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During my ten weeks at the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), I worked most directly with the Office of Strategic Environmental Management’s communications specialist. One of the primary projects I spent time on during my time at the Environmental Protection Agency centers around a series of practices called “Lean Practices.” Lean is an initiative that stems from the private sector, whose goal is to improve efficiency of a wide variety of workplace processes through specific strategies that eliminated redundancies and waste.
Research by Faculty Affiliate Professor Chris Terwiesch on the threats and opportunities of MOOCs on MBA programs (titled: “Will Video Kill the Classroom Star?”) is highlighted in this piece on the growing necessity for digital innovation in every business.
Theory to Practice: Using Your Education to Make a Difference in the Public Sector