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Center for Operational Excellence (COE)

The Fisher College of Business Center for Operational Excellence connects business leaders and educators driven to achieve competitive advantage through excellent processes across the enterprise. Learn more here...

Coming Soon: Supply Chain Forum - May 16

It's no accident the Columbus region this year climbed up two more spots in an annual Site Selection magazine ranking of the top major metros for economic development. The region's vibrant growth trajectory is creating both opportunities and challenges for work-force management, logistics channels, and supply chain management.

Register now and join Jeff Zimmerman (pictured, right), director of the Columbus Region Logistics Council, and Patty Huddle, a vice president at economic development organization Columbus2020, as they share their insights on the regional logistics industry and a broader outlook for economic development.

  • Date: Friday, May 16
  • Time: 1-3 p.m.
  • Location: Mason Hall, 2nd floor rotunda, 250 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, OH

Decision making takes center stage at COE's 2nd-annual summit

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We live and work in a world of decisions, from the small ones that spark almost imperceptible changes in our daily lives, to the massive ones that can lead to breakthroughs – or catastrophes.

But if practice makes perfect, why can even the most experienced leaders make bad decisions – and what can we do to change it?

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In Pictures: COE's Leading Through Excellence summit, April 9-11

The Center for Operational Excellence's Leading Through Excellence summit, April 9-11, brought together more than 250 process improvement leaders, Fisher College of Business faculty members, and industry experts for a three-day deep dive into problem solving and leadership development.