All posts tagged "Lean"

  • Thank You Is Printed on the Receipt
    “Thank You” Is Printed on the Receipt

    Studies have shown that 96% of unhappy customers never complain about rude or discourteous service, but 90% will not visit or buy from that place again. How many of your customers are silent but unhappy with the...

    • Posted January 17, 2014
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  • The False Allure of Complexity
    Lean: The Power of Simplicity

    The thinking process that Lean builds, Kaizen thinking, is a simple process. It is also an incredibly powerful process. It transforms those who practice it into expert waste spotters who engage in tenacious searches for all forms...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Sigma-Aldrich, STLCC Receive 2013 Governor’s Innovative Industry Training Award
    Sigma-Aldrich, STLCC Receive 2013 Governor’s Innovative Industry Training Award

    Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, along with its long standing training partner, Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College, received the 2013 Governor’s Innovative Industry Training Award at the September 2013 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development in Kansas City,...

    • Posted September 17, 2013
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  • Essex Champions Lean Six Sigma Transformation
    Essex Champions Lean Six Sigma Transformation

    Essex Industries, a St. Louis headquartered leading supplier to the aerospace, defense, first response and medical markets recently launched their Lean Six Sigma program, designed to lower costs, improve production quality and increase employee involvement by holding...

    • Posted September 16, 2013
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  • Kaizen Thinking: Yes, Work Can Be Fun
    Kaizen Thinking: Yes, Work Can Be Fun

    Kaizen thinking involves the individual in a highly focused, continuing search for ways to solve problems and drive waste out of work processes. The result? Work processes flow much more smoothly and contain very little waste. And...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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  • Kaizen Thinking: The Seven Deadly Wastes
    Kaizen Thinking: The Seven Deadly Wastes

    For many employees, to be continuously focused on ways to improve work processes through the elimination of waste is simply not part of the way they operate in the work place. Yet it is this habit, Kaizen...

    • Posted August 28, 2013
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  • Professional Essential Training Six Sigma
    Professional Essential Training at STLCC Continuing Education

    Professional Essentials will help you develop and maintain your competitive edge with credentials that will increase your value in the job market or develop competencies by learning new skills. Call St. Louis Community College Continuing Education at...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Shush, don’t let the boss find out
    Shush, Don’t Let The Boss Find Out About It!

    Good management depends upon good information and that if your company’s leadership team is, “hearing a fiction,” the management decisions they make will be flawed. Lean transformations, when successful, drive fiction out of an organization’s information flow...

    • Posted August 6, 2013
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  • It Wasn’t The Pilot, It Was The Process

    We want to keep asking “who is responsible?” until we’ve identified the guilty party. And when we’ve done this, we rest, thinking we’ve taken care of the problem. Unhappily, we haven’t. The road we’ve taken is a...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • Losing Focus and Losing Customers
    These Things Shouldn’t Happen, But They Do: Losing Focus and Losing Customers

    Engagement and focus. That’s really what it’s all about when it comes to creating productive and profitable workplaces. And what a difference they make.

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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