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By Caitlin Littlefield | Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013
THE PROBLEM [Internal email to ALL IHI from Alan Olasin, AV Technician/Facility Manager] Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Beetlejuice.Did that work? No? Darn.I was hoping he would show up and make the soap-sud disaster upstairs turn into mini marshmallow monsters as that would be easier to catch and clean up (not to mention ADORABLE).What am I talking about?This Someone put “dish detergent” into the dishwasher. Sadly this creates a LARGE mess that Jameson helped me clean up. Thanks Jameson. The “Dish De ... read full post


Tag(s): joy in work, Human Factors, Awareness, blueshirt
By Amanda Swiatocha | Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012
Why is it that certain pieces of clothing inspire specific behaviors? Growing up, my guidance counselor used to tell us that students who dress well and tie their shoelaces tight will do better on their final exam than their pajama-clad classmates. Recently, I heard that wearing a sports team uniform alongside teammates in the same garb can affect self-perception and confidence. In a recent New York Times article, I read that “if you wear a white coat that you believe belongs to a doctor, your ... read full post


Tag(s): blueshirt, National Forum, Team Development, Improvement Stories, partnerships
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