Are you wasting your time and other resources because you are not using Lean Six Sigma in your organization?
Do you need to use Lean Six Sigma to reduce process defects and waste?
Do you hope that leaders and employees' mindset in your organization focus on growth and continuous improvement through process optimization?
This change in culture and the mindset of an organization can potentially maximize efficiency and increase profitability
What is Lean Six Sigma?
Lean Six Sigma is a synergized managerial concept of Lean and Six Sigma. Lean traditionally focuses on the elimination of the eight kinds of waste/Muda classified as defects, overproduction, waiting, non-utilized talent, transportation, inventory, motion, and extra-processing. Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in (manufacturing and business) processes. Together, Lean aims to achieve continuous flow by tightening the linkages between process steps while Six Sigma focuses on reducing process variation (in all its forms) for the process steps thereby enabling a tightening of those linkages. In short, Lean exposes sources of process variation and Six Sigma aims to reduce that variation enabling a virtuous cycle of iterative improvements towards the goal of continuous flow.
Why Lean Six Sigma?
Lean Six Sigma provides various benefits for organizations. It not only saves money, but also changes the attitude of employees and the functionality of the organization. Through implementation of Lean Six Sigma, organizations can expect the following beneficial outcomes:
Increase in Profit: As a result of eliminating waste and improving the quality of production, Lean Six Sigma reduces costs for organizations and increases profitability.
Standardized and Simplified Processes: With the help of value stream mapping, Lean Six Sigma eliminates wastes in processes and unnecessary steps to stream-line production.
Decrease in error: With the simplification in processes steps and a detailed investigation into the main causes of error and waste in the organization, Lean Six Sigma drastically reduces errors such as defects and miscalculations.
Employee Performance/Development: Lean Six Sigma stresses the importance of the ideas and observances of individual employees to the overall success of an organization. With Lean Six Sigma, the feeling of self-importance and significance increases among employees and leads to an increase in motivation and better job performance.
Value to Customer: Lean Six Sigma allows companies to improve their processes and the quality of their products. Customer satisfaction will increase, which will then lead to an increase in customer loyalty.
In our upcoming program with Edgar “Ed” Flores, he will share with us over 30 years of practicing continuous improvement with solid background in production management, lean six sigma consulting and training, operational excellence and project management roles with top multinational companies on global and regional scope.
(source: Ed Flores on a webinar organized by CTS and wikipedia)