Tag Archives: Quality Improvement

Business Change is not the Occassional Clash of Cymbals, its Now the Melody

In today’s fluid business environment, leaders must have the freedom, knowledge and tools to continually improvise and adapt to changing conditions. In this sense, change is not the occasional clash of cymbals, it’s the melody. To illustrate the profoundness of … Continue reading

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Do You Want a Quality Business or Be in the Business of Quality?

Personally speaking, I find that by defining the idea of quality in a conventional way (conformance to standards) serves no end other than to set a negative mindset.  For example, its well known that when people mention the word “quality,” … Continue reading

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Seven Golden Rules of Business

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Introduction Just like with big business, in small business we seek to build value-centric relationships.  In many cases, the nature of that business is often time-sensitive, yet the transaction must move forward in a … Continue reading

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Achieving a Six Sigma Life

What does the opportunity look like? The Great Discovery is a proven way that virtually any work team or person can greatly increase their odds of achieving mission success, no matter what the mission may be.  Consider a work team.  … Continue reading

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Q & A with Dr. Mikel J. Harry

Introduction and Overview What are companies looking for today?  They are questing for top and bottom line growth.  Executives are constantly looking for ways to reduce their total cost structure while concurrently growing the top line.  These business leaders want … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Great Leaders

Have you ever asked yourself what makes for a great leader?  Over the course of human history, how many times would you dare suppose others have asked the same question? At least a bazillion or two?  When I Goggled “what … Continue reading

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The Importance of Process Ownership

Over the last 30 years, Six Sigma has demonstrated its capability to improve the bottom-line and top-line of many of the world’s top corporations.  By design, the magnitude of such enhancements are first envisioned by the top leadership of an … Continue reading

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