Submitted 2 years 2 months ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Excerpts from A fiscal proposal for Gov. Walker
The concept of Lean Thinking was developed by Toyota. Yes, the automobile company. Based on two deeply ingrained principles, "Respect for People" and "Continuous Improvement," Toyota developed a culture of outstanding management that overtook every other auto company in the United States.
If the state of Alaska can successfully implement a Lean Initiative, the results could spread to our school districts,
Submitted 2 years 11 months ago by dixie.hutchinson.
The Alaska Attorney General and the Governor’s decision to appeal the Katie John case was divisive. If the State’s appeal were successful, the contracts between the Government and Natives to settle indigenous land claims would have been breached and would have thrown all the agreements of ANILCA and Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) into turmoil. “This is an important decision,” said Ed Thomas, President of Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. Thomas, who...read more