Posts by George Lehman

Speaking Japanese in the workplace

Some time ago when I was working on my doctorate at Case Western Reserve University, my classmates and I took a study trip to Tokyo. The visits with industry leaders and some government officials were fascinating.  I developed an understanding of Japanese business practices that included more than one understanding of the Japanese economy. We Read More…

Respecting the responsibility of providing valuable work

In August 2015, during the first week of orientation in the Collaborative MBA, I found myself distracted by the metrics of our company’s performance, which were being fed to me through email from our largest customer. The metrics were not good.  Throughout that entire week, we, as a poorly-performing vendor, were on the verge of Read More…

Shining bright at AMBS

I am pleased that we can begin an ongoing series of blog posts by graduates and students in the Collaborative MBA program. Missy Schrock’s post describes a positive outcome to one of her final projects in the program. This is a good place to start.  — George by Missy Kauffman Schrock The highlight of 2017 Read More…

Why I am partial to cohort-based education

We all know that our world is connected. As I write this note I am aware that: My local grocery store is not selling bags of oranges and that an individual orange costs half as much as a whole bag cost a few months ago. Hmm, something happened to disrupt the supply of oranges to Read More…