The Recession is Dead – Long Live the Recession

The Recession is Dead – Long Live the Recession

The competitive advantage for businesses in the 20th Century was centered around the efforts related to process excellence – making the processes throughout a business as efficient and as effective as possible. And this was accomplished using a variety of disciplines including (but not limited to) Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, and so on….

Lean Management Journal – “Stepping Stones of the Lean Journey” by Joseph Paris: June 2015

“Stepping Stones of the Lean Journey – Editorial Introduction”; LMJ Board Member and OpEx Society Founder, Joseph Paris, introduces this month’s magazine with a thought provoking narrative on the stepping stones of the journey that is Lean. Published in Lean Management Journal in the June 2015 issue. Download PDF  

Holiday Wishes from Joseph Paris and the Operational Excellence by Design Team

As we come to the end of another year, we find ourselves reflective of the year’s hard fought battles won and lost, of loves arrived and departed, and of successes and disappointments. With rebuilding spirit, we look with great anticipation to what lay before us in the coming year. And, most importantly, we look to…

Lean Management Journal – “Lessons from Mt. Stupid” by Joseph Paris: December 2014

“Lessons from Mt. Stupid”; LMJ Board Member and XONITEK Chairman, Joseph Paris, returns to discuss the ideas of short term-ism in the business world over continuous improvement. Published in Lean Management Journal in the December 2014/January 2015 issue. Download PDF