Lean Six Sigma For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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Lean Six Sigma For Dummies

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781119992264
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/18/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 522,203
  • File size: 7 MB

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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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Lean Six Sigma Basics.

Chapter 1: Defining Lean Six Sigma.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Principles of Lean Six Sigma.

Part II:Working with Lean Six Sigma.

Chapter 3: Identifying Your Customers.

Chapter 4: Understanding Your Customers' Needs.

Chapter 5: Determining the Chain of Events.

Part III: Assessing Performance.

Chapter 6: Gathering Information.

Chapter 7: Presenting Your Data.

Chapter 8: Analysing What’s Affecting Performance.

Part IV: Improving the Processes.

Chapter 9: Identifying Value-Added Steps and Waste.

Chapter 10: Discovering the Opportunity for Prevention.

Chapter 11: Identifying and Tackling Bottlenecks.

Chapter 12: Understanding the People Issues.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 13: Ten Best Practices.

Chapter 14: Ten Pitfalls to Avoid.

Chapter 15: Ten Places to Go for Help.

Index.

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