November 28, 2020 | Susan Napier-Sewell

Honoring Our Troops & Their Own During Military Family Month

November is a time for making connections, often with families, friends, and food. November is also Military Family Month, a time to recognize our U.S. troops and the families who support them.

Did you know that many corporations have geared up savings and deals to recognize and honor military families during this season? Check out this guide and other ways to benefit from promotions honoring veterans, troops, and their families. Also, here is a way children of military families are supported. 

We thank you for your service

One way that we at System Improvements offer year-round support for the military is through our job postings, published every Thursday morning. Many positions are a good match for job candidates with a military background.

System Improvements Inc. and TapRooT® have deep roots (no pun!) in the military, and we salute all our troops, veterans, and military families throughout the world

The cofounder of System Improvements and co-creator of TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis is Mark Paradies, whose career began as a leader in Admiral Rickover’s Nuclear Navy where he received NAVSEA 08’s Engineer Certification; learned Rickover’s equipment reliability best practices, and participated in Rickover’s culture of operational excellence.

With the development of TapRooT®, Mark and TapRooT® co-developer Linda Unger changed the way the world solves problems through advanced root cause analysis tools, training, and software, assisting in designing and improving performance improvement programs, and in investigating the root causes of accidents, sentinel events, equipment failures, and quality issues.

Mark and the other System Improvements’ gifted TapRooT® instructors have taught thousands of students around the world in a variety of industries, including: oil exploration and production, refining chemicals, plastics, and petrochemicals; mining, metals, and fertilizer; utilities, airlines, shipping, railroads, and light rail; pharmaceutical and consumer products; and manufacturing, telecommunications, network reliability, and government.

TapRooT®’s focus is on helping industries learn from their mistakes and prevent repeat incidents

The TapRooT® System provides a proven scientific method to find and fix the causes of human error and equipment failures. TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis can be used to reactively investigate and prevent repeat sentinel events or proactively to improve performance by finding and fixing a problem’s root cause before a mistake occurs.

Come learn with TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis

Founded in 1988, the TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis System solves hurdles every investigator faces. TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training System takes an investigator (or people who are learning to be investigators) beyond his or her knowledge to think outside the box. Backed with extensive research in human performance, incident investigation, and root cause analysis, TapRooT® is a global leader in improved investigation effectiveness and productivity, stopping finger-pointing and blame, improving equipment reliability, and fixing operating problems.

NOTE: The above picture was taken prior to the pandemic and does not reflect COVID-19 practices that are part of current TapRooT® courses. 

TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training courses are taught all over the world

System Improvements, the creator of the TapRooT® System, has a team of investigators and instructors with years of extensive training ready to offer assistance worldwide.

If you are interested in learning how to stop repeat incidents, find a 2-Day or 5-Day course; or view the complete selection of TapRooT® courses.  We are available to train you and your staff on-site at your workplace; Contact us to discuss your needs. You may also call us at 865.539.2139 to discuss any questions you may have.

Keep in touch to improve your problem-solving skills

We’re continually training, helping you improve your professional root cause analysis skills. Stay current with your TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis skills and training through:

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