Strategos Inc.- For more than 20 years, Quarterman Lee and the Strategos
team have helped clients understand and improve business and manufacturing
operations. Based in Kansas City,
we travel the world for training and consulting. Strategos
global affiliates each bring a unique international, experiential and topical
Performance - Lourdes Menendez
Lourdes is our expert in
Socio-Technical Systems-the integration of technological processes with human
performance. She is an enthusiastic and dynamic trainer in Five-S, Team
Development, Quality, Leadership and Lean Manufacturing.
The Innovation Center - University of
Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and Development was established in
July, 2002. Prior to that time, the organization was the Center for
Technology and Business Development. The reorganization in 2002 was
more than a title change. The new organization established an emphasis
on entrepreneurial development, academic course development and instruction,
laboratory and product development which emphasized electronic media and an
emphasis on technology based support services to businesses
American Production & Inventory
Control Society... sounds kind of dry, but it is an extremely valuable
organization if you deal with manufacturing, scheduling, purchasing or
service organizations... lots of educational opportunities, networking, and
certifications are available.
American Society for Quality The American
Society for Quality (ASQ), is the world’s
leading authority on quality . The association creates better workplaces and
communities worldwide by advancing learning, quality improvement, and
knowledge exchange to improve business results.
American Society of Training and Development...
the world's premier professional association in the field of workplace
learning and performance, providing leadership to individuals, organizations,
and society to achieve work-related competence, performance, and fulfillment.
Independent Computer Consultants Association...
geek city... but a complete & valuable collection of "computer"
talent... you name it... we've got it...
Society of Manufacturing Engineers ... an
engineer is not really an engineer until (s)he has had experience on the
production floor... these folks are design engineers who have grown up and
have "gotten over it"... if you need to make your processes flow
better... here is where to find your answer
National Speakers Association... Nowhere
will you find a more diverse collection of inspirational and educational
talent. Here is where the worlds finest speakers join together to help
one another develop their business of speaking. If you are looking for
someone to deliver a keynote presentation or a multi-day seminar... look here
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce legislative
contacts to business resources, this metro wide organization is very dynamic
and active... check em out...
Better Business Bureau of Kansas City ... good
references and resources here plus arbitration services and an additional
lever when dealing with the occasional problem with another member...