It's Not Magic: The Rebirth of a Small Manufacturing Company by Donald J. Klein, Jim Zawacki

By Donald J. Klein, Jim Zawacki

It is not Magic is a two-part tale of ways a small, suffering production provider, Magic Inc., remodeled itself right into a major producer of springs and stampings. First, is the historic account of a gaggle of people that confronted the realities of the present and coming enterprise international head on---not in simple terms did they survive---they thrived and elevated revenues from 4 million funds each year to sixty million every year. moment, Klein and Zawacki proportion the strategies and courses they used to stabilize Magic, Inc. within the Magic Workbook, designed for college kids and pros alike. They contain the charts, lists, questionnaires, and courses that may be of useful use to others trying to economically re-energize an organization.

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Not only will our employees be happy about participating in our financial success, but they will be very proud to say that they work at Magic. The group was enthused. Slightly confused, but extremely enthused. The professor thought to himself before going on to the next topic how Peter had the gift of always being able to communicate his vision to everyone. He did it with sincerity, feeling, and clarity, and straight from the heart. "I learned a couple of weeks ago that most manufacturing plants overlookor compensate forthe various problems in their operations," Keen commented.

Deming meant about theory and practice? There are no "ands" or "buts" about it. We will do it.

Yes, I do. From my background I knew what was required of a manufacturing company in the automotive industry. And I saw from the beginning that we were fumbling. Since buying Magic, I've had several meetings with everyone in the whole plant. In one of our first meetings, I started sharing with everybody what we were going to be doing in the future. I provided them with my vision for the future. I explained to them that at that time our quality system had to improve, that we weren't doing any SPC, that we were kind of in the dark ages in housekeeping and in many other things.

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