Monthly Archives: March 2012

TOC, Lean, Six Sigma?

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How YouTube is Driving Creativity

TED Curator Chris Anderson gave a talk last year to show how the power of crowds and technological platforms can help accelerate innovation.   According to Anderson, this concept is called Crowd Accelerated Innovation, and has three basic requirements: Crowd, group of people … Continue reading

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How Society Works – 8 Psychological Insights

PsyBlog has published a summary of 8 social experiments performed by Stanley Milgram, trying to understand and decipher social behavior. From Milgram’s famous experiment about compliance through electrical shocks, to how helpful people are with lost children, all of these … Continue reading

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How Big Is The World Economy?

Have you ever wondered how big is the world’s economy?   Intuitively you know who the big countries are, but it’s worth taking a look from time to time. Having a global view of things, including the magnitude of the … Continue reading

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Disruptive Innovation – Interview with Clayton Christensen

Clayton Christensen, the author behind Disruptive Innovation, was featured recently in a video interview from HBR, where he describes the basics of his ideas. Disruptive Innovation occurs when a particular technology is produced more efficiently and opens the doors to … Continue reading

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Free Webinar on Statistical Process Control

Mark Graban, Lean author and consultant, recently held a webinar on Statistical Process Control. Using Don Wheeler’s ideas on Statistical Process Control, Mark shows how to use control charts to improve your role as a manager, emphasizing on the importance on … Continue reading

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The Use of Games In Corporate World

During recent years the use of Gamification in corporate settings has become more common, and companies have begun to use games to improve employee morale, productivity and innovation.  As an employer, you could have this line of reasoning:   if people … Continue reading

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Quality Health Care is an Oxymoron

I recently saw a video of a lecture given by Dr. John Toussant about all the continuous improvement work he has led as CEO of the Thedacare Medical Center in Wisconsin.  In a system where the ultimate mistake is death, and … Continue reading

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KM Meets Speed Dating – Spindows.com

Charlie Green, the Trusted Advisor, recently interviewed Clay Hebert, the founder of Spindows, a new Knowledge Management (KM) start up company that uses a “speed dating” approach to collect organization knowledge. According to Hebert, there are three big issues with … Continue reading

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Questions No One Knows The Answers To

TED Curator Chris Anderson released an educational video that encourages us to always stay curious, as children usually are.  He shows us how to maintain curious by trying to answer two mind boggling questions about the universe. When comparing ourselves … Continue reading

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