Lean Six Sigma For Dummies
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 12, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 320 pages
Maximize the quality and efficiency of your organization
If you want to make your organization or team more productive, you have to change the way it thinks. Combining the leading improvement methods of Six Sigma and Lean, this winning technique drives performance to the next level. But the jargon-packed language and theory of Lean Six Sigma can be intimidating for both beginners and experienced users. Whether you want to manage a project more tightly or fine-tune existing systems and processes, Lean Six Sigma For Dummies gives you plain-English guidance to achieve your business goals.
Lean Six Sigma For Dummies outlines the key concepts of this strategy and explains how you can use it to get the very best out of your business. You'll discover lots of tools and techniques for implementing Lean Six Sigma; guidance on policy deployment; information on managing change in your organization; useful methods for choosing which projects to tackle; and much more.
If you're a project manager or other businessperson looking for new and effective ways to improve your process, Lean Six Sigma For Dummies has you covered.
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Determining the Chain of Events
Improving the Processes
Discovering the Opportunity for Prevention
Identifying and Tackling Bottlenecks
Identifying ValueAdded Steps and Waste 155 Chapter 10 Discovering the Opportunity for Prevention 169 Chapter 11 Identifying and Tackling Bottl...
Selecting the Right Projects 229
Deploying Lean Six Sigma 217
Leading the Deployment 219 Chapter 14 Selecting the Right Projects 229 Chapter 15 Understanding the People Issues
The Part of Tens
Ten Best Practices
Ten Best Practices 257 Chapter 17 Ten Pitfalls to Avoid 267 Chapter 18 Ten Places to Go for Help
Analysing Whats Affecting Performance 139
Improving the Processes 153
Presenting Your Data
Assessing Performance 95
Lean Six Sigma Basics 7