Lean & Six Sigma?
for performance improvement
Target Audience: Lean & Six Sigma can be used at
all organizational levels, including senior executives, managers,
project leaders, process improvement teams, and
for any of the “Belts”
(Yellow, Green, Black, and Master Black Belt). Typically organizations
train people in Lean & Six Sigma to develop internal process improvement
capability. A leading best practice is to combine these with
Accelerating Change and Transitions™ to ensure rapid implementation
process improvement throughout the organization.
& Six Sigma
complementary approaches to process improvement. Both methodologies
include principles, practices and tools which can be used to increase
customer value – goods and services with higher quality and fewer
defects – while maximizing human effort and minimizing space, capital
and cycle times.
Derived from the Toyota Production System,
focuses on removing the
non-value added steps in a process, eliminating
waste, and ensuring a smooth process “flow”.
a statistical term representing a high level of quality. As a
methodology, it focuses on eliminating defects and variation in a
process using a set of tools and statistical measures.
much more than a set of tools. Used systemically, they can represent
cultural transformation – a way of “being” in the organization that
focuses on meeting or exceeding customer expectations, seeking process
improvements wherever possible using all available tools, and never
to reinvent the “way we do things.”