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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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A Surge in Major League Baseball Giveaway Defects TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Over the last 30 days, there have been at least three significantly notable Major League Baseball giveaway snafus with roots in poor quality. First, the Colorado Rockies celebrated their superstar …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 →

Bentley

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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Around The Bases: NFL Draft Jerseys Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NFL Draft and Nike came up with a neat concept in 2012 – a way to present each first round draft pick at the Draft in New York with …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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Donald Sterling & “Respect For People” In Sports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This past week we have seen a pretty notable violation of “respect for people” by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. This incident with the recording of him saying offensive …Continue reading →

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2014 Masters: How Weather Affects Concessions and Masters Merchandise Inventories TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Typically springtime weather in all parts of the country is crazy and hard to predict, but the last three years have seen upwards of 90-degree temperatures during The Masters Tournament …Continue reading →

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Gregg Popovich on Leadership and Empowerment TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Despite being a two-time NBA Coach of the Year and winning four NBA championships, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is still underrated. He doesn’t grab the SportsCenter highlights or …Continue reading →

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How Peyton Manning Demonstrates PDSA TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Plan-Do-Study-Adjust (or Act) is a simple cyclical continuous improvement tool that we all use every day but don’t often realize it. Properly applied, PDSA helps us properly define a problem …Continue reading →

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Why Players Hate The New NBA Jerseys With Sleeves TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NBA unveiled new player jerseys with sleeves in advance of their Christmas day slate of games, where the jerseys would be used for the first time. Even before the …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 I TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Blog hosts an annual review of blogs, penned by other management blog authors. Last year I had the honor of having Lean Blitz …Continue reading →

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What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Can Teach Us About Continuous Improvement TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Happy (observed) birthday, Dr. King. I was not alive to bear firsthand witness to Dr. King’s participation in and leadership of the civil rights movement but the effect of his …Continue reading →

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