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Get the values right, or the numbers don't matter!
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Value Stream Mapping A Lean Six Sigma Consulting and Engineering Firm www.opexdirect.com ∙ VALUE STREAM MAPPING ∙
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The CEO of Williams-Sonoma on Blending Instinct with Analysis

The CEO of Williams-Sonoma on Blending Instinct with Analysis | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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Shift to the Future: Focus

Shift to the Future: Focus | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
If I were to choose 'one word', I think it would be 'focus'. I'm not ... Technorati Tags: Leadership Freak,Dan Rockwell,leadership,learning,management,planning,professional,staffdevelopment,value,focus,goals.
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Working Smarter - Financial Times

Working Smarter - Financial Times | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Working Smarter
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In his book Blink, Malcolm Gladwell asserted that snap decisions could be better than decisions made slowly and with considered analysis.
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5 WAYS TO BREAK OUT OF ANALYSIS PARALYSIS AND BE A DECISION MAKER

5 WAYS TO BREAK OUT OF ANALYSIS PARALYSIS AND BE A DECISION MAKER | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Do you ever struggle with making decisions? The wilderness is a prime training ground for making you and I a good decision maker.
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Bayesian Analysis of Intelligence or Improved Advice to Decision-Makers

Bayesian Analysis of Intelligence or Improved Advice to Decision-Makers. Introduction: Although not the standard article, M. Elisabeth Pat-Cornell and David M. Blum's ongoing research into the use of Bayesian analysis in ...
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PhilosFX: Value-Focused Thinking

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Robert Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, has given us the best Value-Focused Thinking quote ever.

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The Guy Who Wrote the Book Weighs In on Gingrich's Lean Six Sigma Plan

The Guy Who Wrote the Book Weighs In on Gingrich's Lean Six Sigma Plan | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich is such a big fan of the Lean Six Sigma method that Strong America Now, a group that promotes the waste-cutting technique, features him prominently on the top of its website. Actually, he’s on there twice.
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Lean Six Sigma Demystified, Second Edition – PDF Download ...

Lean Six Sigma Demystified, Second Edition – PDF Download ... | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Description: Your LEAN and mean guide to Lean Six Sigma Ready to implement better, faster, cheaper, more-profitable processes in your organization? Lean Six Sigma Demystified, Second Edition, shows you how to use ...
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My Review for – How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business | Business Management Life

My Review for – How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business | Business Management Life | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
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How Lean Six Sigma can increase your business’s productivity | Smart Business

How Lean Six Sigma can increase your business’s productivity | Smart Business | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
How Lean Six Sigma can increase your business’s productivity - Ed Siurek, Corporate College (RT @Smart_Business: Use analytical tools to identify and remove problems within a process.)...
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We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

We the People: Your Voice in Our Government | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
WhiteHouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States.
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Can Lean Six Sigma Reduce Government Waste? - IndustryWeek

Can Lean Six Sigma Reduce Government Waste? - IndustryWeek | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
PR WebCan Lean Six Sigma Reduce Government Waste?IndustryWeekConservative presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich has been promoting Lean Six Sigma as a means by which to reform the US government.
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The art and science of improving performance (monkey see, monkey do!) by Daniel Lock

The art and science of improving performance (monkey see, monkey do!) by Daniel Lock | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
The art and science of improving performance (monkey see, monkey do!
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Charts or descriptions of activities are not ends in themselves but a means to improve results. 

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Dante's Heavenly Idealism - First Things

Dante's Heavenly Idealism
First Things
Of all that has been written about Dante, little has been said of his metaphysics of matter. ...
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Manager's essential power-toolbox Organisational culture could be changed if ... - Daily Mirror

Manager's essential power-toolbox Organisational culture could be changed if ... - Daily Mirror | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Manager's essential power-toolbox Organisational culture could be changed if ...
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Michael Binzer's curator insight, May 22, 2014 5:42 AM

A tool to use for developing leadership and culture?

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When Starting a Company, Get Your Values Right - Management Tip of the Day - August 29, 2012

When Starting a Company, Get Your Values Right - Management Tip of the Day - August 29, 2012 | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
As a start-up gets off the ground, it has a short-lived opportunity to decide how it wants to do business. With each new hire company culture becomes more entrenched and somewhere after two dozen...
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Being values-driven (and Value-Focused) means being clear on where you are headed: what you can do, what you want to do, and what you will not do.  

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Do VCs See Russell Brand Or Bruce Willis When They Look At Your Company? - Forbes

Do VCs See Russell Brand Or Bruce Willis When They Look At Your Company? - Forbes | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Do VCs See Russell Brand Or Bruce Willis When They Look At Your Company?
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It represents a deal in which the management team has deep domain expertise and the venture's value proposition has been market validated.
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PhilosFX: Results Reflect Values

PhilosFX: Results Reflect Values | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it

What we achieve is a function of what we think about and how we think about it (plus other stuff like skill, knowledge, and ability), What we think about in turn reveals what matters most to us. Not what we say matters most to us, but what actually matters most to us. Values are reflected in Results.

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Using Lean Six Sigma To Eliminate Waste In All Its Forms ...

Using Lean Six Sigma To Eliminate Waste In All Its Forms ... | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Lean Six Sigma is an altered form of Six Sigma Training, but also a process all its own in many capacities. Knowing the vital differences that come with Lean can prove to add more to your quality improvement projects than ...
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U.S. Army Embarks on Improvement Using Lean Six Sigma | Pyzdek Institute

U.S. Army Embarks on Improvement Using Lean Six Sigma | Pyzdek Institute | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
The United States Army's Office of Business Transformation is pursuing a 3 year program to improve its operations, and Lean Six Sigma is a big part of...
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Using Lean Six Sigma to enact efficiency within the military - Guidon Performance Solutions

Using Lean Six Sigma to enact efficiency within the military - Guidon Performance Solutions | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it
Base realignment and closure is a form of process improvement used by the U.S. federal government to reduce expenditures and waste within the Armed Forces.
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Decision Making Under Uncertainty | Palisade

Free Webcast this Wednesday: “Introduction to Risk Analysis using @RISK & The ...: Join us this Wednesday, Septe...
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PhilosFX: Petition to use Lean Six Sigma across Fed. Govt

PhilosFX: Petition to use Lean Six Sigma across Fed. Govt | Value-Focused Thinking | Scoop.it

We the People petition the Obama Administration to
Join with Congress to strategically drive performance improvement capabilities (e.g. Lean Six Sigma) across Fed. Gov't.

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RedOne's comment, September 28, 2011 9:54 AM
If this idea didn't make so much sense, the government would probably do it!
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Risk Analysis Solution Leader Palisade Corporation Offers Risk ...

Palisade Corporation, the market-leading developer of risk and decision analysis software, will present a new, half-day seminar on the strategic and practical uses of risk and decision analysis for industry.
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