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Whoosh…THUMP!

Stuff…. Wikipedia defines “stuff” as “items, things or matter”. It goes on to say that; “Stuff” can also refer to a particular woolen cloth woven in the United Kingdom and – somewhat disturbingly – “stuffing” is referred to as a “substance” often placed in the cavities of food items. A “substance”? Like it’s otherwise unidentifiable?…

Podcasts

Understanding the Customer’s Needs in Planning a Lean Six Sigma Initiative

BlogTalkRadio:  Quality Conversations, The Global Voice of Quality. Quality Conversations, serves as a platform for communicating the best and brightest strategies, methods and tools for all those interested in improving quality and business process excellence within their companies.  QC initiates dialogue with local, state, and national experts in many of the well-known quality disciplines as…

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The Need for Lean Six Sigma in the Public Sector

BlogTalkRadio:  Quality Conversations, The Global Voice of Quality. Quality Conversations, serves as a platform for communicating the best and brightest strategies, methods and tools for all those interested in improving quality and business process excellence within their companies.  QC initiates dialogue with local, state, and national experts in many of the well-known quality disciplines as…

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The 7 Wastes

  We are living through testing times… Our governments are being tested as they try to enact programs to instill confidence in the economy and their constituents. Companies are being tested as they are forced to react to dramatic challenges in the marketplace that have seemingly materialized overnight and without warning. Individuals are being tested…

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Getting to the Corporate “Promised Land”

Last October, I was at a manufacturing conference in Chicago during which I had the privilege of being invited to a dinner hosted by David Deutsch. And it was during this dinner that I was introduced to Ralph Keller – who is the President of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME). Thank you, David… Ralph and I got…