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Magnet Ball vs. Zone Defense: How Mature is your Organization?

There are a lot of ways you can measure and categorize organizational maturity.  I’m sure there are several classes you can take on it if you get a MBA.   224 more words


2014 Most Shared Process Improvement Blog Posts from Branner Consulting

Thank you for following and sharing our blog posts throughout 2014. We will continue to answer your questions and share our thoughts on business process improvements in 2015. 73 more words

Process Improvement Tools

Saihatsu Boshi or Culture of Prevention

“Those who forget the mistakes of the past are doomed to repeat them”

George Santayana

Saihatsu Boshi stands for “prevention of reoccurrence”. It is not just about prevention though. 623 more words

How to Write Exceptional Procedures

A procedure is a “description of a process”. A procedure can take any number of forms, from text to still pictures to an audiovisual demonstration. There is no one correct way to describe a process, except that every procedure should be easy to understand and execute. 473 more words

Policies And Procedures

Pitstops and pharmaceuticals

What can a major company learn from the sports world? I am not thinking here about inspirational speeches from a coach or anything like that. Rather, can people with a background in sports competition actually offer ways of improving business processes? 513 more words


Reblog - 10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

I just saw this post on lifehacker.com and thought it would make a good Sunday read for my blog.  What I liked best about it was the stress that one size (or approach) doesn’t fit all and that there isn’t a magic bullet or one approach rather dozens of small tactics to improving productivity. 9 more words

Process Improvement

Prevention Partners: A Love Note

Dear Prevention Partners,

Even though I only traveled 25 miles from my home to do my Pulse assignment, it has been a cultural awaking.  Seeing the health care industry from the preventative angle vs. 370 more words

PULSE 2014