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The Right Choice: Using Theory of Constraints for Effective Leadership Now Available from CRC Press
The Right Choice: Using Theory of Constraints for Effective Leadership supplies the understanding required to manage effectively well into the future through the use of the coaching cycle and the reflection process.
Using case studies, the book explains how to create a leadership culture at the organizational, team, and individual levels through the development of the flight crew, as well as how to link that to effective strategies and tactics in leading the organization forward. The case studies illustrate what leaders have actually done, what they’ve struggled with, and the importance of understanding causal relationships.
Emphasizing the importance of consequences when making choices, the book reflects the author's vast experience with companies across a range of industries. It explains how to resolve conflicts and restore relationships through the use of time-tested tools, in particular, the cloud technique from the Theory of Constraints Thinking Processes.
The book details a practical methodology that you can use in various situations. Through the use of the coaching cycle and the coaching quadrant, it provides a solid platform for any leader wishing to take their organization forward. The tools and methods described in this book will help you become a leader who engages with the people in your organization and allows them to choose to engage rather than be forced.
About the Author
Ted Hutchin, PhD, is the managing director of I & J Munn and principal of the TOC-Lean Institute. He is also a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, and an industrial fellow in the University of Nottingham Business School.
In his work with TOC he has led the teaching, implementation, and ongoing coaching support across the full range of TOC applications throughout the manufacturing industry and also into the service and voluntary sectors with organizations as diverse as hospitals and the Anglican Church. He has lectured on the Masters in Supply Chain Management and the MBA within the Business School at the University of Nottingham and also on similar subjects at Cranfield University.
As can be seen from his research and writing over the past twenty-five years, the dominant theme has been the management of change and the problems and issues change creates for people. He has a proven ability to guide people in the creation of breakthrough solutions that get to grip with the core issues of the organization, the team, and the person’s own life. Using a holistic approach to addressing such issues and developing.
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ISBN 9781439886212, May 2012, 176 pp