An Accelerated Approach to Process Improvement

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Share this Post There has been an ongoing dialogue regarding the contemporary approaches to process improvement and the time it takes for that activity (improvement teams) to show results and impact. We at Juran have developed some solutions to mitigate those concerns in the form of Rapid Improvement Teams. Why are they good for you? They are Rapid! Projects are …

Organizational Problem Solving: It’s All About Bird Poop

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The heart of all organizational problem solving is to understand enough of the causes of the problem, and find an acceptable solution to it. Finding the “root cause or causes” of an organizational problem is the single most important determinant of success or failure of sustaining results. This is true of all types of problems: chronic problems that have been …

Operationalizing Your “Why”

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As we mentioned in a previous post, your “why” is something you believe in that motivates you to do what you do everyday. There are leaders that live by their why and others that live by their “what”. The ones focused on their “why” are the ones that make significant changes to the world. There are three components to operationalize …

How To Plan For Exponential Success

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Strategic planning is an organization’s process for defining long-term direction. This process also includes making decisions on allocating resources to pursue this direction. Many organizations struggle with the development, deployment, or maintenance of strategic plans, which can happen for a variety of reasons. In our upcoming webinar on August 24th, we’ll be covering the 6 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning …