ADVANCE: 12 essential elements to supercharge productivity and profitability

The complete step-by-step guide to improve productivity, performance and profitability of your business.
There is no shortage of ideas, however, implementation is a struggle. There are many problems to be solved and by hoping to solve many, we solve none – well, not effectively. There is so much data, yet we fly blind without critical insights. Often only a few carry the weight of the entire team. Getting traction in business and getting it effectively and efficiently is the key challenge.
ADVANCE, your essential productivity and profitability improvement guide is:
available in paperback plus Ebook

Book description

ADVANCE provides a practical framework to implement strategies easily, improve productivity meaningfully and engage employees effectively. It unravels 12 essential elements in a simplified yet effective manner to provide a holistic ‘Operational Excellence’ framework, to:
It is essentially your simplified Operational Excellence guide that is as easy as paint by numbers.
Take control and supercharge productivity and profitability of your business.

What people say about ADVANCE

“Very insightful, it addresses our current priorities in a very interactive way. The suggested concepts within the ADVANCE framework are impactful and very practical, - they are not only designed for a supply chain audience, but for everyone who wants to improve productivity and efficiency within their business model.”
Alexandra Riha
President and Board Chairperson, ASCI (Australasian Supply Chain Institute)
“ADVANCE provides a simplified framework for Supply Chain businesses in particular, to seriously shift their performance through productivity improvements. A practical read without jargon or heavy theory.”
Joshua Holmes
Chairman, Supply Chain Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)
“Ishan understands and articulates the significant gap that currently exists between Australian Manufacturing and world’s best practice. In this book he explains the opportunity this presents and draws on his considerable experience to provide helpful guidance for those wishing to embark on the journey to excellence.”
Dr. Peter Campbell
Supply Chain and Operations Lead, Ernst & Young Oceania
“It is refreshing to read a book that integrates global insights on Operational Excellence (OpEx) with a uniquely Australian perspective. ADVANCE is a handy practical guide for organisations wanting to embark on an OpEx journey or refine what they have.”
Barry McCarthy
President, Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) Australia
“To achieve excellence, there are some fundamentals that should not be short-changed. ADVANCE guides us through 12 such fundamental ‘concepts’ and their implementation. The storytelling and case studies to frame each concept gives life to an enjoyable and insightful book.”
Les Wingham
Chief Operating Officer,
Industry Partners Australia
“In this work, Ishan Galapathy has managed to navigate a fog of jargon that clogs workplaces to cut through a key misunderstanding affecting Australian manufacturers. Rather than the common cost-cutting approach, he describes how to create a workplace culture that starts with cost reduction initiatives, and leads to continuously improving, operational excellence.”
Peter Roberts
Editor, @AuManufacturing news.
“In these times of accelerated change in our external environments, ADVANCE masterfully provides the distilled reference on deep fundamentals that will be the go-to reference for Supply Chain productivity transformations.”
Bernie Kelly
Chair, Australian Transformation and Turnaround Association (AusTTA), and Industry Transformation Advisor, Author, Speaker
“Excellent follow up to Ishan’s previous insight-laden book bringing much needed practical and implementable concepts applicable to many sectors. Ishan has nailed the focus on the underlying cultural challenges that underpin performance degradation.”
Dr. Owen Lewis
‘Big 4 Consulting Firm’
“Ishan's extensive industry experience and quirky anecdotes make for a highly insightful, practical and fun guide to running a productive business. A must-read for directors and managers seeking to regain control and develop team capability.”
Ruth Hogan
Chief Editor,
InsideFMCG, Octomedia

ADVANCE Book Pack Options – Pre-Orders

Book launch: May 2021.
Note: free shipping Australia wide only. For international sales please get in touch with us. GST applies for Australian sales.
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