Ken Segel

Principles – The GPS of Pursuing Excellence

“Lean,” derived from the customer-focused, waste-busting Toyota Production System, is the performance improvement methodology Value Capture utilizes in working with clients. Without an explicit principles base, however, research and experience teach that improvements gained only from lean tools are neither sustainable nor systemic. So what do we mean by “principles-based?” What does that look like, […]
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“Your Aim Must Be to Be the Best in the World at Everything You Do”*

Indiana University has renamed its School of Public and Environmental Affairs as the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, in recognition of O'Neill's distinguished career in public and private sectors and gifts to the University. O’Neill attended the School as part of the federal government’s Education for Public Management program, graduating in […]
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D. Geoffrey Webster

A Study in Principles That Drive Habitual Excellence

Geoff Webster published A Study in Principles That Drive Habitual Excellence, for the Shingo Institute, in which Geoff lends personal insights to the recent Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership study of the leadership values of Paul O'Neill.  Geoff provides examples that demonstrate O'Neill's principles in action.  For example, Geoff writes of the principle, “Respect Every […]
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Value Capture Welcomes John Collodora to the Firm

Value Capture is pleased to announce that John Collodora has joined the firm, serving as a Client Advisor. “I am excited and honored to join the incredible professionals of Value Capture,” John said. “Value Capture’s mission – to partner with healthcare leaders to help transform their organizations into models of performance excellence by systemically and […]
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Paul H. O'Neill

A Lifetime of Principles, Learning and Leadership – 2019 Case Study of Paul O’Neill

The Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership, of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, published a 2019 case study examining the role fundamental leadership principles and practices have played in the career of Paul O'Neill.  O'Neill has been steadfast in his values-based approach, whether in government, the private sector, or not-for-profit […]
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Paul O’Neill Awarded Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation has awarded Paul O’Neill Sr. with the Medal for Distinguished Public Service for 2019. The Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service recognizes outstanding public contributions by individuals who reflect the qualities demonstrated by President Ford during his public service career: Strength of character, Integrity, Trustworthiness, Fidelity to […]
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Value Capture is a CLEAR Sponsor

June 1, 2019 – Value Capture is very pleased to announce that it has become a sponsor of the Center for Lean Engagement & Research in Healthcare (CLEAR), opened in October 2016 by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Recognizing that much of the existing research on the efficacy of the application of lean […]
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