A BibliographyI was talking with a client friend the other day telling him I'm really not that smart but I read a lot and must have some pretty good retention of the concepts, ideas and lessons I have picked up in all that reading. I deicded to build a biblogrphy I can use as appendix to what I talk and write about here and I'm starting with some of the better books on Project Management I've worked my way through the years. More to come soon...
Lean Thinking, Theory of Constraints, System Thinking, & Project Management
The Simply Lean Pocket Guide for Construction - Tools for the Elimination of Waste in the Design-Bid-Build Construction Project Cycle
by Shawn Hayes, Mark Tapping, & Brian Sedwick
A nice little reference book for implementing Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle in your operations you may need to also by a magnifying glass to read it the font is so small.
by Harold Kerzner
I’ll confess that I have NOT read this entire book cover to cover (I have the 8th edition) but I do use it often enough as a reference.
Velocity: Combining Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints to Achieve Breakthrough Performance - A Business Novel
by Dee Jacob, Suzan Bergland, and Jeff Cox
A business novel Velocity demonstrates the distinct difference between the approaches (Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints) but also indicates how the may be effectively combined.