Adventure Team Challenge 2011

CO2

Hearing my heart rate monitor (provided by our sponsor EKHO ) signal that my heart elevated over 152 bpm (target rate), Sue said, “Gary, you’re doing great! Team Prouty at World TEAM Sports Adventure Team Challenge 2011.

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Uniting the Religions of Process Improvement

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brad Power for the Harvard Business Review blog (March 7, 2011). To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily Alerts, please click here. * * * When they set out to [.].

November 2011 Edition - Strategy Execution Newsletter - On Managing Processes

Six Disciplines

Business Process Management articles (BPM Institute) (Oct 2011). Welcome to the November issue of the Strategy Execution Newsletter from Six Disciplines. In this month's issue, we're focusing on managing processes. Do You Have The "Master Process" In Your Organization? Think about it: all professions (sports, music, art, entertainment, education, architecture, to name just a few.)

Uniting the Religions of Process Improvement

Harvard Business Review

When they set out to turn around processes that have become woefully inefficient or ineffective, most companies choose one of four process improvement "religions": Lean , Six Sigma , Business Reengineering or Business Process Management (BPM). In addition, Lean converts have a predisposition against adopting large, centralized IT solutions, which may cause them to ignore useful approaches from the BPM religion. Operations Productivity BPM

Is Your Heart the Boss of You? | Aspire-CS

Aspire-CS

If their heart rate goes above a certain point (100 bpm for example) a quiet alarm would trigger. This is assuming that it is difficult to access these traits when one’s heart rate is 150 bpm!

BPM 204

Avoid the Improvement Hype Cycle

Harvard Business Review

Thus, today we have a number of process "religions": Statistical Process Control was followed by Total Quality Management, Business Reengineering, Six Sigma, Lean, and Business Process Management (BPM, which emphasizes process management software). Organizations are overrun with improvement initiatives, from infrastructure overhauls to sales programs. And they often add new ones, spearheaded by new leaders who want to make their mark.