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Forget your Blackjack superstitions

When blackjack was in the sole domain of the land casino, it was not an uncommon occurrence to see players make some of the weirdest game-play decisions that seemed as if they almost wanted to lose the hand. This was sometimes put down to superstition or habits of a lifetime. Much as it may sound […]

How to Play Blackjack


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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 […]