About Karen Martin | Karen Martin, president of the global consulting firm The Karen Martin Group, Inc., is a leading authority on Lean management and business performance improvement Her clients have included Fortune 500 companies in nearly every industry and government agencies at local, state, and federal levels. Her latest book, Clarity First: How Smart Leaders and Organizations Achieve Outstanding Performance, has just been released by McGraw-Hill.


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Cure the (Self-Inflicted) Chaos First
Aug. 8, 2012 - By: Karen Martin
“More than 80 percent of improvement efforts fail to make a discernible difference in overall business performance, regardless of the improvement methodology in use. The reason isn’t a flaw in the methodologies, but a flaw inside of companies.”
For Outstanding Performance, Change How You Solve Problems
March 7, 2018 - By: Karen Martin
“Problems are endemic in business, but addressing them effectively is possible for companies that embrace clarity as a core requirement. Doing so changes the trajectory—for the better—of organizational performance.”
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