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The Antidote for VUCA is OODA

The date is September 15, 2008.  The crisis in subprime mortgages had been going on for a little over a year.  It was triggered in the last half of 2006 when house prices began to fall as the housing bubble in the United States burst.  This caused those who had taken NINJA (No Income, No Job, or Assets) loans to buy…

Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma – Reality or a Myth?

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.” —John F. Kennedy It seems at every conference, symposium, or other gathering of thought leaders for higher learning where the topic is Lean Six Sigma, many of the attendees—and almost all of…

Singapore Manufacturing Excellence

Join manufacturing industry leaders from all sectors at marcus evans’ premier manufacturing large scale conference for a thought provoking plenary sessions, expert presentations and with three different streams to choose from as we discuss manufacturing’s hottest topics and challenges. The conference aims to increase your ability to provide high quality, competitively priced products and services…

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Operational Excellence is Not Something New

Operational Excellence is Not Something New By Joseph F Paris Jr There is a lot of content created around Operational Excellence and its companion disciplines – including; Leadership, Lean, Six-Sigma, Theory of Constraints, Project Management, and so on – which together comprise Operational Excellence (including the content produced by myself).  But are all of these…

Operational Excellence Maturity Model

I have met countless Continuous Improvement and Operational Excellence professionals over the course of my career.  And, in turn, I have become acquainted with their roles and efforts in regards to driving value to their organizations.  Oftentimes, these professionals, although possessing great passion for, and pride in, the value they drive to their companies, express…