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The DMAIC model remains the roadmap for most Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma quality improvement projects. It is used
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“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” — Yogi Berra The Value of
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“We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are.” – Max DePree Press Release: Leanscape is
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“The greatest impediment to Lean success is not the need for a different or better methodology, or more evidence of
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In 2019, we launched a global education program to deliver process efficiencies, drive cost optimisation and develop best practise sharing
“Small daily, seemingly insignificant improvements, when done consistently over time, yield staggering results.” -The 5 AM Club - Robin Sharma
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“Make decisions slowly by consensus, thoroughly considering all options; implement decisions rapidly.” - The Toyota Way All too often, we
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“... Managers should be so engaged with the shop floor, that they have to wash their hands at least three
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The Lean supply chain relies on value creation - not just price reduction. All too often, we identify the partners
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“Culture is simply a shared way of doing something with a passion." - Brian Chesky, Co-Founder, CEO, Airbnb As a
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"Get out of the office is one of the underlying principles of Lean" With the consistent hiring, firing and the
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"Make sure technology has been thoroughly tested and that it serves the people and the process." With technology advancing so fast, evaluating the
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"Make sure you can understand what is going on within 3-seconds." One of the principles we follow during all our
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"Standardise what you do to create the space you need to change what you do." If you and your team
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"Garbage in ... Garbage out" Lean is about stopping and fixing issues when they go wrong: quickly and consistently, everytime.
10 Reasons Why a Lean Six Sigma Certification Will Benefit Your Career   When it comes to professional development, the
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The Harvard Business Review  (Sept-October 2017) has been sitting underneath the coffee table in the lounge for far too long
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A plan is what, a schedule is when. It takes both a plan and a schedule to get things done.”
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"All too often, we overproduce - We simply do more than is necessary." All too often, we overproduce. We do
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“Make a continuous process flow to surface issues” A great example of the difference between batch and flow is the difference
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"Base your decisions on a long term goals, rather than short term gains.” Staying true to your long term goals
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“Don’t look with your eyes, look with your feet” - Taiichi Ohno You can’t make the right decisions from the
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"Stop escalating. Make decisions at the lowest level of your organization as possible." Identifying what the customer values is so
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"Ask yourself - Would the customer be willing to pay for what you are doing right now?" Identifying what the
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"One of the biggest impacts on our ability to achieve our goals is our environment." Creating the right environment to
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"Stopping what doesn't add value is the quickest way to start improving." At the core of #Lean is the idea
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"Don't stigmitise failure - treat it as an opportunity to learn." All too often organisations who are trying to change
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"Learn to hear and then ignore the NOISE so that you can focus on what will make a difference." Learning
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"Change can only begin when you admit you don't know everything." Behind each change is an admission that there may
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Learning to balance growth, risk and a long supply chain can be quite a challenge with startups who need to
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How much of your life is spent being busy? Ever feel as if between work and home life there is
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The Pareto principle is one of the simplest ways to improve your business results and your thinking. It simply states
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Today you can find a large selection of books on almost any subject and Lean Management is no different. What
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Some of the best minds in the world are designing ways to keep you addicted to your phone. They do
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Every morning I used to come into work, take off my jacket and immediately crowd around the performance boards for
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So what is the difference between Lean & Six Sigma? So what actually do we mean by Lean Six Sigma?
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So what are the business benefits of Lean Six Sigma?   Lean Six Sigma is not particularly new but at
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Non-Lean books to improve your Lean Thinking This list of books has been pulled together from a mixture of recommendations.
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Top 10 Lean Six Sigma Books   So what is a good book if you want to learn more about
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How would you improve the problem statement below? Sales support team operates with X% of Non-Value-Added activities resulting in: -
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Many executives face the challenge of knowing that there is a problem, but their organization lacks the talent or numbers
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We all talk about efficiency at work and initiatives are started to find "better ways to do things". But often the
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One of the most famous and straightforward problem-solving methodologies introduced by Toyota has become known as the "Five Why's". It's
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The Kano Analysis Model is definitely not referred to as often as it should be as its one powerhouse tool to
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Culture eats strategy. This well-known truism has been attributed to the management Guru Peter Drucker,* and as Ryan Holiday says in
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A nowhere God of no time   Flying insults, unleashing one sided power The almighty sits rubbing contently Remoulding the
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Anyone with any degree of Lean training would know "Muda". It is often translated as simply "Waste". In Japanese, waste
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I have been working my way through an audio version of "Extreme Ownership" written by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
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In the video Bill Peterson looks at how productivity is impacted in our current organisations. Without time to think, how
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I have recently witnessed a whirlwind of well intentioned but disconnected projects that have flooded middle managers in confusion and
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When people think about Lean, or Lean Six Sigma, lets be honest, they are imagining intellectual geeks or crazy mathematicians
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Talking to someone about improvements is still to this day not easy. It often gets met with the raising of
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