E6S-020RB (Rebroadcast) Layoffs, If You Must- Financial Benefits & Metrics (Part 5ish)

In this episode number 20, Part 4 of 4 of the Financial Benefits Series, LAYOFFS: if you must you must. We discuss alternative ways to protect operations and your improvement programs from the damage and disruptions that come with the “Classic” Layoff.

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E6S-013RB Lead or Lag (Rebroadcast) - Project Metrics – Measure the right stuff- Part 3

In this episode number 13 (Part 3 of 4), we reveal the path to choosing leading metrics for projects over the more common lagging business metrics.  We illustrate two tools that can be used to scope down to more leading metrics for your projects.

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E6S-012RB Yield to Defects (Rebroadcast) - Project Metrics – Measure the right stuff- Part 2

In this episode number 12 (Part 2 of 4), we unwrap the mystery of choosing project metrics.  We uncover the hidden waste within common business metrics, from yield to defects, and the challenges with introducing more accurate Six Sigma metrics.

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E6S-011RB Project Metrics; Measure the right stuff (Rebroadcast)

In this episode number 11 (Part 1 of 4), we unwrap the mystery of choosing project metrics.  We focus on the dangers and pitfalls associated with choosing metrics, how a metric can look great while also hurting the company, and how important it is to monitor Consequential metrics along with the Primary project metric. 

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