Category: Operations Managment Training

A Game of Monkey See, Monkey Do

Start with a cage containing five monkeys. Inside the cage, hang a banana on a string and place a set of stairs under it. Before long, a monkey will go…

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Looking for an Eye-Ear Doctor? We Can Help!

A business manager walks into the hospital and tells the desk nurse, “I want to see the eye-ear doctor.” “There is no such doctor,” she tells him. “Perhaps you would…

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Myths About Operations Management

Do you know the biggest myths about Operations Management? Keep reading to learn more. Myth #1: There Are No Additional Expenses Associated With Changes to Procedures and Processes Changes that…

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A Halloween Story

It was shortly after Halloween, and we had candy left over. Our neighborhood is getting older and not as many kids. This year we passed out small packets of M&Ms….

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Hazardous Back Office Waste

If there were a way you could eliminate waste in your business while improving timeliness, quality and customer satisfaction, would you be interested? Well, there is a way. All it takes…

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Is An All-Star Team Realistic?

Let’s face it, while most managers would like to have an all-star team; most realize that it seldom happens. Sure, we all are fortunate enough to have a couple of outstanding managers,…

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How To Improve Your Business Process Acumen

With all the automation in business, more information and data is available than is used. Less than 0.5% of all data is every analyzed and used.1 Data Rich and Information…

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Drowning in Information, but Starving in Knowledge

Let’s start with an experiment. Follow along with the series of questions below and mark your answers as you go: How many workshops have you attended in your career? How many workshops do you attend, on…

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Our Managing Operations Workshop WILL Empower You with Solutions

When you think of the words “operations management, line management or back-office management,” what comes to mind? Do you think of constantly fighting “brush fires” and reacting to challenges —…

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Management in Full Bloom: What Gardening Taught Me About Management

My neighbor we’ll call Joe decided he wanted a garden in his yard. Joe loaded up on seeds and plantings at the garden store, choosing them based on fruits and…

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