Archive for December, 2012

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Ron Crabtree here. Hello and welcome.  It’s my pleasure to present the second issue of our new MetaOps MagE-zine.  We have some very talented and… Read More ›

Supply chain altruism – The art of giving back by using your hard-earned lean and supply chain skills to help others help themselves

Supply chain altruism – The art of giving back by using your hard-earned lean and supply chain skills to help others help themselves

Giving back. How often have we heard this term? Is it something that elicits guilt or something that spurs you to action? Regardless, altruism is… Read More ›

Lean is number one because it has a rich history of success.

Designing a Lean Transformation Program

Lean is the number one improvement methodology. It seems like everyone is working to make their organization lean! And in fact, many organizations are improving… Read More ›

Processes – Love ’em – Hate ’em – Improve ’em!

Processes – Love ’em – Hate ’em – Improve ’em!

Processes – people either love them or hate them!  There’s no middle ground. If they love them, then they learn and follow the steps, determined to make… Read More ›

Getting Employees More Engaged in High Performance

Getting Employees More Engaged in High Performance

An age-old management concern that has resulted in labor-management conflict and lower levels of performance continues to vex many organizations.  It has been called a union… Read More ›