Research: Misused Lean Six Sigma Tools

click for larger viewThe latest iSixSigma Magazine research is about to be released in the upcoming November/December issue.

For this research we surveyed over 800 Six Sigma practitioners and asked them all about the tools they use, the tools they don’t use, and what tools they think are misused…

The chart at the leftis the top 10 tools that practitioners said are commonly misused. (Click for larger view.) FMEA clearly stands out, but the remaining 9 tools each bring in a fairly steady 4-5 percent of the vote.

For the full results, including the top 10 “most used,” top 10 “least used,” and the top 10 “never heard of that tool,” see the November/December issue of iSixSigma Magazine.

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  1. MCP Consulting and Training

    Great post, We look forward to the read the research.
    Lean Six Sigma is recognised as the first choice approach for improving quality and customer service. We help our clients develop programmes which incorporate Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma for greater and better results.

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