A Quick Look at the Lean Six Sigma Process

December 28, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Quality control can only be as good as the methods employed to support the mission. Every industry has its own set of challenges and only with an understanding of what needs to change can more appropriate tactics be applied. Identifying those who have the Lean Six Sigma experience to fine-tune (read on...)



Knowing About Lean Waste Can Save Time and Money

December 23, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Many business processes exist in different kinds of companies from the retrieval of raw materials to shipping the completed goods to the waiting customer. Saving time makes everyone happy by eliminating the need to employ workers to fill tasks that need not be done. By finding workarounds for the (read on...)

Understanding the True Value of the Lean Six Sigma Process

December 9, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The true value of the Lean Six Sigma method of thinking and operating, for most businesses, lies in the maximization of the work force and in minimization of waste. If many companies were to run a complete audit of their operations, they would likely find that much of what is done on a daily (read on...)

Examining Lean Manufacturing in Modern Industry

December 6, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

While the philosophy behind ‘Lean’ principles extends back farther, the term only dates back about fifteen years. By putting a name to these ideas, they are easier to define. Also known as lean production or just plain ‘Lean, ‘ it is a management philosophy based on (read on...)

Understanding the Six Sigma Methods

December 3, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The Six Sigma Methodology is deeply rooted in statistical theory. Professionals tried and certified in this business management theory will collect and analyze data from the company in need of improvement. This data will show the professionals (and subsequently, the business owners) a picture of (read on...)

Use Lean Every Day

December 1, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

While many engage projects and Lean tools to achieve short term objectives, the key to long term organizational success is engaging everyone in Operational Excellence practices every day. First of all, what is Lean? It is a systematic focus on comprehensive, continuous improvement processes that (read on...)

Is Job Security an Obstacle to Process Improvement?

October 22, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Various companies try to implement Lean, TQM, and other process improvement techniques to reduce their costs. These methods have proven very beneficial to companies that have done it right. In many cases however, these efforts have failed. The reason being that the analysis, finding (read on...)

Lean Training in Six Sigma for the Businessperson

October 12, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

When the output of a company’s products or services is less than standard quality, it is time to do something about it. This is because the customer’s approval of the quality of your product or service is critical to your entire business’ success, as well as your company’s (read on...)

The Five Principles of Lean Six Sigma

October 8, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

When a company needs a Lean Six Sigma Professional, they may be having a problem with low job satisfaction among employees, creating a low morale and poor work production as a result. They may need to streamline their company processes, reducing and eliminating much of what they were doing wrong. (read on...)

Lean Waste Elimination In Organizations

September 16, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

There are several different kinds of Lean waste that an organization can get rid of. The most common one is overproduction, where an organization will make something that they do not even require or will make them in very large numbers. This is something that is very costly and can reduce the (read on...)

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