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Michigan Lean Consortium Year End Event

The Leaning Edge
December 22, 2017 7:00 PM

MBN's Jeffrey Mosher headed down to Troy Michigan at Automation Alley for Michigan Lean Consortium's Year End Event & Networking Reception.

The speakers on the day included Thomas H. Dunham - AECOM Performance Improvement Manager for Nuclear Engineering Design and Modification team, Heather Toppen - Lean Coach , Sarah Kolekamp -enior Process Excellence Consultant with Mercy Health, and Joe Augustyn - Lean Expert.

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LEAN Leadership Track

The Leaning Edge
September 14, 2017 12:00 PM

The Leaning Edge welcomes Romell Green of MDHHS (OWDT) to talk about his experiences with the 7th Annual Michigan Lean Consortium Conference up in Traverse City back in August, and in depth his take-aways from participating in Friday's extra Leadership Track experience.

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LEAN is a culture change not a one-step solution

The Leaning Edge
September 14, 2017 11:00 AM

The Leaning Edge welcomes Phil Garber the Training Coordinator at OMT-Veyhl to talk about how LEAN is a culture change not a one-step solution.

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Michigan Lean Consortium Conference, 5S for Data

The Leaning Edge
September 14, 2017 10:00 AM

The Leaning Edge welcomes Richard Love, Founder, HarborView LLC to talk about the Michigan Lean Consortium Conference, 5S for Data.

Richard holds a BSChE from Cornell University, and provides lean consulting services from Mason, MI.
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Small Steps, Big Change

The Leaning Edge
September 12, 2017 4:00 PM

The Leaning Edge welcomes Paul Critchley President, New England Lean Consulting to talk about how big sustainable changes come from the little things along the way.

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Auch Lean Path

The Leaning Edge
September 12, 2017 2:00 PM

The Leaning Edge welcomes Eric Shumaker Senior Project Mgr at George W. Auch Company to talk about how Auch uses Lean as a practice for Pre-Construction and Construction.

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Using Lean to Create Cultural Change | Ray Muscat

The Leaning Edge
August 15, 2017 4:00 PM

While in Traverse City Michigan, at the Michigan Lean Consortium's 7th Annual Conference - 'Achieving True North: LEAD-ENGAGE-ACCELERATE-NOW; Debra Levantrosser host of MBN's The Leaning Edge speaks with Raymond Muscat, Industry Director for the Tauber Institute for Global Operations at the University of Michigan.

They discuss how lean practices are being used to create cultural change in a organization.

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The Benefits of Having Good Life and Disability Programs for your Employees

Business Next
August 14, 2017 1:00 PM

Michael Rogers talks with Darrell Oliver, Michigan Sales Manager for Dearborn National Life Insurance Company, about why small business owners, particularly in this era of very tight labor markets, should consider adding life and disability programs to their list of employee benefits.

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The advantages of using business credit cards in your operation

Business Next
July 21, 2017 4:00 PM

Michael Rogers talks with Elizabeth Rose retail product manager for Independent Bank, to learn more about the pros and cons of business credit cards in the small business environment.

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Linking Vision, Plan and People

The Leaning Edge
July 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Debra talks with Dan Rinehart, CI/QA Specialist, Britten Studios. They talk about linking vision, plan, and people. 

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