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The Case for Organized Process Improvement

Reactions to the phrase "we need to implement Lean Six Sigma" range from excitement, to hesitation, to even feeling threatened.

These are all normal reactions. Starting a continuous improvement program has its challenges, and it can be done ineffectively. But here’s the bottom line: Lean Six Sigma is right for every organization.

Read our latest blog, Making the Case for Organized Process Improvement and forward it along to a colleague that might benefit from reading about the points made.

 

FOR YOUR PERSONAL ENHANCEMENT

 
Alan Goodman, the founder of the first-ever Lean summer camp for middle and high schoolers

Alan Goodman is fostering the next generation of Lean thinkers by creating his own summer camp from scratch.

Now gearing up for its second year, the youth camp focuses on teaching problem-solving skills through hands-on games and activities.

 
A TedTalk titled "What Makes a Job Good -- and the Case for Investing in People"

Social impact advisor Warren Valdmanis emphasizes the importance of investing in people rather than cutting labor costs. And he's using data to prove it.

His research found the four elements that make up the definition of a "good job."

Find out what they are by watching his TedTalk.

 
An article on the importance of observing waste in the workplace

"We must always keep in mind that the greatest waste is the waste we don’t see."

Check out this article from Quality Digest that discusses the importance of paying attention and observing the waste in your workplace, in order to eliminate it.

 

MORESTEAM UPDATES

 
MoreSteam just returned from BOSCON, one of ASQ's annual conferences.

Another Successful Conference in the Books

Thanks to all who came out and chatted with Peg or Karina at the ASQ Boston Chapter's annual conference! Peg had the pleasure of speaking on the topic of Lean leadership and going digital in a hybrid work environment.

 
MoreSteam President Peg Pennington is heading to Costa Rica

We're Presenting in Costa Rica!

This week, Peg is in Costa Rica for the Business Excellence 2022 Conference.

She'll be doing a presentation on Operational Excellence in Times of Digital Disruption. She'll also be touring one of Costa Rica's oldest volcanos!

 
Juan Lancini recently became Master Black Belt certified.

Congratulations to Juan Lancini, with Fresenius Medical Care North America for completing his final project portfolio reviews for Master Black Belt certification.

Learn more about our MBB program offered in partnership with Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

 

Happy Thanksgiving from the MoreSteam Team!

We hope that all who celebrate have a fun and safe holiday.

We're certainly grateful for you this year!

 
 

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