The Carlisle Institute seeks to play an important role in providing a window to a complex, global environment in which access to knowledge is increasingly necessary to make informed decisions about our lives. The objective of our research, our events and our role in Canadian society is to democratize knowledge . . .
Over breakfast, the Carlisle Institute hosts key presentations by guest speakers from around the world who are shaping our future. This reflects and extends the Carlisle Institute's public mission to increase the understanding of the growing challenges of globalization and its building impact on societies. . .
This study will focus on the productivity gains that can be made by utilizing Lean Six Sigma, a major initiative for driving new levels of business performance improvement. The study will review how, by utilizing customer-centered, industry-recognized methodologies, a number of Fortune 500 companies have made a major commitment to using Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology, both to drive improvements their businesses and to deliver measurable results for customers . . .
On May 15-17, 2012, the Carlisle Institute will host the Atlantic e-Health Roundtable, a three-day executive conference featuring business, government and NGO experts from around the world in addition to more than 100 regional stakeholders from across the Atlantic provinces. Matchmaking services will assist regional firms that want to investigate opportunities with national and international players . . .
According to recent statistics, New Brunswick workers' wages are lower than their counterparts' wages in peer states in the U.S. in a number of key industries that are important to New Brunswick's prosperity. In this research project, the Carlisle Institute seeks to measure the effectiveness of New Brunswick's emerging clusters of traded industries . . .
We are in a race to determine who can keep up with the withering pace of transformation taking place in the global economy. A substantial amount of the productivity growth to achieve this transformation will come from process innovation, improvements in management practices and the application of technology throughout the value chain . . .