Surviving CPI

Jim Bowie, President, Roxtar Consulting, Kearneysville, WV, USA

Keywords: Lean, Strategy, Sustain

Industry: All

Level: Intermediate


Its three o’clock in the morning and you can’t sleep...again. The wind tears at your window and anxiety rips at your guts. Earning your place as an effective quality improvement leader can be a real horror show, fraught with perilous decisions, looming danger, and a host of boogeymen waiting in the shadows. That thing that goes bump in the night is killing your organization and stalling your career path – so step into the light and send it back to hell. Using strategic, operational, and tactical best practices from the greatest leaders of the macabre, you will learn how to: 

  • Avoid GROUPTHINK and LEAD the pack; 
  • Discard your mask(s) and DEFINE your leadership STYLE; 
  • Discover your MISSION and GOALS with killer ACCURACY; 
  • KNOW your TEAM members (their dreams and nightmares); and, 
  • Make expectations CLEAR and achieve consistent RESULTS. 
Don’t be a victim – exorcise your fears. Join us…


  • Conference & Workshops
  • Exhibits & Sponsorship
  • Speakers & Co-Speakers
Please select the relevant registrant type, and register early.


  • Even though the deadline to submit a proposal has passed, you may still submit a proposal for consideration for substitutions
  • Notification Date: Authors will be notified by October 31, 2018
  • Please see the Proposal Submission Guidelines here

Conference Chair's Message

Laura Martin-Samala

Continuous Process Improvement is not just something a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioner helps organizations achieve, but is also a fundamental core competency of their personal make up. That is why  innovative companies are looking for people that use the LSS way of thinking at every level. In this age of “Big Data”, “IOT” and “AI”, ... read more