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MLB Instant Replay Still Absorbing A Lot Of Time TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Because of many obviously-blown calls (well, obvious to everyone but the umpire) in baseball but no means by which to really review and retract judgments, Major League Baseball rightfully decided …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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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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The Broken Baseball Hall of Fame TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Baseball has perhaps the most famous Hall of Fame in the world, the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Today, a few more of baseball’s elite will …Continue reading →

Hitting the Reset Button for 2014 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As I posted in late 2013, 2013 was both a good year and a pretty tough year. There are three reasons behind why 2013 was difficult: – One was a …Continue reading →

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Royals Fan Sues Team After Hot Dog Injury TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This past season a fan attending a Kansas City Royals baseball game was injured by a hot dog thrown at him by the Royals mascot Sluggerrr. Now he is suing …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Quality Applications in Athletics TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This month, ASQ CEO Paul Borawski pointed out that the application of quality, while traditionally found in the manufacturing industry, really has a place in every industry and he was …Continue reading →

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What the Trent Richardson Deal Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | NFL trades happen very infrequently, especially in the middle of the season. Offensive and defensive systems all have steep learning curves, and to swap out pieces of the specialized schemes …Continue reading →

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Why Are Players More Prone to Losing Helmets? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I have been watching football for about 30 years, but have really only genuinely paid attention to football forĀ 25 – hey, a national championship by the local university known as …Continue reading →

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Use of #Lean in Home Theater Installations TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | During a summer in my younger years I was a tag-along for a company that would install home theater systems. We would install big screen televisions on walls, stereos and …Continue reading →

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Major League Baseball and Management by Meaningful Metrics TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Manufacturing and traditional business settings have understood the importance of objective, meaningful metrics for many, many years. Metrics aren’t necessarily used as quotas or objectives (as Dr. Deming fights against …Continue reading →

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Customer Value is the Primary Goal of #Lean – Never Forget It TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | TheĀ National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia was initiated by an uprising of servicemen’s families during the Vietnam War who demanded that action be taken …Continue reading →

The University of Miami Nevin Shapiro Scandal, 18 Months, and Accountability TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | A subject that is due for analysis yet I’ve left untouched is the Nevin Shapiro scandal at the University of Miami in Coral Gables. The NCAA violations resulting from the …Continue reading →

Mobile Beer Vendors Cut Customer Wait Times At Sporting Events TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Russell Watkins of Sempai Lean Consulting in the UK posted a great photo on Twitter this weekend from a soccer (okay, futbol) game he attended: On the plus side, mobile …Continue reading →

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