Portland Volunteers using Lean and Six Sigma to Improve Community

Written by Brion Hurley, Community Consulting Lead for Lean Portland For decades, the methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma have spread successfully throughout many industries, from manufacturing, hospitality, banking, utilities, aerospace, automotive, entrepreneurship, and even entertainment. In addition, sustainability and social responsibility are also becoming popular approaches within organizations. Volunteering and fundraising are common ways [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What Happened in Toyota?

“Toyota under fire” by Jeffrey K. Liker and Timothy N. Ogden is an elaborate account of what went on inside Toyota in recent years and in the wake of the economic crisis and various quality issues leading to the recall of more than 10 million vehicles globally. Toyota – arguably the world’s most acclaimed company – [...]

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