Standardization vs. Customization
with Kris Reynolds, Arrowhead Consulting
Wednesday November 8, 2017
Attend at our Broken Arrow or Odessa Offices - or via webex
In a highly competitive world, a movement towards standardized work has benefits for manufacturing and end users alike. It provides a basis for continuous improvement, offers predictability and structure...but does it also lead to micromanaging and a stifling of creativity? Is there an alternative solution? Join us as we discuss areas where standardization is most effective.
Kris has earned two Bachelors degrees (Economics and Business Administration) from Centenary College of Louisiana and a Master’s degree in Marketing from Oklahoma City University. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as a Six Sigma Black Belt. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Tulsa teaching project management to Energy Management students in both the Undergraduate and Graduate programs. He is a former President of PMI Tulsa and is a currently the coach of the undefeated Galaxy Boys and Galaxy Girls soccer teams.
Arrowhead Consulting is a management consulting firm and leading advisor on project management and business strategy. Their mission is to guide companies through the process of strategic change, serving in the role as a trusted advisor, providing objective and results-oriented analysis, solutions and implementations.
The Oil Market: Now, Tomorrow, & Beyond
with Bob Tippee, Editor of The Oil & Gas Journal
Wednesday December 13, 2017
email Katy.Richards@swagelok.com to RSVP
Since joining the Journal in 1977, Tippee has written on all aspects of the international petroleum industry, with special interest in economics, energy policy, geophysics, and the Middle East. His work for the magazine has won awards from American Business Media, New York Society of Business Press Editors, Association of Petroleum Writers, International Association for Energy Economics, International Association of Energy Advocates, and Houston Society for Technical Communications. He also has won the Cicero Speechwriting Award and is the 2010 recipient of American Business Media’s Crain Award. Tippee became the Journal’s chief editor in January 1999. He also was Editor-in-Chief of the 1997 through 2001 editions of the Journal’s annual affiliate, International Petroleum Encyclopedia. Tippee is the director of three PennWell Petroleum Group conferences and has written or cowritten several books on the oil and gas industry. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, he holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Tulsa and served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for four years. The Oil & Gas Journal, is a weekly trade magazine with an online presence at www.ogj.com