Making Latin small business in the US more efficient

The Argentinian woman that looks forward to making Latin small business more efficient in the United States Luciana Paulise is a quality engineer and this year she opened in Texas a subsidiary of her consultancy firm to help companies, especially Latin small business, to be more efficient. Interview By Xavi Ledesma for Apertura magazine. Click Read more about Making Latin small business in the US more efficient[…]

SOS small business

Small Business Week 1st-7th May

During Small Business Week 2016, make a commitment to buy from small business. Small business (SMEs) are key to American economy. They have generated over 65% of the net new jobs since 1995. There are almost 28 million small businesses in the US. Over 50% of the working population (120 million individuals) works in a Read more about Small Business Week 1st-7th May[…]

Luciana Paulise and Steve Schulze Nekter SME

Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

SMED your SME journey applying Deming principles How to build successful business right the first time This a post that was published in the blog.deming.org by Luciana Paulise as a guest contributor. For more than 10 years now I have been helping people to develop their own Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME). As a graduate with a Read more about Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises[…]

SIX SIGMA IN SMALL BUSINESS

How To Deploy Six Sigma In Small Business

Startup, Small, and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) must continuously improve or die. A quality program like Six Sigma becomes critical to ensure sustainability through time. But not all entrepreneurs are aware of the applicability of quality management techniques to small businesses. Most of them think it’s only for large companies. About 84% of all U.S. companies Read more about How To Deploy Six Sigma In Small Business[…]

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Lean up your SME: Learn about the 8 deadly wastes that impact your profit

Today’s fragile economic scenario demands two things – high performance, high profits and low expenditure. This means only one thing for companies across the world – minimum wastage. And what better way to cut wastes drastically than by implementing Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Lean methodologies look forward to reducing eight wastes or non-value-added activities in Read more about Lean up your SME: Learn about the 8 deadly wastes that impact your profit[…]

Agile leadership: the future of quality in small business

Reading Laurel Nelson-Rowe post on the future of quality I could learn about the 2015 Future of quality report, and got really interested on the first article “The future of leadership: From Efficiency to Adaptability”, which is a topic I learn about every day in my job as small business consultant. In the past, Ford Read more about Agile leadership: the future of quality in small business[…]