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    People Power: 7 Critical Process Roles


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    June 26, 2017 - Learn about the seven roles you need to sustain a culture of positive change.It is no longer good enough to run improvement initiatives, to capture process knowledge at great expense, and to just ‘hope’ that changes will be...

    Waterloo’s Dynamic Innovation Ecosystem: A model for Syrian Refugees


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    June 26, 2017 - How can a moment when the global community highlights the plight of tens of millions of refugees put anyone in a celebratory mood? What is innovative about a world that seems to be getting ever more efficient at producing refugees? Let me explain.

    How to Predict the Future in Uncertain Times


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    June 26, 2017 - What exactly do we mean when we talk about prediction? In uncertain times it’s a relevant question. However, we’re not talking here about having a crystal ball but the relevance of prediction in the field of management. A little less...

    5 Unexpected Benefits of Improving from the Bottom Up


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    June 26, 2017 - What are the traits you look for when you hire new employees? If you’re like most people, you’re looking for employees that are intelligent, capable, problem solvers who take the initiative to get stuff done and do it well. It’s a...

    Boston-Based Shields Healthcare Group Finds Six Sigma Key to Successful Operation


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    June 26, 2017 - For the past several years, new technology has been the focus of healthcare as an old industry looks for new ways to improve patient care and provide faster, more efficient services. However, technology alone is not the answer. How that technology...

    Lean is a System


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    June 26, 2017 - By Pascal Dennis (bio)The eternal verities are just that, and we need to keep returning to them.Lean methods have such an appealing clarity and intuitiveness that we can easily lose sight of the most important thing: They’re just tools –...

    It Depends…


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    June 26, 2017 - “There is not a day I don’t think about what Dr. Deming meant to us. Deming is the core of our management,” proclaimed Shoichiro Toyoda, Toyota’s president between 1982 and 1992 and chairman between 1992 and 1999, at the 1991...

    Corporate Innovation – wie Sie die digitalen Chancen (nicht nur) in der Immobilienbranche nutzen!


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    June 26, 2017 - Unternehmen stehen im digitalen Zeitalter vor allem vor zwei Herausforderungen: Innovation als Teil der Unternehmenskultur zu etablieren und ihr Geschäftsmodell durch Technologien neu zu erfinden. Achim Jedelsky verrät, wie Sie diese...

    Gleaning Insights from Election Data with Basic Statistical Tools


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    June 26, 2017 - One of the biggest pieces of international news last year was the so-called "Brexit" referendum, in which a majority of voters in the United Kingdom cast their ballots to leave the European Union (EU). That outcome shocked the world. Follow-up...

    What Accelerates Innovation?


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    June 26, 2017 - Universities, businesses and even cities and regions are talking about innovation and the need to create accelerators or innovation enablers. To accelerate innovation, we need to do a couple of important things that are being overlooked or ignored.

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