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Product Information The Mars Pathfinder: Approach to "Faster-Better-Cheaper"

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This book offers lessons in faster, cost-effective and improved approaches to management and uses the NASA Pathfinder mission to Mars as an example of how to implement these strategies.

Included in this short book are 13 lessons that discuss the "faster-better-cheaper" approach. Each lesson is followed by an example from a member of the Pathfinder project team that effectively illustrates the lesson.

Chapter titles include:

- Pathfinder: A brief biography
- Set goals that make you stretch
- Let limitations guide you to breakthroughs
- Deliberately choose to do things differently
- Discipline creativity
- Invite different perspectives
- Plan...and improvise
- Embrace eccentricity
- Procede with optimism and a "can-do spririt"
- Develop robust solutions
- Maintain momemtum and forward motion
- Be fully trustworthy
- Take personal responsibility for communication
- Demonstrate passionate commitment to success
- Salute the past, embrace the future
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