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Enterprise Transformation: Mastering Fear to Succeed

Posted: June 17, 2018 at 2:27 pm   /   Blog, Leadership

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Patrick Krzyzosiak has given permission to reproduce his article. The English entry (given below) is a short summary of the blog and a reasonably faithful translation of some of his shares on LinkedIn. French version of the article has also been reproduced following […]

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Kaizen: Lost in Translation

Posted: June 9, 2018 at 7:27 pm   /   Blog, Kaizen

G U E S T  A R T I C L E View Online About the author: Jun Nakamuro Jun Nakamuro has endorsed to coach the Taiichi Ohno method of TPS and Kaizen beyond Toyota. Since 2007, he has undergone extensive training in Japan and received certification following the TPS guidelines officially approved by Taiichi […]

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Technology-enabled Compliance, Audits and Governance

Posted: June 3, 2018 at 8:24 pm   /   Events, Professional Development

Professional Development Event Professional Development Events are Open to all Public. No membership required. Topic: Technology-enabled Compliance, Audits and Governance Event Details: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 06:00 PM – 08:30 PM Networking & Snacks available. Venue: Boardroom at Ottawa Public Library, Emerald Plaza Branch 1547 Merivale Rd, Nepean, ON K2G 4V3, Canada +1 613-580-2940 Click here […]

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A3 Report – Tips for a proper implementation and use

Posted: June 3, 2018 at 12:40 pm   /   Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Definition An A3 report is a standard graphic tool for problem solving that applies the basic logic of the PDCA cycle. Its principles and methodology are applicable to any type of organisation and it encourages the analysis of root causes, describing processes and […]

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Seeking Insights on Executive Resistance to Lean

Posted: May 26, 2018 at 7:51 pm   /   Blog, Lean

Article by Jacob Stoller Reflections on the Shingo Publication Award for The Lean CEO Read now! About the author: Jacob Stoller Jacob Stoller is a writer and facilitator specializing in communication between experts and outsiders in areas such as Lean management, information technology, accounting, and engineering. Additional information on Jacob StollerMichael is available on Linkedin. […]

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Reflections on the Shingo Publication Award for The Lean CEO

Posted: May 26, 2018 at 1:59 pm   /   Blog, Lean

G U E S T  A R T I C L E I am thrilled and honored to have been selected to receive a Shingo Publication Award for The Lean CEO at the 2019 Shingo Conference in Cincinnati. The occasion has caused me to reflect on Lean, and my own involvement with it. This reflection […]

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Corporate Quality Assurance Manager

Posted: May 23, 2018 at 11:53 pm   /   Recent Jobs

Position: Corporate Quality Assurance Manager Effective Date: July 15, 2018 Reports To: Chief Operating Officer Base Location: Ottawa, ON Job Description The Quality Manager’s main responsibility is to develop, maintain and enhance all quality assurance activities that impact the business and its programs. The Quality Manager is responsible for the co-ordination of all quality functions […]

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Quality and the Experience Economy

Posted: May 19, 2018 at 1:17 pm   /   Blog, Quality

G U E S T  A R T I C L E ASQ Influential Voices Roundtable topic: Quality and the Experience Economy How will this shift to an experience economy affect the quality industry? What quality practices can be applied or adapted to ensure success in this new economic structure? The Experience Economy… what is […]

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Ten Commandments of Lean

Posted: May 13, 2018 at 4:08 pm   /   Blog, Lean

G U E S T  A R T I C L E   View Online About the author: Jun Nakamuro Jun Nakamuro is an officially endorsed coach I Taichi Ohno’s (PEC) method of TPS and Kaizen and a senior executive coach from the Washington area. He has a complete understanding of the Toyota Production System […]

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Should Strategy Be More Agile?

Posted: May 5, 2018 at 10:48 pm   /   Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E he last few years we increasingly hear the claim that strategy should become more agile. The bottom-line of this claim is that strategy’s holy grail—the pursuit of sustained competitive advantage—is futile in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world and should, therefore, be […]

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