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There are a lot of good quality tools and improvement processes out there for when you are not engaged and productivity wanes. But until you find the root cause of your behavior, any improvement...
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Automakers, suppliers, and tech companies are in a flurry to transform vehicles into connected devices and distribute the content to drivers and passengers. Corning Inc.’s transformation plans...
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Karen Martin’s The Outstanding Organization (McGraw-Hill, 2012) is a 2013 winner of the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award. Martin provides well-researched, practical advice on how to...
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In Streamlined Process Improvement (McGraw-Hill, 2011), H. James Harrington has optimized his well-known Business Process Improvement methodology so that it generates faster, major improvement in key...
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In 2003, Subir Chowdhury realized his company needed to change and tailor its tools and services to fit each of its client’s circumstances. His colleagues and employees developed the management...
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“What makes a personal kanban any better than a to-do list?” asked Julie, crossing out a completed task on her “ta da!” list with exaggerated strokes. “With personal kanban you visualize your work,...
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The 2011 International Shingo Prize Conference & Workshops are ready, set, and going this week in Covington, Kentucky, at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The main...
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The 2011 International Shingo Prize Conference & Workshops are ready, set, and going this week in Covington, Kentucky, at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The main...
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Laurel Thoennes @ Quality Digest
Six Sigma Demystified, Second Edition, by Paul Keller (McGraw-Hill, 2011) Have you considered implementing Six Sigma in your organization? You may have searched the internet for books about...
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There is a group effort commencing beneath the English city of Nottingham with a main goal of assessing the archaeological importance of nearly 500 man-made caves that were cut into the sandstone...