In the past few months I have been cross pollinating my interests. One thread I have been seeing across several of my groups is around the concept of building a better organization. The topic that has got me thinking is focused on helping organizations Change/Transform more easily. Taking cues from the agile thinkers I have […]
This is Part II of a two part series – part 1 here Robert P. Thames, FACHE, FHFMA, President and CEO, Northern Arizona Healthcare PART II: STAGES OF EVOLUTION – AND HOW TO MIGRATE “You are here” and the Gretzky factor[i] To assist in gaining perspective on ‘where are we now?’ in the context […]
When I was a child, I remember the prices on products at the store were merely stickers with a currency value on them. Sometimes, there were several stickers – one on top of the other – and you could see if the price had changed upwards or downwards.
The usual quarrel in an improving organisation is that people must do two things at a time. Solve the daily problems and face the challenges that Lean evolution brings. (By Lean evolution, I mean all those changes that happen to a company, its people, their beliefs and behaviours, during the trip towards a Lean way […]