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Case Study: Streamlining Finance in a Defense Contractor

This case study is intended to illustrate the application of Six Sigma methodology within a finance department. The case study relates directly to the...
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Veterans Hospitals: What Does ‘Improvement’ Really Mean?

The past few years, the Veterans Administration has been dogged by substantial deficiencies in the quality of care provided to our veterans. To make...
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Integrity: Lean Six Sigma Practices Raise Questions

We all know that in every professional practice, and in life, the quality of your output depends squarely on integrity and character. Lean Six...
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US Naval Academy: Making a Difference with Lean Six Sigma

Hurry up and wait! For anyone who has been in or around the military service, you are well aware of the factual nature of...
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Lean Six Sigma: Can Surgical Related Infections Be Reduced?

The second most common event with hospitalized patients is surgical site infection. It is also a major source of morbidity following surgical procedures. According...
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Leaders: Are You Open to Being Influenced?

Rather a bit of a controversial question, isn’t it? Leaders are supposed to be focused, tough-minded and persistent in influencing others. We depend on...

Election 2016 Demonstrates the Need for Accuracy

What happened in Election 2016? Many people woke up to an election result that was shocking at the least. This is not an endorsement...
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Quality Tool: The Simple Efficiency of the 5S Tool

“That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your...
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Quality Improvement: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Are your intentions what you are stating? Do you want to achieve quality improvement over the long term, or are you seeking some quick...
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Social Media: Does Your Business Show You Care?

More and more, savvy organizations understand that Social Media is crucial to customer relationships. Research shows us that organizations that adopt social customer service...

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