volume 21, issue 3, P261-271 2017
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-03-2017-0003
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Rick Edgeman

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to improve the ability of enterprises to routinely realize peak performance and produce positive social and environmental impact. Design/methodology/approach An acknowledged operational excellence model – the one behind the globally recognized Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence – is examined in relation to positive reciprocal behavior and the value of creating and reinforcing processes that “pile good upon good” in form of virtuous improvement cycles. Findings Emb…

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