Monthly Archives: April 2011

It’s the Process Stupid!

During a recent presentation of our The Ultimate Improvement Cycle: A Six Sigma Approach to Human Capital Management seminar we were at the point of bringing all the concepts together and we were discussing a pyramid of thoughts to wind everything… Continue reading

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How much am I really worth to the organization?

Every day I open the newspaper in the morning or turn on the evening news and as of late the same stories are on. The GOP has come out with these lists of programs that need to be cut in order to solve the deficit problem faced by this country. I … Continue reading

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American businesses hire interns

According to CNN Moeny, businesses have converted interns to ful tim epositions at the highest rate in decades. The results are from the annual survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. The 58% conversion rate is the … Continue reading

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In Plain Sight: Hidden Wastes that Affect the Viability of Your HR Organization Part 5: Solutions

Every organization and every business enterprises is comprised of processes that they use to conduct the business of their organization. As we stated in Part 1 of this series, organizations like people strive to be the best that they can be. In th… Continue reading

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In Plain Sight: Hidden Wastes that Affect the Viability of Your HR Organization Part 4

As stated previously hidden wastes occur in every process undertaken by our organizations, whether we are looking from the production side or the transactional side. In part 4 the final three types of waste or muda that exist in your organization … Continue reading

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Just when you thought you had a handle on social media issues

I opened my email to see a post from fellow blogger, Steve Boese (http://steveboese.squarespace.com/joural). It provided a new twist to the HR concerns with the use of social media in the workplace. Freedom of Choice in Workplace Technology Posted… Continue reading

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In Plain Sight: Hidden Wastes which affect the viability of your HR organization Part 3

In the previous part to this series we began to look at the various types of wastes which could be hidden within your organization. In part 3 we continue that review with a look at the next three types of wastes. Waste or Muda #4: Waiting Waiting … Continue reading

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