Stanley Cherkasky

Stanley Cherkasky

Stanley Cherkasky is the Managing Partner of Change Management Consulting, Inc. (CMC). Founder of the firm, Stan is the principal architect of the Performance Improvement Breakthrough™ methodology, and the Six Sigma Lean Advantage™—innovative and proven strategies that accelerate ROI and net income improvement, build customer loyalty, and create world-class recognition. Stan has more than three decades of business and consulting experience, in both the private and public sectors, in the United States and abroad. Stan specializes in building high-performance teams, and working closely with senior leaders to achieve breakthrough financial, organizational, and operating improvement. He has been quoted in many business publications, including Fortune, Business Week and the Wall Street Journal.

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Ten Strategies to Position your Organization for Economic Recovery

It’s just as important to plan for an economic upturn as it is to develop contingency plans for a looming recession. And from some of the leading economic indicators, now is the time to begin planning for a return to recovery. Here are ten strategies to prepare your organization to be well-positioned for the economic recovery.

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Choosing your ISO Consultant

Selecting your Quality Business Partner

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Train in Tough Times

In any economic downturn, it can be easy to postpone training programs—or even cut training altogether. Visionary leaders, however, realize that training should not be an expendable line budget item.

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The Baldrige National Quality Program Criteria have been Improved

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence, that a U.S. organization can receive. It is a proven model for “business excellence,” and a blueprint for thriving in turbulent times. Although the year-to-year changes have been evolutionary, the cumulative changes to the Criteria have been far reaching.

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Improving Business Results through Process Management

Becoming a process-centric, performance-driven organization

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The Launch of AS9100 Rev C will Make Firms More Competitive

The International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) released a revision to AS9100, the quality management system (QMS) for the aviation, space and defense industries. But, unlike the recent release of ISO 9001:2008 (which was more of an amended version), Revision C will have considerably more impact.

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ISO 9001:2008—Hidden Business Opportunities

This fourth ISO version is more an amended version of the previous release, rather than a complete revision. But don’t be too quick to dismiss its relevance. There is potential danger and hidden opportunities. This is the ideal time to be proactive, and to re-energize your quality (business) management system.

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Is your Consulting Firm your ISO Business Partner?

There are significant benefits of ISO registration, and marketing it is the key to accelerating short- and long-term growth of sales. Your marketing effort can be streamlined and inexpensive - just by following a few tried and proven guidelines. First, this article focuses on the benefits of registration; second it explores a number of creative actions you can take to promote your ISO registration.

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