Engaging Partners and Suppliers on your CI Journey

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

If your business relies on consultants, contractors, vendors, and suppliers to deliver your products and services, their lack of focus on continuous improvement can significantly hamper your attempts to build a continuous improvement culture.  If you’re really trying to build a continuous improvement culture, you need to engage your partners and suppliers on your journey.  This blog covers why and five steps to get you there.

http://ngs.edu/2014/07/11/building-culture-continuous-improvement-engaging-partners-suppliers-ci-journey/

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About johnrknotts
John Knotts is a results-oriented business professional leader, manager, and supervisor with experience from the military, small business, several nonprofits, and is currently a management consultant. Working out of the San Antonio, Texas, he retired from the Air Force in July 2008 and worked with Booz Allen Hamilton from the end of October 2008 to December 2011. Now he is a Strategic Business Adviser with USAA. John leads large and small strategic transformations and has extensive experience in the areas of change management, strategic planning, process improvement, strategic communication and marketing, strategic human capital and resource management, education and training, facilitation, organizational design and development, modeling and simulation, financial and budget analysis, activity based costing and management, quality management, competitive sourcing and privatization, leadership development, and business development.

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