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Your Career Advice for Generation Y

In a recent nationwide survey, amazingly, just 35 percent of American parents indicated they would encourage their children to pursue a career in manufacturing. Are you be surprised? Now imagine your closest friend asks you: “My son wants to consider a …
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Vice President Operations – Confidential New Executive Search

Vice President Operations   $300 million Global Industrial Manufacturer Southern USA Confidential Executive Search Overview I have begun a confidential executive search for our client’s new Vice President Operations.  The company is a leading manufacturer of highly specialized industrial products. Sales …
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Gemba Academy Talks Lean Leadership with Adam Zak

Ron Pereira of Gemba Academy posted a podcast interview we did just a few weeks ago. The primary focus of our discussion is how to hire the right executive to help you jumpstart your company’s Lean journey.  I’ve reprinted the key topics …
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Guru Review from Matthew May: Simple Excellence

Matthew May writes about the new book Simple Excellence: Organizing and Aligning the Management Team in a Lean Transformation for American Express OpenForum readers. (from the Archives, 2010) Big Idea: Take Henry David Thoreau’s plea to “Simplify, simplify, simplify!” and combine …
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Mark Graban Interview – Simple Excellence, Adam’s new book

Podcast #105 is a conversation with the co-authors of the new book Simple Excellence: Organizing and Aligning the Management Team in a Lean Transformation from Productivity Press. They are Adam Zak, a regular guest blogger here on Leanblog.org and Lean-focused …
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