Lean Six Sigma combines the two most important and popular quality trends of our time: Six Sigma and Lean Production. In this plain-English guide, you'll discover how this remarkable quality improvement method will help you identify and eliminate waste, cut costs and grow revenue, enhance your job skills, and even make work more meaningful.
What is Lean Six Sigma? reveals why companies are implementing this strategy, and walks you through the foundations of Lean Six Sigma, explaining the "four keys" and how they apply to your own job:
Featuring charts, diagrams, and case studies of teams who have used these methods to improve their workplace, What is Lean Six Sigma? tells you what you need to know to make this strategy a success in your organization.
Michael L. George is the founder and CEO of George Group, the largest Lean Six Sigma consulting practice in the United States. He is the author of Lean Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma for Service.
David Rowlands is Vice President of Lean Six Sigma at Xerox Corporation. He's been using Lean and Six Sigma since 1988, and has practical experience working with teams to solve improvement challenges in sales, service, and manufacturing.
Bill Kastle is a Vice President at George Group and has helped guide Lean Six Sigma initiatives at major corporations. For 15 years, he has helped teams at all levels apply these tools to improve performance and respond to customer needs.
Good starter for terminology and flow of this process.
Looking for your starter book then this is it.
Well done and recommend it.
This book is incredible. My staff and I are reading two chapters a week. The staff is getting the concepts which are so vital to running a small business like mine. Read morePublished 7 months ago by R. K. Shaw
Either you're going to do Lean 6 sigma or not. I don't think this book is a necessary read for anyone.Published 7 months ago by Tori Green
Easy to read... Good book to get a general overview of Lean Six Sigma. It does not go in depth but provides examples to make it easy to understand.Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
I needed a quick introduction to Lean Six Sigma as they use it the company I work for so I bought this book.
From the first page I was hooked. Read more
Great book. Quick read. Would have to become really involved to remember all of the terminology. The concept is easily grasped.Published 13 months ago by Deborah Brodt
I purchased dozens of this little book and spread them around the company... All of the George books are exceptional resources.Published 15 months ago by Patrick Gillon
This book is a great general overview of Lean Six Sigma. Don't expect anything more then a quick introduction to the methodology.Published 15 months ago by Col.Kuuki