By: Don Tapping and John West
Who Hollered Fore? creates an awareness of the evils of variation – along with the realization of what that costs an organization in time and money. This book will assist in creating a common language and basic Lean theme throughout your organization. Through the story of John, Laura, and the Bartlett’s, as they participate in a charity golf event, the conversation about Lean and golf become intertwined. And finally they discover the secret to it all!
About Who Hollered Fore?
Who Hollered Fore? creates an awareness of the evils of variation – along with the realization of what that costs an organization in time and money. It also provides a common language and theme so everyone can understand its importance. This realization and subsequent action will dramatically improve an organization’s ability to improve the current process – thereby improving the bottom-line.
Who Hollered Fore? will allow an organization to:
- Create an organizational awareness of what Lean and continuous improvement can do.
- Generate discussions on how the organization can change and adapt to improve its financial position.
- Teach the basic concept of Lean as the foundation for other continuous improvement tools to be effectively used.
- Rally around a common sport theme at the same time relate to improvements that can be made within the organization.
“Who Hollered Fore? has provided me with great information about recognizing waste and applying the Lean Manufacturing process in my business. I would recommend everyone at the management and supervisory level that needs to accept change to read and learn from this ‘little book with a large amount wisdom.’ ” John Hamm, President of Engineering and Production, Air-Way Manufacturing, Inc.
“This is the best business book that I have read in 10 years. A classic by all standards! By recognizing the variation in my business and eliminating waste I have already shown improvements with my method of doing business.” Ron Meagher, President and CEO, Meagher Real Estate
“Fore is a great book. I found the story very enlightening, which created a different outlook for me to operate my business. The information is presented in a clever manner that it is easy to understand but yet it is light and fun in reading.” Mike Richmond, President Richmond Insurance Agency
“I can see the need for this type of teaching in the work place. People will learn faster and improve processes when they can associate with what they have read. And this book does it!” Dan Shong, Supervisor, Legends Manufacturing, Inc.
“I plan on introducing waste reduction in our Battalion. This book provides the basic understanding of why we must continually improve our military processes by eliminating waste and variation.” Sgt. Major William Hardwick, US Army
Hardcover – 5.5″ x 8.5″ – 90 pages