2010-Jun: Operational Excellence by Design – the XONITEK eNewsletter

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                                                                     June 2010 
XONITEK LogoOperational Excellence by Design

– A cross-disciplinary approach in the pursuit of perfection. 


On Oranges versus Ideas

By Joseph F Paris Jr, President

I truly love my career – well, most of the time and in most aspects of it anyway.  I enjoy the thrills of running my own consultancy firm and being in command of my destiny – even when (perhaps especially when) I need to react to the unexpected.  It seems that I am at my very best when things are at their very worst – or when there is some other significant challenge where I have to make a bold and decisive decision (though not always the right decision).


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A Fly in the Ointment

By Charles E Smith, PhD 
There is a fly in our national ointment. Government is so expensive, bureaucratic, inefficient and procedural that it suppresses personal freedom and wastes money.

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How to Be a Business Mensch 

By Victor Urbach

Even though this article has a “How to” in the title, it’s more of a rant than a guide. I’m really disgusted by the lack of courtesy and humanity in the business world these days: urgent messages ignored… favors never acknowledged… passive-aggressive behavior in the conference room… promises broken

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In The News

London, UK
XONITEK Event Makes the Case for Leveraging Operational Excellence to Optimize Business Performance in the Economic Recovery

Industry Events

Jun 5-9 IIE:

  Annual Conference & Expo
Cancun, Mexico

Jun 15th: ACG-NY:

 3rd Annual Manufacturing & Logistics Conference
Westchester, NY
Op-Ex Survey
Six-Sigma, Lean, etc..  Or common sense.  Which works best for you?


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The Banks Battle Back

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Not Waving – Perhaps Drowning

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Steve Jobs:  How to Live Before you Die.

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