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How Can You Tell if Inertia is Keeping You from Moving Forward?

In Culture of Quality, Inertia, Innovation by Frances DonnellyLeave a Comment

Manufacturers must concern themselves with regulatory changes, technology changes, and market changes that are not always an evolutionary part of the business story. Identifying when individual task-ownership and simple inertia is undermining your overall efforts to respond effectively to outside requirements is tricky because, after all, not changing is always more comfortable. Breaking free of the past without leaving the …

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The Benefits of a Workplace Giving Program

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Finding an article on Workplace Giving in the recent issue of Quality Digest may be unexpected to some. But if you’ll pause to consider the role of Workplace Giving as a contributing element to the culture of an organization, you may feel a little less surprised. When we think or talk about the Quality body of knowledge and the contribution …

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Should You Scale for Growth This Year?

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You will encounter operational and procedural challenges that are complex, varied, and cross functional when your business starts to expand. Your teams will need to see beyond the frenzy of increased business volumes to remain aware of the risks they face. This may include costs exceeding revenue, an outcome that occurs most frequently when we find that our processes are …