- The Organizational Survival Code (Hanaoka Publishing, 2013)
- Leadership for the Ages (Executive Excellence Publishing, 2001)
- Designing Organizations for High Performance (Addison-Wesley, 1988), listed as one of the Great Business Books by Maven House Press
- Inside HR (Netergy Publishing, North Ryde, Australia), writes a column on organizational culture in each issue since its inception in 2013
Areas of Expertise
David Hanna is dedicated to improving the business results and quality of life of those who work in organizations. He has worked as an internal consultant, external consultant, executive coach and program leader and is experienced in the fields of principle-centered leadership, strategic planning, organization diagnosis, high performance work design, team development, executive coaching and development, and change management. He has worked with clients in North and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and Russia. His list of clients includes adidas, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Böhringer Ingelheim, Cinepolis, Conoco, Deloitte & Touche, DigitalGlobe, EQUATE, General Mills, Hoffmann-La Roche, Huawei, Maersk, METRO Group, Novartis, Procter & Gamble, Raytheon, Scripps Networks Interactive, S.C. Johnson, Shell, Siemens, United Health Group, Walmart, Xerox, and Yildiz Holding.
Dave is a Partner in the HPO Global Alliance, a professional services firm committed to better understanding High Performance Organizations and the methodologies by which they can be sustained and expanded. Previously he was a Principal at The RBL Group, a partner with Confluence Experience, and a senior consultant with Franklin Covey Co.Prior to joining the Covey organization, he worked 16 years with the Procter & Gamble Company in both management and consultant roles. During his P&G career he worked in the United States and Europe consulting in numerous manufacturing plants, foreign subsidiaries, Research & Development technical centers, and the corporate headquarters. He consulted with a number of successful start-ups and also helped business leaders turn around some serious business dilemmas in manufacturing, the European operations, R&D productivity and business unit volume/profit growth. He was also director of the company’s first executive leadership program, coaching many of the top executives to improve their personal leadership and organizational effectiveness. Dave received his B.A. in Communications and his M.A. in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University. He is presently an Adjunct faculty member in the Marriott School of Management at BYU, teaching a semester course in Organization Design.
- The Toyota Way Fieldbook, 2005,
- The Toyota Product Development System,
- Toyota Talent: Developing exceptional people the Toyota Way, 2007,
- Toyota Culture: The Heart and Soul of the Toyota Way, 2008.
His four newest books published are:
- The Toyota Way to Continuous Improvement,
- Toyota Under Fire: Lessons for Turning Crisis into Opportunity,
- The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership: Achieving and Sustaining Excellence through Leadership Development.
- Developing Lean Leaders at all Levels: A Practical Guide.
His articles and books have won eleven Shingo Prizes for Research Excellence and The Toyota Way also won the 2005 Institute of Industrial Engineers Book of the Year Award and 2007 Sloan Industry Studies Book of the Year. In 2012 he was inducted into the Association of Manufacturing Excellence Hall of Fame. He is a frequent keynote speaker and consultant. Recent clients include Caterpillar, Applied Materials, Siemens, Dover Industries, Kraft-Oscar Meyer, Alcatel-Lucent, Hertz, Solar Turbine, Art Van Furniture and Henry Ford Health Systems. He has a BS in industrial engineering from Northeastern University and a PhD in sociology from the University of Massachusetts.
Planning and execution of a Sourcing Study for a manufacturing operation. Scope included the re-location and start-up of a Toothbrush Making Operation in Germany. Restructuring an Engineering Organization in a Pharmaceutical company, integrating two manufacturing sites located in Germany and France. This work included the development of a Site Master Plan to fit future business needs. Planning and implementing a central CAPEX sourcing and procurement organization serving multiple manufacturing sites in Germany. The procurement work processes were standardized for a later transition in a newly established EMEA service center. Creation of a new spend pool category in the sustainability area leading to accumulated cost savings >100 MMUSD and a Zero-Waste-to-Landfill strategy for the corporation. Implementing LEAN principles in a newly built manufacturing site in Eastern Europe as an internal LEAN Consultant. In less than 5 years after start up the site has become a benchmark in terms of manufacturing excellence and operational results.
- Developing new strategic direction
- Discovering new levers for business growth
- Aligning teams on key objectives
- Resolving conflict between functional groups or individuals
- Uncovering the source of costly business processes
Ord’s sole goal is to optimize your personal and business objectives. Ord has envisioned and advised companies about a new wave of more agile and dynamic organizations, which he describes in his book The Future is Fluid Form: Practical Steps for Designing Flat, Flexible Organizations.He is also the author of Change Portfolio: Five Comprehensive Change Methodologies from Strategic Planning to Re-engineering.
Mike Lindsey is a senior partner at High Performance by Design, LLC who specializes in transformative Human Resources, Strategy Deployment, and Labor Relations for Business Units, Organizations, and Supply Chains. He has extensive experience in the Consumer Products, Medical Research, and Food Industries. He has delivered Performance Organization Designs with emphasis on improving productivity, results, and full employee alignment to the organization’s goals and strategies. Key Background:
- Vice President, Kellogg’s- 3 years as Global leader for Supply Chain HR, Global Labor Relations, and Corporate Functions HR
- Global Director, Procter and Gamble- 31 years in multiple Global Supply Chain and Global Human Resource roles
- Extensive experience and training in integrating High Performing Work System designs with TPM/AM programs and Supply Chain Strategy, in both unionized and non-unionized/office environments
- BSME Mechanical Engineering (Purdue), MBA Marketing (University of Cincinnati)