Karen Martin
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Karen Martin

Karen Martin, president of the global consulting firm TKMG, Inc. (formerly The Karen Martin Group), is a leading authority on business performance improvement, operational excellence, and Lean management. Known for its keen diagnostic skills and rapid-results approach, TKMG has worked with clients such as AT&T, Chevron, Epson, GlaxoSmithKline, International Monetary Fund, Lenovo, Mayo Clinic, Prudential Insurance, Qualcomm, and the United States Department of Homeland Security to develop more efficient work systems, grow market share, solve business problems, and accelerate performance.

Karen is a Forbes contributor and the two-time Shingo Award winning author of The Outstanding Organization and Value Stream Mapping (coauthored with Mike Osterling), and co-author of The Kaizen Event Planner and Metrics-Based Process Mapping. Her latest book, Clarity First, was nominated for 800-CEO-READ's 2018 Business Book of the Year.

For more information, visit www.tkmg.com. To subscribe to her blog and/or newsletter, visit www.tkmg.com/subscribe.

You can also find her at:
Twitter - twitter.com/karenmartinopex
LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/karenmartinopex
Facebook - facebook.com/karenmartingroup

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    • Clarity First

    • How Smart Leaders and Organizations Achieve Outstanding Performance
    • By: Karen Martin
    • Narrated by: Karen Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Through her global consulting projects, keynote speeches, and work with thousands of leaders, Karen has seen first-hand how a pervasive lack of clarity strangles business performance....

    • How Smart Leaders and Organizations Achieve Outstanding Performance
    • By: Karen Martin
    • Narrated by: Karen Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 03-09-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Value Stream Mapping

    • How to Visualize Work and Align Leadership for Organizational Transformation
    • By: Karen Martin, Mike Osterling
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
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    Value Stream Mapping is a practical, how-to guide that helps decision-makers improve value stream efficiency in virtually any setting, including construction, energy, financial service, government, healthcare, R&D, retail, and technology....

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    • The Outstanding Organization

    • Generate Business Results by Eliminating Chaos and Building the Foundation for Everyday Excellence
    • By: Karen Martin
    • Narrated by: Karen Martin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After two decades in the trenches of helping companies design and build better, more efficient operations, Karen Martin has pinpointed why performance improvement programs usually fail....

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