Here’s a provocative question: Are workplace accidents ever really accidents? For an equally provocative answer, watch this 30-second video from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario – though the squeamish should be warned. Unanticipated events at work occur because of a combination of multiple factors. It is a result of interaction between human | Read more…



Most of our MBOE students have now finished creating the value-stream maps that they can work with for their capstone projects, the culmination of our year-long program. The flow of information, one of the key components within a value stream, many times gets neglected. It is very important to indicate the flow on the map | Read more…



In Fisher’s Master of Business Operational Excellence program, we just completed the “Gate One” review of our students, the first of four evaluations they undergo. Gates are the points where students are assessed based on the progress they have made on their capstone project. Coaches and faculty follow a rubric that assesses students for their | Read more…



The Center for Operational Excellence’s Leading Through Excellence summit is a little more than 30 days away and we’re selling seats at a rapid clip. If you haven’t pulled the trigger on registering just yet, we’re recommending you act fast as parts of the event are selling out. As of this week, three of the | Read more…