Hopefully you can relate to this scenario: A problem occurs at work, a person or persons complete a root cause analysis, their finding is “The procedure was not followed”. Have you seen this? As Lean Six Sigma professionals we must challenge organizational leaders to recognize “Procedure not followed” is not the root cause, rather it is the […]
Today is GROUNDHOG DAY! The Pennsylvania Dutch weather lore states that a groundhog emerging from its burrow on February 2nd can predict an early spring. If the groundhog sees its shadow (due to clear weather) it will retreat to its den and winter will persist for six more weeks, and if it does not see its shadow (because […]
Innovative problem solving With most of the news these days focused on COVID, elections, wildfires, and riots it is easy to forget there are other problems in the world. Like African cattle ranchers losing cows to lions! Not much of a problem for American ranchers. In a joint effort between Australia and Botswana a team […]
COVID-19 UPDATE: Enrollments for in-class training remains closed at this time. The GOOD NEWS is August 17-21 Green Belt class will proceed as scheduled and be taught “live online” – meaning same class hours with live instructor, students attend virtually. Registration is open and all enrollments will be processed through UNLV Continuing Education. I hope […]
A big thank you to the nine Black Belt students who were rescheduled from April to finish the Black Belt training today. Masks, virtual student and new Nevada restrictions all in one week. They stayed the course and finished with a mask covered smile. Well done and congratulations!