All posts tagged "Lean"

  • Making Better Decisions
    Workforce Development News – Feb. 1, 2016

    This week: Guide to Awesome Conversations, Making Better Decisions, Skills Gap, Young People Are Neither Working Nor Learning, Education Spending Gap, Lean Success, Interviewing Virtual Workers, Perfect Job Interview, Perfect Your Resume, Killer LinkedIn Summary, Hidden Social...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • First Step on the Lean Journey
    That All-Important First Step on the Lean Journey

    Lean transformations involve many steps and the first step is the most important. That step determines whether or not your organization’s Lean transformation is sustainable. Far too many are not, resulting in wasted money, wasted time, and...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to Black Belt Training, Starts Feb. 16

    Designed for individuals who have completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course, the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program helps you become a process facilitator, natural leader, and astute problem solver who is a data-driven, bottom-line...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Lean Six Sigma Training
    Enroll Now: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training, Starts Feb. 17

    Whether you are a member of a quality team, a quality manager, or desire to obtain a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt noncredit certification for your own professional development, this course is appropriate for you. Program highlights...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Steve Jobs Was A KATA Thinker
    Steve Jobs Was A KATA Thinker

    Drive collaborative thinking and planning throughout your organization and unleash the knowledge and creativity of your workforce with the “single shift in thinking that is everything.”

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Did you hear that our plant’s closing?
    Did you hear that our plant’s closing?

    What happens when a management team doesn't share information with line workers? Human beings always try to fill information voids. If we don’t have access to relevant information, these voids tend to be filled with bad news....

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Professional Essential Training Six Sigma
    Spring 2016 Project Management and Lean Six Sigma Classes

    Earn a credential that will increase your value in the job market and help you to develop new skills. St. Louis Community College Continuing Education will help you take your career to the next level and maintain...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • He’s interested in his job
    Stay away from that guy! He’s interested in his job.

    It’s not logic that destroys employee engagement in work processes. It’s stories, developed over time, about the company and, specifically, about what the company thinks about line workers. They tell what types of behavior are acceptable and...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Hard Hat and a Hammer
    When Did “Labor” Become A Dirty Word?

    “Labor” has, for many people, become a dirty word. Without labor, nothing else happens. Buildings, bridges, and homes aren’t built. Every physical object that we touch was made by a laborer. How does this thinking impact people...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Can't Buy This
    Yes, it’s for sale. No, you can’t buy it.

    Here's an almost perfect example of what happens when individuals in an organization don’t have the flexibility needed to respond immediately to critical work process challenges.

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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