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June 19, 2020

How to Increase Employee Engagement

Gallup found that in 2019, 52% of workers are in the “not engaged” category — those who are psychologically unattached to their work and company and […]
June 8, 2020

Is Agility More Important than Lean?

By Rick Bohan The good news is that the methods and concepts that provide the foundation of a lean initiative are much the same as those […]
June 8, 2020

Recent Developments in Lean

Some of the most recent developments in Lean include its adoption by many service sector organizations, especially in health care and the IT sector, the use […]
May 28, 2020

Strategy Execution: How to establish your breakthrough objectives to achieve your organization’s vision

Free webinar: June 16, 2020 at 10 am CST Discover how to identify the high leverage actions that really make a difference in your organization’s long-term […]
May 17, 2020

The Importance of Process Mapping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Are your work processes broken or outdated? If so, your ability to navigate this COVID-19 crisis is seriously hampered. The fallout from COVID-19 has seen companies […]
May 7, 2020

Transform the Way You Run Your Business. Become Agile.

It is difficult to change when you have been managing your business the same way for years and enjoying a great deal of success— “If it […]
May 5, 2020

It’s All About Creating Customer Value

Some time ago a colleague, who specializes in diversity and inclusion consulting, contacted me about how frustrated she was in trying to convince the “C suite” […]
April 27, 2020

Business Agility Profile

WHAT IS BUSINESS AGILITY? Agility has emerged as the successor to mass production. Agility is a comprehensive response to the business challenges of profiting from rapidly […]
April 20, 2020

Bad People or Bad Process

How many times do we see managers blame people for defects, delays, scrap, and other quality related problems? Whenever I hear managers pointing the blame I […]
April 5, 2020

Marketing Change

When implementing any continuous improvement initiative, like Lean, Six Sigma or business process improvement you must be able to market change. In order for sustained change […]
June 8, 2020

Recent Developments in Lean

Some of the most recent developments in Lean include its adoption by many service sector organizations, especially in health care and the IT sector, the use […]
September 4, 2019

How the U.S. Private Service Sector Can Eliminate $2 Trillion in Costs

The private service sector in the U.S. contributes $10 trillion to GDP approximately 20% of this figure is non-value-added costs… Why apply lean to the service […]
August 18, 2019

Lean Process Improvement Offers a Means for Service Companies to Increase Productivity and Responsiveness

Lean has brought about amazing changes on the factory floor. Many U.S. firms recognize that in today’s markets, the speed of response to customer demands is […]