Achieving Excellence Through Innovation – LEAN Sigma

How are LEAN and Six Sigma related. What are the benefits?

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A Final Note

There is no easy route to success, but by using tried and tested principles and processes and introducing them in a structured and manageable way, sustainable change is possible provided that new behaviors and learning are well embedded into ‘business as usual’. The bottom line is enabling the organization to make it easier to do the new right things, rather than to fall back into old ways of working.

Einstein was accredited to have said; “Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler”, and this was also an important underlying principle in the program. Being able to recognize and develop the new ways of working with the client at the right level of detail, and then build the continuous improvement process that embraced DMAIC Governance, the training program and coaching processes fit for the organization culture was a crucial factor in its success.


Greg Smith – Scout Story

Think of that person in your life that transformed you.
Where would you be if they never existed.
Just think of that other person in your life that needs your transforming touch. That you can make a difference with, at work, at home, that child that you haven’t talked to in a long time.

The Secret Formula for Managing Change

You can have the best process in the world but if the humans who need to follow that process don’t do so, you’ve wasted your time, says columnist Jeff Cole. For those readers that may just be starting out on their Lean Six Sigma journeys, here are a few tips when it comes to managing the human side of your Six Sigma project.

The Secret Formula

For years now there has been a simple formula floating around the process improvement world that helps illustrate why you should get interested in change management.

The formula?

Q x A = E  or more formally Quality x Acceptance = Excellence.

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A3 & Kaizen: Here’s how

Special thanks to Claudio Perrone. He has managed to present his IMPROVEMENT journey in a easy to understand slideshow.
Here you can find some more.