At COE, 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. We’re here to help you drive changes in behavior—so that operational excellence becomes a goal in every process, start to finish. Learn more ...

Registration open for COE's May 23 women's leadership event ...

janet meeksCOE is thrilled to featured author and former healthcare executive Janet Smith Meeks (pictured, right) at its first women's leadership event of the year. Meeks, who recently published Gracious Leadership: Lead Like You've Never Led Before, will be sharing insights from her background along with tactical skills on gracious leadership and the must-have strategies to optimize organizational results. She'll be joined at the presentation by Brett Justice, an executive at COE member Mount Carmel Health System. Read more on our events page about both speakers, get the full agenda, and grab one of the limited available seats for this networking and learning event ...

 

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Research Insights: Should manufacturers ditch their ERP systems?

johnny rungtusanathamThere has been recent debate within manufacturing operations about whether firms should keep their enterprise resource planning (ERP) IT systems or ditch them in favor of stand-alone enterprise applications (SEAs) in order to minimize operational glitches. But should firms that have already made significant investments in ERP systems switch over to SEA systems? That was the question posed by Dr. M. Johnny Rungtusanatham, distinguished professor of Management Sciences at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business, and his colleagues.

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