With less than two months to go before the Center for Operational Excellence stages its first-ever multi-day summit, we're on the lookout for undergraduate and graduate students who want to be a part of the event.
You’ve probably heard the word “kaizen” used by organizations that have recently started their lean journey or even have been on it for a while. If you have, it’s possible the term was being misused, says Beau Keyte, Shingo Prize-winning author of The Complete Lean Enterprise and a guest lecturer for our MBOE program.
Despite a blustery, snowy day that slowed traffic in Columbus to a crawl on Friday, nearly two-dozen industry professionals from Center for Operational Excellence member companies joined Fisher faculty and staff for our second-annual "world café"-style discussion event.
The wait is over, folks. The Center for Operational Excellence this week opened registration for its Leading Through Excellence summit, which we first announced about a year ago. This first-ever multi-day event for COE will take place on Aprill 11-12, 2013, and we’re also loading up buses for optional plant tours the day before kickoff, April 10.
Fisher’s Master of Business Operational Excellence degree program runs a health care-focused cohort on a parallel track. Following her recent recap of a week in the life of the industry cohort, Fisher Senior Lecturer takes a look at the other track through the remainder of the week. To close out the week, let’s look at some additional concepts covered in our recent MBOE Healthcare session: Sustaining the gains