OUR BOOKS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Useful reading relating to Dr. Deming
Out of the Crisis.Deming W.E(2000 2nd Edition)
MIT Press. 978-0262541152
Dr. Demings’ definitive work from the mid 1980s. Open it at any page and you will find invaluable insights. Although it is inevitably inclined toward the US in the 1980s, it remains highly relevant.
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The New Economics. Deming W.E (2000 2nd Edition)
MIT Press. 978-0262541169
In this book Deming explains his System of Profound Knowledge
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The Deming Management Method. Walton M.(1992)
Mercury Business Books. 978-1852521417
An accessible guide to putting Deming ideas into practice.
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Useful reading relating to Systems Thinking
Profit Beyond Measure. Johnson H.T and Broms A. (2000)
Prentice Hall. 978-0684836676
A personal exploration of the implications for top managers in accepting lessons from Toyota and transforming toward more emphasis on how things are done as opposed to only thinking about targets and results.
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Useful reading relating to Coaching
Your Brain At Work. Rock D. (2009)
Powerful insight on how to understand and use your brain deliberately and effectively.
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The Tao of Coaching. Landsberg M. (2003)
Profile Books. 978-1861976505
A great ‘getting started’ guide for someone who is looking to adopt more of a coaching approach to their day to day work.
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101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques. McManhon G. and Archer A.
Real practical exercises that you can use as a Coach.
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Co-Active Coaching. Kimsley-House H. Kimsley-House K. Sandahl P. Whitworth L. (2018)
Nicholas Brealey Publishing. 978-1473674981
This book has a great coaching model, holds the client at the centre and works to the client’s agenda. A very clear guidance on the role of the coach and helpful exercises for anyone looking to improve their coaching skills.
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Useful reading relating to Performance Improvement from PMI
Working With The Grain. Gillett J. and Seddon J. (2012)
Process Management International Ltd. 978-0954060565
This book provides a comprehensive approach to getting better results from all kinds of organisations
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Making Your Work, Work. Gillett J. (2014)
Infinite Ideas. 978-1908984203
Addressed to every manager, this book provides practical and thoroughly tested methodologies based upon Dr W Edwards Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge.
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Implementing ISO9001:2015. Gillett J., Simpson P. and Clarke S. (2015)
Infinite Ideas. 978-1908984500
“This is for any business leader who wants to go beyond improvements and understand the underlying mechanics and systems that secures long-term effects” – Feedback from one of our readers.
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