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  • Strategos Inc

    For more than 25 years the Strategos team has helped clients improve business operations. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, we travel the world fortraining and consulting. Our Associates come from varied backgrounds and, together address a wide range of business and manufacturing issues.

    Tags: consulting, training, Strategos, lean, manufacturing, strategy, articles, Cellular, workcells, cell, work, Kanban, video, seminars, jidoka, plant layout, facility planning, facilities

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  • Make 2016 the Year of Strategic Management

    Implementing strategic management practices can take your business to the next level. Your revenues are flat and sales are stagnant. What do you do now? How do you get past this plateau? CEOs and COOs struggling with this issue every day are wondering where to turn to stay ahead of the competiti...

    Tags: Business Strategies, developing a strategic plan, planning strategies, Strategic Business Plan, Strategic Management, strategy

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  • How to Use Data and Avoid Being Mislead by Data

    One of the four areas of Deming’s management system is “understanding variation.” The core principle underlying that concept is using data to improve while understanding what data is and is not telling you. The mistakes in interpreting data are very often related to mistaking n...

    Tags: data, psychology, understanding variation, book, evidence based management, statistics, strategy, theory of knowledge

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  • #1 Strategy Execution Software for Global 5000 scale...

    #1 Strategy Execution Software for Global 5000 scale organizations. Achieve more. Faster. With less effort.Our software helps executives within large global companies located primarily in North America and the EU to deliver more of their commitments to key stakeholders as fast as possibleFounde...

    Tags: Lean Six Sigma, Steven Bonacorsi, Kaizen, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six SIgma Group, i-nexus, strategy, paul docherty, strategy execution

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  • Part of the Strategy Execution Thought Leader Interview series,...

    Part of the Strategy Execution Thought Leader Interview series, this program features a keynote Strategy Execution speaker Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez who speaks about the main trends in strategy execution and challenges many practitioners face today.  (via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfmQ...

    Tags: Lean Six Sigma, Steven Bonacorsi, Kaizen, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six SIgma Group, i-nexus, strategy, paul docherty, Antonio Nieto-Rodrigue, strategy execution

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  • The Simple Leader: Define Principles and Values

    This is an excerpt from The Simple Leader: Personal and Professional Leadership at the Nexus of Lean and Zen Clarity of purpose, Clarity of understanding. – Zen saying Many organizations jump to trying to write down their vision or mission statement before taking the time to really thi...

    Tags: The Simple Leader, Bill George, hoshin, leadership, lean, principles, strategy, true north, values, zen

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  • What the Books Don't Tell: Explaining the Financial Benefits of Lean

    It's a curious fact that very few books about lean address the topic of finance. Questions about lean's financial benefits are often the first that leaders skeptical about launching a transformation ask, so it's a wonder why this is seldom addressed. Lean accounting pioneer and LEI faculty Jean C...

    Tags: accounting, engagement, Finance, strategy

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  • Ask Art: Is there a formula to predict or evaluate the success of a lean implementation?

    Art Byrne is often asked how to best measure the success of a lean transformation -- but does such a measurement even exist? He's been asked this so many times that he now addresses it in his latest installment of Ask Art. Read more. Original: https://www.lean.org/lp/704 By: Art ByrnePos...

    Tags: Lean thinking, strategy, sustainability

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  • The Effectiveness of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle

    The Effectiveness of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle The Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle is a popular business management method to achieve continuous improvement in an organization. It is widely implemented as a part of a tool within larger improvement methodologies, or as a stand-alone approach...

    Tags: Business, Leadership, business, business management, deming cycle, Edwards Deming, improvement, management, pdca, pdca cycle, plan, plan-do-check-act, process, strategy

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  • “People who can’t change their minds can’t change anything else”

    Many people argue that if lean management really was a powerful strategy, rather than an operational tactic, then more companies would be doing it, says former Wiremold Vice President of Finance Orry Fiume. He sees it the other way around. Original: https://www.lean.org/lp/846 By: Orest ...

    Tags: executive leadership, leadership, management systems, strategy, toyota production system

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