Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tribal Knowledge Paradigm – Beginning

The Tribal Knowledge Paradigm started with Mabel and so she is an important person in the evolution of the War on Waste.  This story began twenty-five years ago, as I stood in front of a group of employees who had … Continue reading

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Tribal Knowledge and Yes/No Charts

Perhaps one of the most powerful tools of the Tribal Knowledge Paradigm is the “Yes/No Chart.”  I say that it is powerful because I am ecstatic by the results of this very simple tool. What is a “Yes/No” chart?  Very … Continue reading

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Tribal Knowledge and the 5/67 Rule

The 5/67 Rule is a subset of the 20/80 Rule or 80/20 Rule.  We discovered it during our War on Waste.  We were always in a hurry to get projects completed and we didn’t have time to look at 20% … Continue reading

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Tribal Knowledge Paradox – Example

I am a management consultant and I have been working with over 150 companies for over 25 years helping to improve their Tribal Knowledge.  In that time, I have seen over 10,000 ideas implemented and each one has been a … Continue reading

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Tribal Knowledge Paradox

I wrote a book two years ago entitled “The Tribal Knowledge Paradox.” It had a sub-title: Using the War on Waste to Align Strategy with Process.  It is carried by Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/Knowledge-Paradox-Strategy-Process-ebook/dp).  Why did I call it “The Tribal Knowledge … Continue reading

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