Correctly Translated?

Holy Vible

Some who claim to be Christians say they cannot agree with every particular doctrine in the Bible because they are not certain that the Bible has been translated correctly. Mormons, for example, say they believe the Bible “insofar as it is correctly translated.” Then, they appeal to Ezekiel 37 as a “prophecy” of the book […]

Why Your People Need to Manage People

As my colleague Ambica Tarakad noted, the end of the year tends to be a time when executives revisit their talent management strategies to assess the strengths, skills, and competencies of their people. To that note, this month we’re featuring a series of posts on talent. One of Operations perennial talent management challenges is developing […]

Establishing a Process-Aligned Structure

First off, Happy New Year from the Operations Council! We’re looking forward to an interesting year of research ahead. As you know, each month we highlight a series of best practices around a given topic as part of our “Topic of the Month” series, and in January, we’re focusing on Value Chain Management. Our study […]

Are You the Weakest Link?

Since this is my first post in 2012, let me start off by wishing everyone a Happy New Year! As you know from Ambica’s post last week , The Operations Council is kicking off 2012 with a topic that members have struggled with for years, value chain management. When we polled the membership last year, […]

Five Reasons Continuous Improvement Efforts Fail

It’s the start of a new year, and many of us are thinking towards how we can improve – we have New Year’s Resolutions, as well as 2012 strategic plans, agendas, and goals. While “improvement” is a year-round and constant objective for Operations, I started thinking about a funny analogy I read recently about what […]