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Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere -

Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Do you ever walk into a store and know at a glance where to find what you need? Do you notice that seemingly long lines can often move really quickly? Do you find yourself wondering why things don't go horribly wrong more often? Lean Six Sigma is at work! Mistake-proofing,…

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Monthly Free Yellow Belt Contest -

Monthly Free Yellow Belt Contest

Every month, one awesome person will have a chance to win your Yellow Belt Certification ($199 value) for free! How? Enter each month’s contest by following the simple instructions on this post. Come back monthly to enter the contest or view who has won. Good luck, Go-Getters! April 2018 Contest…

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Grand Daddy Of Quality - Armand Feigenbaum -

Grand-Daddy of Quality: Armand Feigenbaum

Do you have a hidden factory? Do you know employees who always have time to do it over but never time to get it right? Did you know organizations waste up to 40% of their capacity this way? Well, raise a glass to the quality guru who championed the capture…

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Grand Daddy Of Quality - Eliyahu Goldratt -

Grand-Daddy of Quality: Eliyahu Goldratt

He was a cigar-chomping, salty-tongued educator who wrote a manufacturing love story. Eli Goldratt left us way too soon but will always be appreciated as the man who constantly provoked people to truly think. This year would have marked Eliyahu Goldratt’s 71st birthday. Born in Israel, Mr. Goldratt was a…

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Bahama Bistro Bitstrip: Solution Addiction -

Bahama Bistro Bitstrip: Solution Addiction

Sean: "Do you know what everyone's improvement ideas usually involve?" Tammy: "Technology?" Sean: "No, OPM." Tammy: "Did you say "opium" like the drug?" Sean: "No, O.P.M. or "Other People's Money," which is just as addictive!" Sure the Bahamas seem far away, but why do the quirks and snags of process…

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Wonder Women Of Quality: Dr. Ann Colbourne -

Wonder Women of Quality: Dr. Ann Colbourne

They're delivering a one-two punch to defects. They're ridding the earth of process waste. They're on the front lines delivering customer service perfection. They're in leadership striving to make a difference in the world. They're kicking process improvement butt! Join us each month as we highlight another unsung hero of…

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Best Books To Buy: “Clarity First” By Karen Martin -

Best Books to Buy: “Clarity First” by Karen Martin

This month’s book is Clarity First: How Smart Leaders and Organizations Achieve Outstanding Performance by Karen Martin. About the Book: “Ambiguity is the corporate default state, a condition so pervasive that ‘tolerance for ambiguity’ has become a cliché of corporate job postings, a must-have character trait for candidates.” Are you…

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Event: 2018 Annual MSAMA Conference -

Event: 2018 Annual MSAMA Conference is excited to announce that we will be a featured sponsor at the 5th Annual MSAMA Conference this year! The 5th Annual Massachusetts Society of Academic Medical Administrators (MSAMA) Conference will happen on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill. This conference is designed for administrators of…

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Grand Daddy Of Quality - Walter Shewhart -

Grand-Daddy of Quality: Walter Shewhart

Dr. Deming was amazing, but who was his teacher? Who produced the PDCA Cycle? Who conceived of Statistical Process Control? The modest man behind the scenes, another fascinating product of the Hawthorne Works, was none other than Walter Shewhart. This year would have marked Walter Shewhart’s 127th birthday – truly…

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