Category: SystemCPI Roadmap
I want to talk about the current state of Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma initiatives as it relates to sustainment. The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) conducts annual surveys on the subject of how well Lean implementations are going. Considering the last three surveys (2004, 2005, and 2006), the results do not paint a […]
Today Many put the start of the quality revolution with the NBC Television’s show “NBC White Paper.” On June 24, 1980 Lloyd Dobbins introduced W. Edwards Deming to America in an episode entitled: If Japan can… Why can’t we? The show addressed how Deming’s advice on continuous process improvement and recognizing that manufacturing is a […]
Bob Sproull’s Case Study Presentations at CPI Syposium About Integrating Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma Are Posted
Bob’s presentations on integrating Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma are available for download here: http://focusandleverage.blogspot.com/ Presentation 1: The Importance of Knowing Where to Hammer This presentation will be a discussion of systems and interconnectedness, the shortcomings of local improvement or improving in isolation from a business context. The unintended consequences of local improvement […]
Business Leaders Counting on New Best-Selling Book ‘Epiphanized: Integrating Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma’ to Improve Their Profitability
‘Epiphanized’ by Bob Sproull and Bruce Nelson quickly landed on Amazon’s Best Sellers List as national executives and managers search for professional guidance on how to survive and operate a profitable business in a tumultuous economy.
Mike Hannan interviews Bob Sproull of NOVACES an author, executive and business turnaround expert, about his recently released book “Epiphanized: Integrating Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma” – and Bob talks about his own epiphany early on in his career! WATCH THE VIDEO >> Written as a business novel, Epiphanized is an attention-grabbing and […]