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Managing for Profit: Five Building Blocks of Success

About the Presentation

In this webinar, MIT Senior Lecturer Jonathan Byrnes explains the five building blocks of success in profitability management: (1) organizing for success; (2) leading paradigmatic change; (3) developing a great middle management team; (4) creating major change in a customer or supplier; and (5) becoming a great leader. The webinar contains a number of case examples.

About the Speaker

Jonathan Byrnes is Senior Lecturer at MIT, where he has taught at the graduate level and in executive programs for nearly twenty years. He has authored over two hundred books, articles, cases, notes, and expert submissions, including Islands of Profit in a Sea of Red Ink, which Inc.com named to its 2010 list of Best Books for Business Owners.

He is President of Jonathan Byrnes & Co., a focused consulting company which has advised over fifty major companies, hospitals, and industry associations since 1976. Dr. Byrnes has led a number of projects that have produced high value and lasting innovations, including direct development of vendor managed inventory, pipeline inventory systems, and profit mapping.

About the Series

The MIT System Design and Management Program Systems Thinking Webinar Series features research conducted by SDM faculty, alumni, students, and industry partners. The series is designed to disseminate information on how to employ systems thinking to address engineering, management, and socio-political components of complex challenges.

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MIT SDM Systems Thinking Webinar Series

MIT SDM Systems Thinking Webinar Series

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