2017 Call For Nominations
It's that time again. We are accepting nominations for our 2017-2018 term of office. Please submit names of nominated individuals (you may self nominate) to Mike Levenhagen, Secretary, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1, 2016. Eligible individuals must be Regular Members of the Society and have a membership in the Lean Enterprise Division. Nominations require the submission of a nomination petition which includes:
Below is a brief description of each position that is open for nominations. Each of these positions is for a two-year term which begins January 1, 2017.
The Chair-Elect performs duties as directed by the Chair in support of the organization’s mission and goals. This position succeeds to the position of Chair following the completion of the first term.
The Secretary documents member unit business and maintain the records. This position serves as the official correspondent of the member unit.
The Treasurer oversees funds, maintains accurate financial records, and reports on financial condition as directed by the Society bylaws and policies and procedures.
*Regular members are voting members of the Society: Full, Senior, Fellow, Honorary, and primary contact of Site/Enterprise/School/District memberships.
For more information, please contact Frank Murdock, Nominating Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
Lean Excellence Award
In partnership, the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management and the Lean Enterprise Division of ASQ are proud once again to present the Lean Excellence Award at the 2016 Global Supply Chain Summit to individuals that exemplify outstanding customer value in the unending pursuit to achieve the highest standard of Lean global supply chain practices. Previous winners of this award include individuals from organizations such as Amazon, Performance Team and Choc Children’s Research Institute who have used Lean practices to improve their organization’s ability to provide customer value.
If you would like to recognize a member of your organization for their efforts in this area, please complete the short nomination application found here by August 5, 2016. Winners will be selected and presented with their award on September 15, 2016 at the USC Global Supply Chain Summit.
The 4th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit
Held on the USC campus, the summit provides opportunities for industry leaders from Fortune 500 companies to participate and collaborate on engaging topics around rapidly changing environments in supply chain. It is a great platform for participants to develop relationships with each other as well.
There will be 10 breakout panel sessions, centered around: Retail & Consumer Packaged Goods, Supply Chain Risk, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Latin America & Asia Outlook, Technology & Supply Chain Solutions, S&OP, Logistics, Digital Transformation, and Port Solutions.
This year's summit will be a 2-day event on Sept 15-16 at the USC Campus in Los Angeles, with over 400 industry leaders in supply chain expected to attend.
Please refer to the webpage for this year's summit: http://globalsummit.uscsupplychain.com/
The agenda can be found here: http://globalsummit.uscsupplychain.com/agenda/
The list of last year's key speakers and panel participants can be found here: http://globalsummit.uscsupplychain.com/speakers/
Coming Soon!! E-Magazine
The premier issue will be launched at the end of August! Read below a note from your editor all about the E-Magazine and what you can hope to expect from your Lean Enterprise Division E-Magazine. Just one more resource available as a member.
Add Valuable Published Author Credits to your Resume
Add Valuable Published Author Credits to your Resume Have a great article idea? Know of an interesting case study? Want to add valuable published author credits to your resume? Our sister publication Six Sigma Forum Magazine (SSFM) with a circulation of 10k+ is looking for articles and case studies on six sigma related topics. To submit an article, case study or abstract or for more information contact Jim Bossert, SSFM Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org
For guidelines on how to become published in our own Lean Enterprise Newsletters email@example.com
Lean Education & Application at Mayo Clinic by Luke Ramlow and Sean Clark
ASQ Healthcare Division has a new, asynchronous webinar ready for viewing at the following Link
Anyone in LED that wants to register is welcomed by the Healthcare Division. A registrant only needs to be a member of ASQ. (Read More)
Free Recorded YouTube Webinars are available to our Division Members and guests under the ASQ News section above (LED YouTube) or under our Webinars tab at the top.
Grow Your Influence
ASQ is looking for thought leaders to help grow the influence of quality as a session presenter at the 2017 World Conference on Quality and Improvement. Share successes, tested solutions, and proven results that demonstrate how quality tools, techniques, and methodologies aid in influencing careers and organizations as well as day-to-day living.
Whether it is called quality, continuous improvement, or organizational excellence, presentations should integrate the conference theme with one or more of the focus areas.
Call for Proposals| Deadline: August 5, 2016
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