Operational Excellence is…

“Operational Excellence is a state of readiness that is attained as the efforts throughout the organization reach a state of alignment for achieving its strategies; and where the corporate culture is committed to the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance AND the circumstances of those who work there – and is precursor to becoming a high-performance organization.”

Best Practices for Designing and Deploying an Operational Excellence Program

These approaches can also be applied to Continuous Improvement, Lean, or Six Sigma Programs. I started my first business, XONITEK, in August of 1985.   I still own its latest incarnation located in Jackson Wyoming.  Having owned my own businesses for the last 37 years makes me uniquely unemployable.  Perhaps that could change given the right circumstances (whatever that might be); just like the players leaving the PGA for LIV. Since then, I have been keenly interested In helping companies leverage the disciplines of Operational Excellence to become higher-performance organizations; not just optimized vertically within swim lanes, but horizontally integrated. In…

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