The NBA, the Sports Guy, and Aversion to Change TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Bill Simmons, editor-in-chief of Grantland.com and ESPN’s The Sports Guy, analyzed the 2011-2012 NBA season thus far and concluded that the league should strongly consider starting the regular season on …Continue reading →

Excess Inventory Example – Christmas Cards TAGS: | | | | | | | | Many Novembers ago I decided that, for the first time in my life, I would send out Christmas cards. I was in graduate school and I figured I could simply …Continue reading →

What Festivus Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Thank you, Frank Costanza, for introducing us to this wonderous yet somehow laughable holiday known as Festivus. Feats of strength (the miracle of Festivus!), airing of grievances, the aluminum pole…so …Continue reading →

What Santa Claus Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | He’s big, jolly, and for better or worse he’s the true symbol of the holiday season. Santa Claus has perhaps the most bizarre demand schedule of any industry – 364 …Continue reading →

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