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Social Responsibility and Shared Value = Higher Profits - This past month, John C. Camillus, Bopaya Bidanda, and N. Chandra Mohan published a book titled The Business of Humanity: Strategic Management in the Era of Globalization, Innovation, and Shared Value, which explains why many organizations are...

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Creating Agile HR, Part 2: A Flow for Agile Hiring - This is part of an Agile HR series. The previous post is Creating Agile HR, Part 1: What HR DoesThis post is about creating a flow for agile hiring.Why flow? Very few people hire continuously. That means resumes don’t arrive at the...

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5 Ways to Encourage Collaboration within the Team - An efficient workplace and a strong working environment are the keys to business success. Getting the right people is one thing, but if they aren’t able to work together, the entire team is likely to suffer. This means that goals won’t...

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When facing a choice, get clarity with the change matrix - The change matrix is primarily a tool to explain why people seem to resist change, but it can be used to make a decision when the appeal of the proposed change is facing some doubts about losing more than gaining.Doing the exercise of filling the...

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The Hidden Costs of Batching - It’s very unlikely your customers approve of batching but it’s quite possible you’re exposing them to it on a repeated basis.read more

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Visual Management - Yet another hot topic in lean manufacturing is visual management. This can be very helpful in running a shop floor, but when done wrong it can also be quite wasteful and embarrassing. In this post I would like to show you the basic principles of...

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Why so many Balanced Scorecard efforts fail - Clue 1 – It’s all about leading transformational changeBalanced Scorecard failure rates are likely in the same 70-80% range as other change programs.  By failure I mean they make little or no positive or sustainable impact on...

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How to Eliminate False Alarms on P and U Control Charts - All processes have variation, some of which is inherent in the process, and isn't a reason for concern. But when processes show unusual variation, it may indicate a change or a "special cause" that requires your attention. Control charts...

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Should You Know Why Before You Know How? - The first article in Jill Jusko’s twice yearly “Top 10” Industry Week articles about Lean is her own Lessons in Lean Training, in which she quotes consultant Jon Armstrong as saying “individuals first need to know why...

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Growth Mindset – Cultivating this Key Element of Success - “Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, ‘Grow, grow.” From The TalmudDo you feel as if you’re stuck the way you are or do you feel that you can grow? A book by a Stanford psychologist identifies...
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