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Should the Buffalo Bills Play Sunday Despite The Driving Ban? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Significantly cold and snowy weather conditions all across the country have made mid-November feel more like January, and nowhere else in the US is it more pronounced than upstate New …Continue reading →

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ASQ Quality in Athletics: A Call to Action TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The American Society for Quality features a relatively-new special interest group called Quality in Athletics. For the last few months, I’ve been in a mood. An angry mood, the kind of …Continue reading →

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What is Value? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As continuous improvement practitioners we are always discussing value-added versus non-value-added activities. We are also tasked with identifying cheaper or cost-cutting alternatives. Employees are considered valuable if they do the …Continue reading →

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Quality Applications at The Masters – ASQ Section Presentation TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday I presented to the ASQ Central Savannah River section (Augusta, Georgia) on quality applications demonstrated during The Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. ASQ Savannah River Section Mtg …Continue reading →

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Around The Bases: Tough Mudder Cow Patties Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Tough Mudder is obviously a very popular endurance race series among the athletic and adventurous young adult population – obstacle courses through rough and dangerous terrain, the thrill of …Continue reading →

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“Be Lean” vs. “Do Lean” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | It’s common for companies to hear about the great benefits Lean and Six Sigma can bring about in their organizations – they hear about the streamlining of processes and gained …Continue reading →

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2014 Masters: Temporary Elimination of Masters Security Protocols? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The typical Masters security process and protocol is standard but rigorous – no cell phones or weapons, no outside food or beverage, prepare to walk through a metal detector, and …Continue reading →

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Sliding Head First Into First Base Is A Bad Process With A Risky Result TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Why do players think it’s a good idea to slide head first into first base? The baseball season is barely nine games old and already there have been two injuries …Continue reading →

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How Can The Miami Marlins Equate Playing Faster With Success? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Miami Marlins continue to demonstrate that they struggle with really understanding what matters to their fans. Sure, they’ve won some World Series titles in the last 20 years, but …Continue reading →

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Dr. Frank Jobe and Kaizen Thinking for Tommy John Surgery TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last week Dr. Frank Jobe, the orthopedic surgeon who pioneered the “Tommy John surgery” that has revived and extended the careers for hundreds of MLB pitchers and athletes in other …Continue reading →

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The Super Bowl Public Transit Gaffe TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | One of the big issues with New York hosting the Super Bowl was the intense security and limited access to the stadium grounds (no cars allowed, can’t walk to the …Continue reading →

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Around The Bases: Super Bowl Concessions Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The concessions available at the Super Bowl will be fantastic, and the outsourced food service provider Delaware North is preparing for the onslaught of concessions demand. The Buffalo, N.Y., company …Continue reading →

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Around The Bases: Sochi Olympic Games Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Sochi Olympic Games begin in a couple of weeks – a lot more attention is being given to the enormous cost of hosting the Games, the LGBT uproar, and …Continue reading →

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Curious Cat Management Blog Carnival Annual Review – Part II TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As stated yesterday, John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Blog hosts an annual review of blogs, penned by other management blog authors. I will cover four blogs total, having started with two …Continue reading →

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