Covey, Dixon and Others to Keynote 2016 International Shingo Conference

Feb 09, 2016, 08:30 ET from Shingo Institute

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2016 International Shingo Conference is set for April 25-29 in Washington, DC. The main subjects of the summit are the ways in which leaders and managers can improve their organizations.

The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, will hold its 28th International Shingo Conference on April 25-29 in Washington, DC at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel and Convention Center.

Keynote speakers include leaders who are experts at transforming organizational culture and improving results through understanding of operational excellence principles embedded in the Shingo Model™. A few speakers include:

  • Stephen M. R. Covey, Cofounder, The FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice
  • Matthew Dixon, Group Leader at CEB
  • Dr. Sunnie Giles, Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant
  • Daniel Bowes, GM, Collections and Customer Solutions at Commonwealth Bank
  • Dr. Patricia Gabow, former CEO of Denver Health

There will be networking opportunities for manufacturers, healthcare providers, finance and insurance industry leaders, to name a few. Leaders and managers looking for sustainable results should attend.

Topics discussed will include:

  • How to transform processes with ideas from associates
  • The role of lean in achieving operational excellence
  • How to align your lean initiative to maximize full business potential
  • Using trust to build excellence
  • Molding your organization toward the Shingo Model™

Also in attendance at the conference will be representatives from Shingo licensed affiliates who offer workshops on how to use the Shingo Model to shape an organization's culture to foster continuous improvement and constancy of purpose.

For further details about the Shingo International Conference, visit the Shingo Institute website: 

About the Shingo Institute
Housed at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, the Shingo Institute is named after Japanese industrial engineer, and Toyota advisor, Shigeo Shingo. Shingo distinguished himself as one of the world's thought leaders in concepts, management systems and improvement techniques that have become known as the Toyota Production System.

Drawing from Shingo's teachings and years of experience working with organizations worldwide over the past 28 year, the Shingo Institute developed the Shingo Model™ which is the basis for several workshops, study tours and conferences. The Shingo Institute is home of the Shingo Prize, an award that recognizes organizations that demonstrate an exceptional culture that continually strives for improvement and progress.

CONTACT: Dominic Bria
Phone: 435-797-0771


SOURCE Shingo Institute