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The pain of evidence based leadership.

Posted by Stephen Parry on Aug 16, 2012 4:15:35 PM

We must always check our emotions and motivations as Lean leaders or any other type of leader in fact. We must honestly admit that all our views are temporary and subject to change in the light of new evidence.  This is what we mean by being unattached to an old idea or stories from the past.

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Mass production vs. Customer Value Principles

Posted by Stephen Parry on Aug 16, 2012 11:00:29 AM

There is a cataclysmic difference between mass production and the creation of a Customer Value Enterprise® through the application of Customer Value Principles. Customer Value Principles come from many sources – particularly from Lean Service and Systems Thinking – but the line between mass production and the Customer Value Enterprise® is not a continuum: these are completely different ways of thinking and working. You are either doing one or you are doing the other –you will not find yourself doing some elements of each.

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Topics: Customer Value Principles, Sense and Respond Book

Lean Transformation Sequence

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 7, 2012 12:08:59 PM

Starting with a Blame free culture, allows reality to be seen, this in turn leads to trust, which leads to transparency which leads to the right actions, which leads to results.  That is the sequence….. Expecting business results and transparency first demonstrates ignorance of how to release the potential of people. – A bit like wanting to see the baby immediately after conception.

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Re-post Sense and Respond Linkedin Discussion

Posted by Stephen Parry on Jan 4, 2012 3:52:12 PM

Stephen Parry • Hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year, or a Happy Holiday which ever suits.

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Topics: Customer Value Principles, Sense and Respond Book

Workshop for Social Sciences Staff

Posted by Stephen Parry on Dec 5, 2011 7:44:54 PM

I am looking forward to taking part in a debate on how researchers should engage leaders in industry. I will supply a follow up article after the event.

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Topics: Seminar, Speaking Events

Stephen Parry honoured to be speaking at:The Agile Lean Europe (ALE Network) Unconference Berlin 7th -9th September BOOK NOW

Posted by Stephen Parry on Aug 16, 2011 2:21:22 PM

Stephen Parry Speaking at an event designed by engineers for engineers ALE2011 Berlin“Creating an Integrated ICT Value Stream Using Lean and Agile Thinking”

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Topics: Seminar, Speaking Events

Sense and Respond the Book: Compelling case for the relevance of Lean Services

Posted by Stephen Parry on Jul 25, 2011 5:04:36 PM

Amazon.com book Review:

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Topics: Review, Uncategorized, Book Reviews, Sense and Respond Book

Software development teams must change their approach, says Lean expert

Posted by Stephen Parry on Apr 24, 2011 8:09:47 PM

 

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Topics: LINO, Press Releases

Sense and Respond: Book Forward

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 7, 2011 5:52:06 PM

Dr Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

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Delivering to specification vs. delivering to purpose

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 5, 2011 9:20:39 AM

Extract from Sense and Respond: The Journey to Customer Purpose (MacMillan 2005) Stephen Parry.

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Topics: Customer Value Principles, Sense and Respond Book