Why is there so much variation in levels of success amongst adopters of change programs? The answer lies in the fact that most methodologies offer steps that are necessary to achieve success; they are neither sufficient nor exhaustive. This article explores some of the potential issues that need to be addressed during a change process that can make the difference between a successful and a not-so-successful deployment.
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Successfully implementing Six Sigma requires leading and managing change effectively, controlling day-to-day operations and encouraging appropriate risk taking.
Many companies hunt for the best continuous improvement approach. But practitioners should fix mistakes from the past method to get greater buy-in for the new one.
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There is general consensus that healthcare is not as safe and reliable as it should be. Professionals are seeking high reliability in healthcare.
Leading a Six Sigma project team can have many challenges, but they are unique from other practitioners' experiences when the team is geographically scattered.
Here are 10 keys to successful transformation which have been embraced by highly successful healthcare organizations.
Organizations can increase employee engagement by engineering their improvement strategies around a few core principles.
There are ways to help a Black Belt get through the inevitable "valley of despair," close projects on time and deliver the expected business results.
What causes Six Sigma projects to fail to produce desired results, and what would most help to improve Six Sigma project results?