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iSixSigma is publishing a series of short interviews with our community of Lean Six Sigma practitioners and leaders. Today's special guest – Gokhan Gureser.
With this post, iSixSigma is launching a series of short interviews with our community of Lean Six Sigma practitioners and leaders.
The UK's SIM campaign introduces Lean methods to students.
One hundred-year-old Eiji Toyoda, one of the founders of carmaker giant Toyota, died September 17 from heart failure at Toyota Memorial Hospital.
CU-Boulder adopts Lean by opening a performance improvement office.
There are many reasons why you should be submitting articles to be published on iSixSigma.com. For this month of July, those benefits are even better.
According to Merriam-Webster, ethics is the discipline of dealing with good and bad. If you look beyond the tools and the jargon of the Toyota Production System (TPS), this is exactly what you will find.
Boeing 777 achieves higher rates of productivity after being inspired by BMW's Lean experience.
Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) recently won an environmental solution of the year award from Endeavor for using a holistic approach to sustain and operate its factory – made possible by the company’s reinvigoration using Lean Six Sigma.
Unfortunately, productivity measures sometimes end up in direct conflict with one another. Depending on the business structure each group may be told to proceed, even though their initiatives are contrary to the overall health of the company.
Like Lean, effective communication is about the how; it is about how communication takes place, as well as what is said. With that in mind, here are the suggested 5S of communication.
Many years ago I worked in industrial security; I spent many nights patrolling an automotive assembly plant. During this time I would occasionally find flyers written by somebody who called themself the “Sleeping Dog.”
If senior management teams were omnipotent then all decisions would be perfect, market share would increase, sales would spike, profitability would skyrocket and employee morale would be unparalleled. Unfortunately, the reality is that even the most sophisticated company rarely knows its financial position until the end of the month.
UK's education regulator seeks input as he aims for quality improvements to the early years school system.
Savannah River Remediation is expanding its implementation of Six Sigma strategies to more public schools after it helped the Aiken school system see as much as $200,000 in energy cost savings.
Monroe County Crime Lab of New York State implemented Lean Six Sigma to decrease backlog, increase turn-around times and quality.
Hollywood production house DreamWorks adopts Just In Time and Six Sigma to creating full-feature animated masterpieces.
It is time for iSixSigma’s 10th annual Global Six Sigma Salary Survey! Every year iSixSigma analyzes information in its Job Shop database to produce a Six Sigma-specific salary report.