Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 clearly resonates with all of these points. Obviously the business needs a clear vision for what it wants to become and then needs to evolve to achieve that vision. Flattening the organization tends to eliminate bureaucracy and empower individuals who can then raise quality and efficiency. Eliminating boundaries enhances communication so that all parties have the same grasp of the overall unifying vision. Page 123 of the class textbook shows that GE used the human resources function to create self-managing teams that increased plant productivity by 250%. Page 128 of the class textbook shows that GE used the quality engineering function to implement Six Sigma to great effect. Reference: http://www.1000ventures.com/business_guide/cs_inex_ge.html (see attached) OEM 2009 MAN 6721 Luther Setzer page 1 of 1...
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