technique of improvement. It proposes that an organization must build capability to find its own path of operational excellence, one step at a time.
Narrated in the form of a business novel, 'The Path' enlivens real life actions from operational war zone. In fact, as a book, it was co-created by over 100 practitioners of operational management.
By taking on today's business problems head on, 'The Path' also provides a business solution to one of the biggest evils of the society, the brazen non availability and sky rocketing cost of medicines.
While the book has been crafted for general reader of business management, it will be of direct use to practitioners and influencer of operational performance.
About the author:
Shridhar Lolla is a practitioner of Business Model Innovation, Focused Execution and Operational Excellence. He handholds business leaders in creating 'built to transform' organizations.
Shridhar is an engineer by qualification and holds a PhD degree from IIT Delhi, Masters from IT BHU Varanasi and Bachelor degree from MANIT, Bhopal, India.
Early in his career, he worked with Tecumseh, Kirloskar Electric, ABB and SIFY. His longest stint was with ABB, the Swiss power and automation technology leader, where he got his grounding in business management. In his last assignment, he was the Head of Applications and Solutions Group at its Corporate Research Center in India.
Since then, he has gained extensive experience in achieving breakthrough performance in Engineering, Product Development, R&D, IT Services, Software Development and Manufacturing Industries.
In the summer of 2012, he completed one of the longest direct engagements in operational excellence, which led to creation of 'The Path'. At the time of writing 'The Path', he was visiting, listening, conversing, observing and advising teams across Operations. The book contains insights from handholding professionals across multi-locations, in their journey to ever improve impact of operations on business performance.
Shridhar is an application expert of Theory of Constraints (TOC) and shares his time with Goldratt Consulting in implementing principles of TOC. He is also the author of the book, "Building Manufacturing Competitiveness - the TOC Way."
Shridhar is a recognized coach for first generation entrepreneurs and is a part of Indian entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Spending the day with operational teams and conducting walk through programs is Shridhar's calling. He lives in Bangalore, India.
Publication Date:三月 13 2013ISBN/EAN13:1482759144 / 9781482759143Page Count:262Binding Type:US Trade PaperTrim Size:6" x 9"Language:EnglishColor:Black and WhiteRelated Categories:Business & Economics / Production & Operations Management