Countdown to 2014: Two Words to Define Your Year

December 12, 2013  9:18 am

Kaufman Global’s Countdown to 2014 blog series ― a set of five consecutive blog posts to be launched on a weekly basis through the end of the year ― provides creative concepts for leadership to inspire truly accelerated performance in 2014.

While New Year’s resolutions have their purpose, they can …Read More >

A 21059 European Director, Operational Excellence

Lean Tools are a Means, Never an End

July 25, 2012  2:47 pm

One of the most common and most difficult to eradicate beliefs is that “Lean” is just a bunch of analytical tools and methods. By knowing and applying them, organizations often believe they will automatically — and forever more — increase their profitability. If this were the case, why …Read More >

Jerry Timpson President and Principal

Process Discipline Happens at the Coalface

February 27, 2012  9:03 am

Whenever a catastrophic event occurs as a result of human error, the issue of process discipline comes into sharp focus. How often do we hear about how things go dramatically wrong because a procedure that should have been followed; wasn’t?

Answer: always

Everyone’s attention is riveted when lives are lost—and …Read More >