Genna Weiss

Genna Weiss is a senior editor for Six Sigma & Process Excellence IQ, an online portal for sharing ideas, best practices and solutions within the business professional community.

Prior to Six Sigma & Process Excellence IQ Weiss worked at the Vanguard Group within its institutional retirement and retail brokerage departments. Her drive to improve business processes went rewarded when in 2007 she was honored with a Vanguard Brokerage Services department award for the best business suggestion.

Weiss earned an A.B. degree in economics from Bryn Mawr College where she graduated magna cum laude

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It's still up for debate whether innovation is something that can be structured, sped up, and essentially "taught." This hasn't stopped Cenovus Energy, a progressive Canadian oil company, from developing an innovation and continuous improvement program that has begun to get employees to ideate more openly and more quickly by utilizing...Full Article »
In this Profit through Process podcast, Genna Weiss of Six Sigma & Process Excellence IQ speaks with Emmanuel Decroix, global Lean Six Sigma leader for BNP Paribas Corporate Investment Banking, to discuss the major themes, most talked about topics, and intriguing highlights of IQPC's 6th Annual Business Process Excellence for Financial...Full Article »
In this Profit through Process podcast recorded live from IQPC's 6th Annual Business Process Excellence in Financial Services Exchange, Genna Weiss of Six Sigma...Full Article »
In a slideshow presentation that ran on Pharma IQ, Dermot O'Rourke, operational excellence manager for Pfizer, shows how to make Lean transformation take place on the shop floor, using his organization as a case study example. He hones in on how a company's operating system, management infrastructure, and engagement for Lean can drive...Full Article »
When DHL Express the Netherlands decided to take a new direction for identifying additional continuous improvement projects, the company embarked on a radical approach: a country-wide exchange program for all of its 17 operational site managers. This initiative entailed that for a period of one month, each site manager would relocate to...Full Article »
Much has been written about the differences in leadership style between women and men. In an article that was first published in Leadership Excellence and repurposed on Human Resources IQ, Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman in particular writes about the 10 behaviors that female leaders commonly adopt that reduce "their authority by denoting vulnerability...Full Article »
Peter Drucker insightfully articulated the beneficial impact that good leadership has on an entire organization. In a podcast that originally was published on Human Resources IQ, Dr. William Cohen, Drucker's trusted friend of 30 years, discusses Drucker's teachings on leadership and how this visionary became to be known as the "...Full Article »
On August 26, 2010, Six Sigma & Process Excellence IQ's sister portal, Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA), had author JP Lambiase write on how the "defense industry can better support the military by implementing lean manufacturing to improve on fit, function, safety and quality." In one example, Lambiase points to the...Full Article »
Quick win projects help to cement the value of deploying Process Excellence. But how can you ensure that these quick win projects will definitely have a significant impact on your business — and be sustainable? In this Profit through Process podcast, Genna Weiss of Six Sigma...Full Article »
As a construction firm that works on unique projects, Heembouw has been able to meet its supply chain challenges through the adoption of Lean principles to its project planning. This has meant making sure that the project team works closely with key clients and suppliers from the project’s inception. Through its Lean project planning...Full Article »
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