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The Stewardship of Six Sigma

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. As most of us know, Six Sigma is a fact-driven system of business management that is aimed at the realization of breakthrough performance.  Historically speaking, Six Sigma has been a top-down initiative, usually organized … 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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A Basic Primer on the Subject of Complexity

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Introduction The study of complexity can be a very enlightening endeavor.  Throughout the literature, the idea of complexity is often framed as somewhat of a paradox.  Along these lines, the Bonini’s Paradox, named after … Continue reading

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The Path to Success

 Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Throughout our personal and professional lives, we sometimes feel a compelling need to pursue a dream or achieve a stretch goal for ourselves.  Beyond this, some people must do this for a work team, … Continue reading

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A Case Study About Leaderhip Paralysis

Authored by Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Case Orientation Located within a particular corporation was a certain call center that handled in-bound sales calls (phone in orders).  In this case example, each person calling in would be classified as either a … Continue reading

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Capturing the Voice of Society

Introduction and Overview Since the time of Plato, people have curiously debated many things and explored numerous paradoxical questions — like how to make known the unknown.  For example, the human race has long debated whether or not people are … Continue reading

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Socionomics and Business Performance

  Have you ever had the opportunity to experience a work situation in which the company is doing well, but things just don’t feel right — they just don’t add up — something has changed? Many now believe this is … Continue reading

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