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    My Passion For Animals

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    Poor Chameleon Have you ever had a deep passion? My main burning passion is for all animals, and it has been since I can remember. The Summer of my sophomore year I followed that passion of mine to see where it would lead me. I decided the best place to start was my Veterinary office, Needham Animal Hospital. When I walked in, it was a bit strange not having my dogs or cats with me because everyone else had their pets. So there I was, awkwardly holding a recommendation letter (and a pretty fabulous one I might add) waiting behind a line of dogs when it my turn. Asking about shadowing wasn’t really that bad. The receptionist told me that they would be delighted to have me join their shadowing program this summer and she didn’t even look at my letter (darn). I instantly beamed from ear to ear. I finally got to see what happens behind the scenes! But, my first day was not at all what I thought it would be. As I said before, I just love animals, and I love to pet them. It’s just one of those things I have to do if I see an animal. It can be anything: a snake, a cat, a lizard, or a dog. I must and will pet it. Now the worst part about my days at Needham was their number one rule: never ever touch the animals. So, as one could imagine, I had a very hard time. Being surrounded by pets whining for attention was pure torture. After the receptionist told me the rules and showed me around a bit I began to shadow a veterinarian named Dr. West. She was a little scary as she was a…

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    by manager of all their employees, present and future, to enlarge the probability of the organization’s methods, procedures, and employees to attain outcomes (td.org, n.d.). Six Sigma Six Sigma means a simple way of doing things in many organizations. Therefore, discharging of T&L Medical Transportation’s outdated desktop computers, purchasing newer computer technology, and computer training of specific personnel would resolve the continuous battle over the daily operations between all…

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    In Made to Stick, Chip and Dan Heath argue that the six criteria of stickiness make every idea more memorable and powerful. They target business-leaders, policy-makers, and teachers. The first criterion is Simple, which has two required prongs: Core, which focuses the text, and Compact, which keeps a text concise (Heath 45-46). The second criterion is Unexpected, which opens and closes knowledge gaps to keep the target audience’s attention (65). Dan Pink’s TedTalk “The Puzzle of Motivation”…

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    Six Sigma to Lean or Not to Lean: Is That the Question? What are the similarities and differences between Six Sigma and the Lean Six Sigma? Using examples of companies’ implementation of the Six Sigma or the Lean Six Sigma, we look to demonstrate both the commonality and divergent elements of each approach. The result is best analyzed to review to define, compare, and contrast the Six Sigma and the Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Six Sigma Approach Six Sigma’s concentrations are a complex and…

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    Instead of being at the mercy of the ride, people are able to have some degree of control. This allows a deeper impression to be made on the people that participate. Whether the park rider is attempting to beat a high score or race an opponent to the finish line, interactive rides change entertainment in amusement parks. One example of an interactive ride became known to me at a young age when our family went to Six Flags Great America. Not long after being inside the park, I found the bumper…

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    What Is Lean Six Sigma

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    Lean Six Sigma involves the use of the Lean and Six Sigma to increase speed and quality. The Lean program works to eliminate waste within an organization through constant improvement and teamwork ("What Is Lean Six Sigma?"). Improvement is formed from “stable yet flexible processes” with an uninterrupted flow of information ("What Is Lean Six Sigma?"). The Six Sigma program teaches a “problem solving methodology” to achieve a standardization of quality without variations ("What Is Lean Six…

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    Gemba Walk

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    tools but find a way of working that uses mental, physical, and emotional practices to succeed. In Visual Tools: Collected Practices and Cases, Chapter 3, sustaining 5S is discussed. Laying the ground work is the first part of ensuring that 5S can be sustained. Leaders gain consensus from all levels and bring in skeptics to prove or show that there is a need for change. As the need for change is understood, employees can be trained to understand and implement change. Visual management assists…

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    the company and the reason for this project. Therefore, it seems that they were aware of the data and potential issues when using it in the project. Unfortunately, they still have other steps to complete in order to complete the entire project. Therefore, we cannot say what the results would be for the project. However, the team has the expectation of how the project would be. The expectation is that “improving measurement system allows a Six Sigma team to focus on the right issue, thereby…

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    The Happiness Advantage

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    Achor, Shawn. The Happiness Advantage: the Seven Principles That Fuel Success and Performance at Work. Virgin 2011. Shawn Achor the author of “The Happiness Advantage” an American Educator and author. Achor, was an avid happiness researcher and is known for his propagation for positive psychology. In 2007, Achor was founder and co-founder of many organizations such as GoodThinkInc, and The Institute of Applied Positive Research. The company's purpose is to provide researchers, speakers, and…

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    Bp Pestle Analysis Essay

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    PESTLE analysis of British Petroleum in USA PESTLE analysis consists of six different elements that may help the business improve the certain areas. These are Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental. The business would analyze each factor individually to find out what they need to do to become efficient and a well-rounded company. British Petroleum (BP) is a multinational oil company that operates in over 70 countries worldwide with 79,800 employees it has become…

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