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Steve Jobs is interviewed about managing people and the organizational structure at Apple.

What most people think is that it is the culture that is difficult to change. However, it is the existing structure that prevents culture change. If we want improvement or dramatic leaps in sales seldom can it be done with existing structure. It requires additional influence which equates to a cooperative structure both internally and externally. The best model that I have found to do this is the Lean model of Leader Standard Work explained in David Mann’s book,  Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Second Edition, Second Edition

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Joseph Dager
Business901 is a firm specializing in bringing the continuous improvement process to the sales and marketing arena. He has authored the books the Lean Marketing House, Marketing with A3 and Marketing with PDCA. The Business901 Blog and Podcast includes many leading edge thinkers and has been featured numerous times for its contributions to the Bloomberg's Business Week Exchange.


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