Regarding project selection – I work with customers who employ the Value Stream Map approach to identifying SS projects and/or verify a perceived solution is the most appropriate one. A good VSM (void of empire protectors) can possibly ID several SS projects.
Also, one of my lessons learned, is the urge by process owners / management to skip D,…[Read more]
The hourly personnel that has participated has not referred to it as “elitism” and actually one might consider it a fresh approach to spending the training time and dollar wisely. Many organizations flush to much time and money thinking they must train “everyone” for every intitiative to be successful. Bad approach.
I never said the hourly p…[Read more]
Dear Kenny Rodgers,Here’s the “flop” and I will flip them over s l o w l y. (I watch the WSP as well).I dont “get” how asking hourly personnel to participate on the Six Sigma project team is conveying they are inferior and we dont want to train them. Their feedback after the projects are completed has been positive. Also, I see this as “…[Read more]
Good Responses. Thanks.
One point of clarification. We do included hourly personnel as Six Sigma project team members, they participate in various data collections and are often process owners once the project is in the control stage. Their input is critical to success.
Yes, it was a serious question in an effort to gain support for the…[Read more]