What do great organizations look like today? Do they have the best strategy? Are they the most efficient? Whilst both of these factors are essential, strategy (what we do) has become almost irrelevant and operational excellence (how we do things) is not easy to achieve.
In honor of Black History Month, we’re sharing upcoming and past events / resources related to achieving racial equity, creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and celebrating alumni leaders who are advancing diversity in business. UPCOMING EVENTS Humanity in Leadership: The pressing need for faculty diversity in business schools February 25th | 12-1pm EST
COE’s annual Leading Through Excellence Summit is going to look a little (okay, a lot) different this year, as most events have over the past year. Trust us – we’re going to miss the face-to-face networking, the buzzing Fawcett Center, and yummy lunches, too. But, with virtual conferences on the rise, there’s a myriad of benefits and reasons to attend. If you’re on the fence about attending a virtual conference, here's why you should consider it: Learning and development is as important as ever.
We curated a lineup of experts to speak (virtually) on topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to change management, additive manufacturing, emerging technologies, coaching, supply chain, and innovation. As 2020 draws to a close, we wanted to share a selection of books recommended by several of our speakers and team members. Without further ado, here are the titles to add to your 2021 reading list:
At the Center for Operational Excellence, we work alongside our members to foster a problem-solving culture that’s grounded in tried-and-true operational excellence tools, and that’s constant and far-reaching. One way we do that is by connecting industry executives, Fisher College of Business faculty, and our consortium of member companies.