Category: Problem Prevention

Where does it end for Toyota?

Where does it end for Toyota? How long will it take to correct the problem (and I don’t mean accelerators and brakes)? Something has changed in their culture and it needs correcting. What else may go wrong while they are working on it?

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John Schneyer, Boca Consultants

Oprah’s No Phone Zone

If you are an Oprah follower, check out her No Phone Zone and sign her pledge to keep your car phone free. The life you save may be your own.

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John Schneyer, Boca Consultants.

Study: distracted driving laws don’t stop crashes

Associated Press article in the MIT Technology Review.

I have been saying all along, with laws or without, education is the key to changing behavior.  Just like seat-belt laws, time and education will be the keys to getting the public to change driving behaviors.

Can your company afford to wait to protect itself from employees and contractors using cell phones while driving? It’s your company, what will you do?

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John Schneyer, Boca Consultants

Toyota’s Slow Awakening to a Deadly Problem

NY Times article on the growing problem with Toyota’s accelerators.

Read the article and ask your self, “Could something like this happen in my company?”

What are the things you do that could come back and bite you? What small problems are growing? What fixes have you put in place to deal with a problem but don’t really solve it?

With experience in training and consulting in problem solving and prevention, we focus on reducing the risks in your business to help you stay in business.

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John Schneyer, Boca Consultants

An Electric Boost for Bicyclists

NY Times article An Electric Boost for Bicyclists

Here is an example of a new technology (electric bicycles) that are addressing problems and posing new ones. Laws, public attitude, and safety concerns are some of the issues that come to mind.

Do we adapt or cling to our old ways of thinking? When automobiles came our over 100 years ago, similar concerns came up. Somehow, we managed to deal with the changes and now, automobiles have become a necessity rather than a oddity. We built infrastructure, passed laws, and dealt with the needs of the automobile.

How do you feel about electric bicycles? What are the upsides, and what risks do we need to consider?

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John Schneyer, Boca Consultants