Month: May 2017

Managing Strategic Efforts

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-26-17

How do you measure your strategic imperatives? It depends on the type of strategy. Here is a 2×2 grid to help you evaluate alternative types of strategies, and what is important to pay attention to in order to ensure success. Once you have your strategies, you have to manage them.

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Video preview: how your thinking filters affect your process improvement

How your thinking filters are affecting your process improvment

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-12-17

There are two thinking “filters” that affect how we problem solve during the continuous improvement process.  They are both necessary but should not be used simultaneously.    

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Video preview: PDSA vs. PDCA

PDCA vs PDSA in Problem Solving

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-05-17

Plan Do Check Act (PDSA)  is a well known approach to continuous improvement and problem solving.  I propose you consider the PDSA approach that includes study and adjust to truly understand why you are getting the results you are.        

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