Eliminating Waste in Business

Run Lean, Boost Profitability

by Linda M. Orr , Dave J. Orr

Number of pages: 356

Publisher: Apress

BBB Library: Operations Management

ISBN: 9781430260882

About the Authors

Linda M. Orr : Dr. Linda M. Orr is an Assistant Professor of Marketing and


Dave J. Orr : Dave J. Orr is a lecturer at Kent State University teaching


Editorial Review

We actually send documents to more people because we can, because it is so easy to send a mass e-mail. Then, everyone who got the e-mail, at a minimum, wastes the time it takes to read it. It’s so easy to set up meetings and invite anyone to the meeting with the click of a mouse. So we do it, without even thinking about the time it wastes. In our personal and professional lives, we have actually increased our daily costs and made our lives less efficient. This book is about a radically new way of thinking. Don’t think, “Where can I buy the cheapest X?” Instead think, “Do I need to buy X at all?”

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