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… Requires a Team Effort

“Tis easy to frame a bold resolution, but hard is the task that concerns execution.”                Benjamin Franklin Let me get right to the point – I need your input. My goal is to

Posted in QE Framework, References

… Can Be Led From Within

“The starting point for improvement is to recognize the need.”                Masaaki Imai I imagine that many of you who are reading this blog are those who feel the pain of the obstacles that

Posted in Business Values, Discussion Points, Guiding Principles, QE Cycle, QE Dimensions, QE Framework, QE Score, References

… Can Be Measured (QE Score Workbook)

“In theory, there’s no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.”                Yogi Berra We’ve covered a lot of ground over the past five months, and we’re near the end of the

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… Can be Measured (Management Style Dimension) – Part 2 of 2

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”                Sam Walton This week, we’ll finish our discussion of

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… Can be Measured (Management Style Dimension) – Part 1 of 2

“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”                Theodore

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… Can be Measured (Agility Dimension) – Part 2 of 2

“Start with nothing.  When that’s not enough, try the simplest possible way to provide whatever you need.  Repeat.”                Ron Jeffries Today, we’ll continue our discussion with the details of the Agility Dimension’s Subject

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… Can be Measured (Agility Dimension) – Part 1 of 2

“The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. “                Dee Hock, Founder of Visa Today, we’ll continue our discussion with the

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… Can be Measured (Metrics Dimension)

“Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures.”                W. Edwards Deming Today, we’ll discuss the details of the Subject Areas and Discussion Points in the Metrics Dimension, and how we use them

Posted in Discussion Points, Metrics, QE Score, Subject Areas, Validate

… Can be Measured (Tools Dimension)

“It’s so much easier to suggest solutions when you don’t know too much about the problem.”                Malcolm Forbes So far, we’ve reviewed the Subject Areas and Discussion Points for the People and Process

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… Can be Measured (Process Dimension)

“If we always do what we’ve always done, we will get what we’ve always got.”                Adam Urbanski Last week, we completed the discussion of the People Dimension assessment; this week we’ll move on

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