"Effectiveness in a priority area is synonymous with the depth and speed of improvement." The approach proposed in Breakthrough Management is to use a model aimed at this need how to manage business priorities systematically and effectively. This system has been developed by Galgano & Associati jointly with Ryuti Fukuda (Deming Prize), and has been applied by a dozen international firms. The success achieved by these practical applications is the inspiration and basis for the book. Throughout, it is these successes which show the theory and practice of achieving maximum business effectiveness. Breakthrough Management is about managing the key business factors aeo effectiveness aeo consistency aeo focused mobilisation of people Only by understanding these factors can a company utilise these management approaches in the proper way and obtain competitive advantages. "Proper way" means the right choice, the right mix, the right weight, the right sequence in order to convert objectives into results. Breakthrough Management has its roots firmly in the practice of TQM its value to managers is that they will discover an entrepreneurial approach to Total Quality.