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.”

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Hunger Makes a Good Cook

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I was in Denver recently and started chatting with people at the bar (as I am apt to do, from time to time).  Regardless of what it might sound like, I meet some rather interesting folks (who are fellow road-warriors like me) and I strike-up some even more interesting conversations. On this particular occasion, I met someone and we were exchanging experiences and stories.  She works for an upstart pharmaceutical company and my project is working with a mature and profitable company that has room to become a much better organization than they already are. While sharing stories about how…
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Germany: Angst Over the Euro

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In her campaigning efforts, Angela Merkel has been encouraging voters to think positively, and that the “currency is stable.” However, not all of her supports are convinced. Not only this,…


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