February 27, 2008 | Mark Paradies

Proactive Improvement, Operational Excellence, and Lean/Six Sigma

If you are interested in Operational Excellence, Lean, Six Sigma, or proactive improvement, you should attend the TapRooT® Summit. The Summit has a Best Practices Track focused on these topics. What’s in the track? Here are the speakers and topics:


Pursuing Process Excellence – What It Takes to be One of the Best – Kevin McManus, President, Great Systems!


Using TapRooT® to Improve Lean/Six Sigma – Chris Vallee, Six Sigma Black Belt, System Improvements


Culture Shift Secrets – Changing Systems to Shift Cultures Towards High Performance – Kevin McManus, President, Great Systems!


Measuring Performance – The Latest Research on Performance Measures – Dr. Joel Haight, Penn State University

Hal Head

Dealing with Obstacles that Make Change Difficult – Hal Curry, Consultant, Hal Curry & Associates

Managing the Risks Associated with Change
– Malcolm Gresham, Principal Consultant, Practical Solutions Group, Australia, & Jim Whiting, Managing Director, Risk @ Workplaces Pty. Ltd. Australia

Applying Performance Measures in Industry & Healthcare – Dr. Joel Haight, Penn State University


TapRooT® User Best Practices – Linda Unger, VP, System Improvements, & Michele Lindsay, Principal Consultant, P2, Canada

Character Driven Success
– Dr. Beverly Chiodo, Texas State University

Changing Behavior by Praising the 49 Character Traits – Dr. Beverly Chiodo, Texas State University

Planning Your Improvements

In addition to these Best Practice Sessions, there are great Keynote Speakers. For the complete list see:


The Summit will be June 25-27 in Las Vegas.

To register for the Summit, or for more information, see:


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