Courtesy of Operational Excellence Society ,'Lessons from Mt. Stupid – Programs Don’t Fail, People Do' offers the following exceptional takeaways:
Experience is the hardest teacher, for first she gives us the test, then teaches us the lesson. Change often fails because we set expectations based upon what we do not know. The more arrogant in our ignorance we become, the greater the height of Mt. Stupid – inevitably, we will either roll down a gentle slope or fall off a cliff. How do we recognize the peril? How do we avoid the peril? What does it look like?
In this workshop, we will examine the root causes of programs failing and how you can avoid making them – including a prescriptive approach for designing and deploying your Operational Excellence program so that its success is as pre-ordained as possible.
About Operational Excellence Society
The Operational Excellence Society is a grass-roots organization that emerged from a large LinkedIn group led by Joseph Paris. It is a platform designed for executives and practitioner in the disciplines of Business Process Improvement (BPI), Continuous Improvement (CI) and Lean Six Sigma. As the name implies, the society is dedicated to change agents who embrace the ideals of Operational Excellence, defined as the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance and the circumstances of those who work there — to pursue Operational Excellence by design and not by coincidence. Members of the Operational Excellence Society — from seasoned practitioners to the newly curious — are united by an interest in sustainable and deliberate improvement and the enhancement of overall quality and value throughout the value chain during the pursuit of perfection. To that end, they have established a certification program — a foundational system for creating a corporate culture where Operational Excellence is the norm: The Operational Excellence Enterprise Readiness System. Download this slide deck to see Joseph Paris discuss their journey and learn about Lessons from Mt. Stupid – Programs Don’t Fail, People Do.
About the Author
Joseph F. Paris Jr., Chairman at Xonitek and Founder of Operational Excellence Society, is a recognized thought leader on operational excellence; an international entrepreneur; a prolific writer; and a sought-after strategist, consultant, and speaker with engagements around the world. His book, “State of Readiness” (May 2017) has been well received and endorsed by business leaders from highly respected companies – with operations around the world and across industries – and promises to be a definitive work on the field of Operational Excellence.
With over 30 years of experience in international business and operations, he is routinely called upon to offer guidance to C-suite and senior executives and business-operations and -improvement specialists who wish to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of their organizations. He is highly valued for his ability to provide strategic insight and tactical analysis—and to convert these thoughts into reality by successful engagement and execution.
These slides were first presented at the Business Transformation and Operational Excellence World Summit (BTOES). To learn more, please visitbtoes.com.
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