Monthly Archives: September 2013

How Long is “Continuous”? – On PDCA

Some people have problems with anything that requires patience: they want it all, and they want it now, as Queen was once singing. What does PDCA mean to them? Actually, PDCA should be the darling of these people, as it … Continue reading

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Sharing Thoughts Requires Thinking

Most communication is thoughtless! Or maybe it isn’t, but it is based on simplicity – because a trend nowadays is to believe that a complex message will not be understood. Simplicity can be great: boiling down a long discussion to … Continue reading

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Which Leadership Approach is Better?

Dilbert is very clear on this topic! Still, I cannot help feeling that it would be a pity if business leaders would stop reading those books on “the rules of leadership”. Some of them never read anything, and maybe some … Continue reading

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Lean IT and ITIL – Stopping the Negative Spiral

Good news for those who are hungry for more books about Lean IT and ITIL!

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Value Stream Management and Readiness

This evening I did something which is seemingly a bit foolish, but which is nevertheless characteristic for me: instead of reading one of the 200 books I have piled up for future reading I again browsed through one of those … Continue reading

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