All posts tagged "Lean"

  • Work should be an exciting and joy-filled experience
    Work should be an exciting and joy-filled experience…Too often it isn’t

    Far too many American workers “ain’t working here no more” even if they’re showing up for work - and the cost to our economy is huge. Resources are available that can transform a largely disengaged workforce into...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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  • TriZetto Graduates Lean Six Sigma Green Belts
    TriZetto Graduates Lean Six Sigma Green Belts

    Congratulations to TriZetto’s twelve graduates who received their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certifications! The Green Belts look forward to being part of teams that will support company strategies to improve operational processes as physicians, payers and...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Great Resources to Support Your Lean Journey
    Great Resources to Support Your Lean Journey

    Recently, one of our clients asked if we could give her a list of what we considered to be the most important books for a person to read in developing their expertise in Lean transformations. Out of...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Spring 2015 Professional Essentials Training
    Spring 2015 Professional Essentials Training

    Develop professional competencies with our Professional Essentials programs to build job skills for the role you have or foster the career you hope to develop. Earn a credential that will increase your value in the job market...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Henry Ford’s Great and Simple Gift
    Henry Ford’s Great and Simple Gift: “You can do better.”

    “We are trying to link all processes—from the final consumer back to the raw material—in a smooth flow without detours.” The beliefs at the heart of Lean must animate any Lean transformation if it is to be...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • Esse Health’s Commitment to Excellence
    We Want You Well: Esse Health’s Commitment to Excellence

    Esse’s Health is living up to their byword of “We want you well” as they partner with the Workforce Solutions Group of STLCC to implement Lean thinking and work processes to continuously improve the speed and quality...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Making Lean Stick - Building
    Making Lean Stick – Building Sales

    Just what is it that distinguishes behaviors that are conspicuously unfriendly to customers from those that create customer loyalty and, as a result, build sales?

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Learning to See: Value-Stream Mapping
    Learning to See: Value-Stream Mapping

    If Lean is to take root in an organization, all employees need to see waste as they’ve never seen it before. The most powerful process available to make waste visible is Value-Stream Mapping.

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Developing Lean Leaders at Cardinal Health
    Making Lean Stick – Developing Lean Leaders

    Managers and supervisors need to be the key drivers of Lean thinking processes and they need to be well prepared to meet this job responsibility. If they aren’t prepared, Lean fails; if they are, Lean succeeds. It...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • It’s Almost Like Failure Is Intentional
    It’s Almost Like Failure Is Intentional…

    If a company planned to fail, it couldn’t come up with a more effective technique than this one. By the way, that company no longer exists. Discover the customer experiences that really make a difference on the...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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