Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner May 19, 2014

Congratulations to Michael Owens of Franklinton, N.C. He has obviously been through lean training.

"Comical Processing" features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work — by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.

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So, how is that LEAN six sigma training going for you these days?

Honorable Mentions

"It was your idea to increase the documentation of the process." Submitted by George M Hudak

"If I hear one more verse of ‘Climb Every Mountain’, I swear I’ll staple your lips shut." Submitted by Joe Davis

"The shift supervisor called, The plant accidently forwarded the event logger to your printer!" Submitted by Keith Wamsley, Nashville

Other Submissions

"process THIS!" Submitted by Jatin Shah

"The IRS called, they wanted information on a paper trail." Submitted by Ralph Sager, Rockville, MD

"We haven't seen the CFO since we announced the $1 million dollar idea reward initiative!" Submitted by Craig Watkinson, Nottingham, UK

"Why don't You use a stepLadder to reach the top and get what you want." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg WVA

"You just said to lay your pay check on your desk. I couldn’t even find your desk. Oh brother, engineers, they’re so untidy." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"I’m telling you, this won’t work. There’s no way this can replace the training you need for climbing Everest." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Psst, the FDA Auditor is outside of your office asking for the project document trail, which I warned you to organize last month." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"He’s still refuses to go paperless! How do you know he’s even in there?" Submitted by John Opiola

"You just asked for receipts – you didn't say to put them in order." Submitted by Julie Hawk, Berea, Ohio

"Did you get my vacation request? " Submitted by Mike Dolan, Peachtree City, GA

"That will teach you to take vacation…Keep Digging the door to your office has to be there!" Submitted by Scott Griffin, Mt. Vernon, Indiana