The Organizing Network
I began as the personnel administrator. I was the organizational fireman. But times have changed and now I am the gatekeeper to the organizational talents, attributes and skills. With that responsibility comes the need for me to assist the organization with the retention of current human capital but also to plan for the future talent needs of the organization.
It is from that perspective that I ask the question who am I managing? For the most part we are…Continue
First of all, let me extend my regrets for not keeping better in touch but I and my family have been fighting this bug that is flying around. Not the flu but close to it. It sucks to be under the weather.
This past week has been filled with more irony then I would want to have to experience but I did. It began with attending my local SHRM chapter meeting where the topic of the day was what to do in the case of an active shooter. During the presentation, my phone beeped with the…Continue
We constantly read in the media and hear our elected officials espousing that our schools are in turmoil. However, if we bring the TLS Continuum and its associated business skills to the school environment we can counter these messages of gloom and doom. So how do we make that happen?
Map your processes
Both from a macro view and a micro view, take your school processes including lesson plans and map out the flow of learning through the school. Begin…Continue
In Part 84, I posed the question as to whether your organization viewed the global workplace from looking in the mirror or looking out the window. I suggested that the view from the mirror is what you think you do and the view from the window is what your clients tell you what you do or they need.
The difference between the two views creates what we call a gap analysis.…Continue
As a professional educator, can you bring the language of business to the school system? The Excellent Education System: Using Six Sigma to Transform Schools presents the results of an investigation of how both public educational and college institutions have implemented the methodology of six sigma to change and innovate how we deliver education to the future leaders of the