Gemba walks and lean management are great tools that all managers should use either if a problem arises or to prevent problems from occurring. Issue… Read More »Gemba Walks: Who should initiate a change and what should the process be for changing the SOP?
Hoshin kanri, or policy deployment, is a comprehensive quality and financial management system perfectly adapted to the management of modern, decentralized decision-making processes. Event Aim… Read More »Hoshin Kanri: Can lean and six sigma be blended with other disciplines?
Organizations that use hoshin kanri are able to align objectives throughout all levels of your organization, done properly, hoshin translates strategic objectives into concrete plans… Read More »Hoshin Kanri: What can lean six sigma training do for you and your organization?
One of the keys to success in a competitive industry is the ability to maintain and improve efficiency through effective problem solving and process improvement,… Read More »ISO 14971: How can lean six sigma help cut costs?
Results obtained from the evaluation process show is that there are differences in final values of the design alternatives, through the use of analytical tools,… Read More »Design for X: How do Six Sigma and design for Six Sigma work together?
Business process is simply a series of tasks that you and your team perform repeatedly to create a product or service for your stakeholder, sponsor… Read More »Master Six Sigma: Can the process be improved without a full redesign?
You need to secure buy-in from top management, communicate effectively, and more. Inefficiencies Quality Although its origins are in the manufacturing industries, it can be… Read More »Master Six Sigma: How Six Sigma can be implemented for existing and new products?
Wasted effort to transport materials, parts, or finished goods into or out of storage, or between processes. Along with the surface details of any sale,… Read More »Gemba Walks: Is there any wasted time or resources?
Though the subject is vast and since it is a proven, data-driven, problem-solving methodology, you can definitely look into its prospects, productivity, and overall performance.… Read More »Master Six Sigma: What types of things are customers or employees complaining about?
Quality systems development, advanced quality planning, comprehensive quality manuals, use of quality costs, involvement of non-production operations, failure mode and effects analysis are features attained… Read More »FMEA Failure Modes: What is the quality loss function?