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6 Steps to Improvement in Manufacturing

June 9, 2021

One of the most important responsibilities of managers in manufacturing environments is to contain costs. The most obvious cost to...

How to Set Continuous Improvement Goals to See Real Results

October 29, 2020

We all identify goals to improve ourselves in some way. Whether our goal is to eat better, exercise more, spend more time with our family,...

Why Simplicity Was Essential for CI at a Nuclear Plant

September 30, 2020

The principles of Lean and continuous improvement methodologies originated from manufacturing, but there’s no doubt that they have been...

Continuous Improvement in Financial Services

September 15, 2020

When people think of structured continuous improvement methodologies like Lean and Six Sigma, they usually associate it with manufacturing....

10 Leadership Mistakes that Undermine Improvement Efforts

May 12, 2020

Leaders that we speak with get very excited about the idea of creating an improvement engine within their organizations. Who doesn’t want a...

What I Learned by Leaving Toyota

November 19, 2019

Our 2019 KaiNexicon event in Austin was a tremendous success, thanks to all of our fabulous participants and speakers. Lots of valuable...

Framed to Fit: Why Managers Endorse Ideas

June 5, 2019

Dr. Ethan Burris is a Professor of Management and the Chevron Centennial Fellow at the McCombs School of Business at the University of...

Resolutions to Help Achieve Your Process Improvement Goals in 2019

January 14, 2019

We saved this post for a couple of weeks into the New Year to give everyone a chance to get their exercise/weight loss/financial planning...

The Bedrock Principles of Continuous Quality Management

November 2, 2018

Continuous quality management (CQM) does not look the same in every organization. Some practice CQM as part of a business management...