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Category Archives: Lean Six Sigma

Business Wisdom Within : Build Your Custom Continuous Process Improvement Program

First, let’s look at the structural elements needed to construct a program. We will need the following.
– A standard problem-solving approach
– Skills and tools for problem definition and scope
– Organizational tools
-Analytical tools
– Skills and tools for developing solutions
– Planning and risk assessment skills and tools

Build Your Custom Continuous Process Improvement Program

Executive Summary : Process improvement or continuous improvement programs are popular and powerful business tools and we have a variety t…

Is Six Sigma Killing Your Company’s Future ?

Today, as a result of Six Sigma or similar approaches, many organizations are operating at very high levels of efficiency. But as leaders now shift their focus to the acceleration of growth, they are discovering that the very culture of little to no variance that allowed them to achieve their efficiency goals is suffocating their growth potential. Variance – dare I even say error – is essential for innovation and growth.

Is Six Sigma Killing Your Company’s Future ?

Six Sigma and other efficiency seeking approaches can dramatically reduce variance and inefficiency in an organization. But if you’re not careful, innovation and growth may be swept away in the process.   Credit for coining the term “Six Sigma”, the ubiquitous quality improvement model, goes to an engineer named Bill Smith who […]

10 Tips to Enable Lean Six Sigma Deployment in your Organization by Manoj Patel

1. KEEP THE CHANNELS OF COMMUNICATION OPEN
2. GIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR EVERYONE FOR INPUT AND FEEDBACK
3. CREATE AND CULTIVATE THE RIGHT WORKING CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT WHERE HONESTY IS ALWAYS THE BEST POLICY !
4. TAKE NOTICE, REWARD, ENCOURAGE AND CELEBRATE !
5. Implement a system and metrics and monitor process BUT ALSO PROGRESS ! !
6. STICK TO THE BASICS and KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID !
7. STAY POSITIVE AND KEEP AT IT !
8. ACHIEVE and TAP INTO YOUR RESOURCES
9. DISCIPLINED PRACTICE
10. A CONTINUING JOURNEY (not only a destination)

10 Tips to Enable Lean Six Sigma Deployment in your Organization

In the 1980s, Motorola made waves in the business world with the development of its process improvement strategy Six Sigma. Today, Lean Six Sigma is a widely-upheld methodology and tool used to reduce variation in a business process by using a statistical process control to measure variance and standard deviation.