Productivity’s Senior Partner, Catherine Converset, to speak at the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) 2018 Conference October 29-November 1 in San Diego, CA
We are very excited to announce that Productivity’s Senior Partner, Catherine Converset, will speak at the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) 2018 International Conference, October 29-November 1 in San Diego, CA. Catherine will deliver a half-day workshop on Monday, October 29 on the subject of Lean in Service/Administrative Functions...READ MORE
Just Announced: Productivity’s Senior Partner, Catherine Converset, will speak at the fall 2018 Iowa Lean Consortium Conference.
The event, being held October 23-25 at the Sheraton West Des Moines, will bring together Lean leaders and practitioners eager to share perspectives on how they are using Lean methods to change their culture while striving for operational excellence. Catherine, will deliver a breakout session as well as a workshop, here is a quick summary of her session topics:
Innovate or die is a favored phrase among forward thinkers, and though perhaps hackneyed, the notion is exactly in line with the needs of retail today.
As James Vatalaro, a business consultant with Productivity Inc., which practices improving on its namesake for companies in need, noted in his presentation on strategy innovation at the...
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