Lean Six Sigma, Chapter 3 - Lean Means Speed
The following is a sample chapter from Lean Six Sigma, which explains how to impact your company's performance in each, by combining the strength of today's two most important initiatives--Lean Production and Six Sigma--into one integrated program. The first book to provide a step-by-step roadmap for profiting from the best elements of Lean and Six Sigma, this breakthrough volume will show you how to achieve major cost and lead time reductions this year; compress order-to-delivery cycle times; and battle process variation and waste throughout your organization.
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