All posts tagged "Lean"

  • Barriers to a Lean Transformation
    Barriers to a Lean Transformation

    What drives the disparity between Lean’s ability to drive incredible improvements – product quality, productivity, and profitability – and its failure to deliver?

    • Posted April 16, 2019
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  • Being in Control
    Being in Control

    Nobody wants to be treated like a machine. Too many workers are. Discover five simple steps that, put easily into action, release workforce knowledge and creativity.

    • Posted March 12, 2019
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  • Cowboys and Teamwork
    Cowboys and Teamwork

    Could rugged individualism and “I’ll do it my way” mentality be limiting your team’s growth? It’s time to move beyond the cowboy myth and re-tune toward group success. Learn the markers of “cowboy-think” and ways to shift...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training
    Productivity Accelerated: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Offered at STLCC

    STLCC’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training helps improve performance in the workplace and reduce waste in various workplaces.

    • Posted January 31, 2019
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  • And Why Should I Care?
    And Why Should I Care?

    Because when a group is cohesive, filled with individuals who care about each other, who trust and respect each other, beautiful things happen. No person is an island. The path to your company's success follows shared goals;...

    • Posted January 29, 2019
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  • Good Team Members are Like Swiss Army Knives
    Good Team Members are Like Swiss Army Knives

    How would you describe a good team member? Most responses described characteristics like cooperative, reliable, honest, friendly, knows how to communicate.” And then there was Ted. His response to my question was unique. He thought for a...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training
    Lean Six Sigma Green Belts Prove Their Importance in The Workplace

    Students find Lean Six Sigma accelerated programs a valuable resource to advance their careers. The next class starts February 13. To register or find more information, please visit stlcc.edu/ce or call 314-984-7777.

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Elon's opening of the Tesla Annual Shareholders Meeting by Steve Jurvetson, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
    Elon Musk, Tesla, and Lean Leadership

    The three characteristics of Lean leadership, Elon Musk style, were what made it possible for Tesla to meet a challenge to its very survival. What was called for was a very creative, out-of-the-box method of meeting this...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Belief-Based Lean Transformations
    Belief-Based Lean Transformations

    A large percentage of attempts to successfully implement the very powerful tools of Lean manufacturing fail. There are three basic mistakes leadership teams make which cause Lean failure.

    • Posted November 27, 2018
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  • Making Process Improvements Stick
    Workforce Development News – November 5, 2018

    This week: Making Process Improvements Stick, Millennial Men Leave Perplexing Hole in Hot U.S. Job Market, Strong Hiring Equals More Workers Coming Off Sidelines, Striking Facts About the State of Women in the Workplace, Employment Outlook for...

    • Posted November 5, 2018
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