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Author Wheat, Barbara.

Title Leaning into Six Sigma : a parable of the journey to Six Sigma and a lean enterprise / by Barbara Wheat, Chuck Mills and Mike Carnell.

Published New York ; London : McGraw-Hill, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  658.4 WHEA {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 84 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. SG, Inc. 1 -- 2. First Impressions of the Plant 4 -- 3. Workplace Organization and the Five S's 13 -- 4. Results of Five S Implementation 21 -- 5. Six Sigma Strategy for Sid 24 -- 6. Defining Six Sigma 30 -- 7. Implementing Six Sigma 33 -- 8. Crow's Nest 37 -- 9. A New Commitment 46 -- 10. Lean: Listening to the Process 50 -- 11. Full Circle: Lean to Six Sigma to Lean to Six Sigma 58 -- 12. Getting Organized to Get Me Out 74.
Summary This is the book you will want everyone in your company to read before you start your Lean Six Sigma deployment. Written by professionals who have successfully rolled out Lean Six Sigma in numerous organizations, Leaning Into Six Sigma uses a fast-paced business story to explain how to combine today's two leading improvement methodologies -- Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma -- for dramatically improved quality and cycle times. The book tells the tale of a company in crisis that had to improve to stay in business -- and how management and employees decided to implement a Lean Six Sigma initiative, overcoming challenges along the way. The story is designed to introduce everyone in an organization to problem-solving strategies that get rid of excess inventory, speed up processes, and improve quality at all levels. Using simple language, the authors explain the basic quality concepts of Lean Six Sigma Help your organization understand the need for change and begin to implement it by Leaning Into Six Sigma
Other author Mills, Chuck.
Carnell, Mike.
Subject Total quality management.
Total quality management -- Fiction.
Organizational change.
ISBN 0071414320 paperback £8.99