Month: April 2010

Total 20 Posts

LSS Academy Now on LinkedIn

I’m happy to announce that LSS Academy is now on LinkedIn. We’ll obviously continue to roll strong here on the blog… but there seems to be something something special about LinkedIn when it comes to generating buzz about lean and six sigma. So, I hope you’ll join the conversation over

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Can you count? Are you sure?

If you’ve ever gone through some form of continuous improvement training you may have done this little experiment. But in case you haven’t, I’d like to challenge you to count the number of times the letter “F” (upper or lower case) is used in the following paragraph. Post your guess,

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Coming clean…

My article yesterday, about Yahoo! buying LSS Academy, has officially taken on legs of its own.  There were several comments to the post but even more emails, phone calls, etc. I’ve had family members and close friends sending congrats and well wishes for the past 24 hours. I even got

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LSS Academy LLC Acquired by Yahoo!

Fort Worth, TX – LSS Academy LLC, a leading blog focused on lean, leadership, and six sigma, today announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo, Inc. With more than 7,000 subscribers, LSS Academy has quickly grown in popularity and reach over the past two years. This acquisition will be

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The Business Complexity Accelerator at Toyota

There was an interesting article in the Knowledge@Wharton newsletter today. Wharton management professor John Paul MacDuffie interviewed Toyota expert, author and Tokyo University Professor Takahiro Fujimoto. The piece is called Under the Hood of Toyota’s Recall: ‘A Tremendous Expansion of Complexity’ and raises the by now familiar questions of complexity

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