Lean Six Sigma For Dummies

Lean Six Sigma For Dummies

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by John Morgan, Martin Brenig-Jones
     
 

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The bestselling guide to taking your organisation to the next level with Lean Six Sigma – now better than ever!

What do the GE, BAA, Lloyds, TSB, O2, Siemens Medical, Dyson, Volvo and Rolls Royce have in common? Like many of today's most successful companies they've gained an unbeatable competitive edge using Lean Six Sigma. This expanded edition of the

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The bestselling guide to taking your organisation to the next level with Lean Six Sigma – now better than ever!

What do the GE, BAA, Lloyds, TSB, O2, Siemens Medical, Dyson, Volvo and Rolls Royce have in common? Like many of today's most successful companies they've gained an unbeatable competitive edge using Lean Six Sigma. This expanded edition of the bestselling guide explains, in plain English, the key concepts of this remarkable performance and quality improvement method, and includes lots of powerful tools for making it happen.

  • Know your customers – zero in on your customers and their varying needs and use that information to form the basis of your process measurements and improvements
  • X-ray your processes – find out how to draw a map that will give you a clear picture of the processes you use to meet your customers' needs
  • Gather key data – learn a five-step approach to collecting important data about your processes, along with techniques for interpreting it and presenting it in actionable form
  • Unclog your pipes – identify and tackle bottlenecks in your processes and improve process flows so that things get done better, faster and with less effort
  • Measure twice, cut once – learn one of the most basic and powerful Lean Six Sigma process improvement methods: DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, and Control)
  • Transform your organisation – learn, step-by-step, how to implement Lean Six Sigma throughout your organisation – with tips on changing how your people think and behave

Open the book and find:

  • What Lean and Six Sigma are all about
  • How Lean Six Sigma candramatically boost your company's success
  • DMAIC and other basic strategies and techniques
  • Tools for implementing Lean Six Sigma
  • Lean Six Sigma policy deployment
  • Managing change in your organisation
  • Choosing which projects to tackle with Lean Six Sigma
  • Changing your organisational culture

Learn to:

  • Enhance business efficiency and reduce waste
  • Successfully deploy Lean Six Sigma projects in your organisation
  • Manage projects more tightly and fine-tune existing systems
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma thinking to your day-to-day activities

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119953708
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

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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