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(The Shingo Institute: Copenhagen) -- The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, has set Nov. 30, 2016 through Dec. 2, 2016, as the dates for the European Shingo Conference. The purpose of this conference is for attendees to hear leaders in manufacturing, healthcare, services, and other industries speak about their experiences with the principles, behaviors, and systems that enable organizations to achieve excellence.

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(Shingo Institute: Logan, Utah) -- The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, has awarded Ben Hartman with the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award for his book, The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits With Less Work (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015). Hartman and his wife, Rachel Hershberger, own and operate Clay Bottom Farm in Goshen, Indiana, where they make their living growing and selling specialty crops on less than an acre.

“Receipt of the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award signifies an author’s significant contribution to advancing the body of knowledge regarding enterprise excellence,” says Ken Snyder, executive director of the Shingo Institute.

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(Shingo Institute: Logan, UT) -- The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, will hold its 28th International Shingo Conference on April 25–29, 2016, in Washington, DC at the Renaissance Washington Downtown Hotel and Convention Center.

Past Shingo International Conferences have drawn more than 800 attendees and featured industry leaders as speakers. The main subjects of the summit are the ways in which leaders and managers can improve their organizations.

Historically, attendees have been mostly local business leaders and managers from manufacturing companies, as well as an increasing number of executives from health care, finance, and other industries. All speakers at the conference will be experienced corporate officers and consultants who improved companies dramatically using principles of the Shingo Model.