Corporate Superstition

The Outliers Inn – Episode 17 – Corporate Superstition

Welcome to Episode 17 of the Outliers Inn podcast: Corporate Superstition. Topic: Join Antlerboy and JP as they talk with Stephan Meyer where they discuss the topic of Corporate Superstition.  Why are things done “this way” and not some other way in various corporations.  What happens when the old ways are found to be incorrect?  What are some ways

2013-Apr: Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter

Operational Excellence by DesignSM  Issue: 4 April 2013 “Operational Excellence is when the efforts throughout the organization are in a state of alignment for achieving its strategies and where the corporate culture is committed to the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance AND the circumstances of those who work there –  to pursue ‘Operational Excellence by

Don’t Manage Factories; Design Them to Run “Autonomously”

Imagine this scenario: A customer gives us an order, the factory produces the products, and the order ships, autonomously, without any management intervention. No meetings, no expedites, no shifting priorities, no direction setting. Like turning a key to start your car engine, it just happens. Sound like a dream? It’s not. Many companies have achieved