Lean Six Sigma For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 12, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 320 pages
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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.

  • Gives you plain-English explanations of complicated jargon
  • Serves as a useful tool for businesspeople looking to make their organization more effective
  • Helps you achieve business goals with ease

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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Contents

Introduction 1
53
Determining the Chain of Events
73
Improving the Processes
156
Discovering the Opportunity for Prevention
169
Identifying and Tackling Bottlenecks
185
Identifying ValueAdded Steps and Waste 155 Chapter 10 Discovering the Opportunity for Prevention 169 Chapter 11 Identifying and Tackling Bottl...
195
Selecting the Right Projects 229
105
Deploying Lean Six Sigma 217
106
Leading the Deployment 219 Chapter 14 Selecting the Right Projects 229 Chapter 15 Understanding the People Issues
241
The Part of Tens
255
Ten Best Practices
257
Ten Best Practices 257 Chapter 17 Ten Pitfalls to Avoid 267 Chapter 18 Ten Places to Go for Help
275
Index
283
Analysing Whats Affecting Performance 139
85
Introduction
3
Improving the Processes 153
6

Presenting Your Data
117
Assessing Performance 95
118
Lean Six Sigma Basics 7
9
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About the author (2012)

John Morgan and Martin Brenig-Jones are Directors of Catalyst Consulting, Europe's leading provider of Lean Six Sigma solutions. John's primary responsibilities are in the areas of product design and development, and he has extensive training and coaching experience. Martin is an expert in quality and change management and has trained over 1,000 people in Lean Six Sigma techniques.

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