All posts filed under: Business Performance

“Corporate Innovation” Highlights

Just one day after Charlotte’s big ice storm, a group of 24 professionals from Charlotte area Businesses actively participated an hour-long hands-on experiment on Innovation. The atmosphere could be described as fun, engaging and thought-provoking. By having such a diverse group of people in one room with the objective to come up with creative solutions […]

Pizza Game Value Stream Workshop

Looking forward to presenting at AME Annual Conference in Jacksonville on November 14, 2014.  Here is the writeup and a video showing what people could expect to learn. PIZZA GAME VIDEO from Robert Petruska on Vimeo. The Pizza Game Value Stream Experience Step Change (Kaikaku) First Hand, and Learn Practical Lean Implementation Skills Workshop : FW-32 […]

Organization Development on the Edge Summary from February 2014

“OD is about holistically improving organization effectiveness.” “Diagnose before Prescribing”, and “Perform Due Diligence by doing the work yourself”. (Renee Hansen). “Executive Sponsorship is an absolute!”  “Work on getting metrics defined up front” (Dr. Rita Smith). “Systems thinking, Systems thinking, Systems thinking”.  Leading by asking Powerful Questions, and creating the ability to lead people in […]