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Motivate Champions as a Peer Group

We all know the importance of a good project Champion in the execution of a successful continuous improvement project. Without good Champions, project teams do not get the resources they need to do good work. Without good Champions, teams become mired in the internal politics of change that delay project execution. Without good Champions, project…

Three Methods to Sharpen New Deployment Champions

Before any Lean Six Sigma (LSS) program can begin to drive efficiency at an organization, it must have a solid foundation of team members who are immersed in the LSS culture. When third-party logistics firm Transplace established its LSS program, management placed an emphasis on developing a regimented training program for those who would become…

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Six Sigma Champion Curriculum and Body of Knowledge

Education is a key component of your Six Sigma initiative. Below is a recommendation of what should be included in your training, whether conducted in-house or by a third-party consultant. If you feel that some relevant topic is missing from the curriculum or body of knowledge of any of the areas listed below, please send…

Change Issues Facing Leaders: Sponsorship

“Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant.” Substitute “company” for “country,” and most people in modern organizations will nod and sigh deeply (although not many will know that the quotation is from British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli – and that it was uttered back in 1867). Change is inevitable – in pursuit of better…

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‘We Are the Champions!’ – Exactly What That Means

Freddie Mercury, former member of the 1970s British rock group Queen, may not have been the most appropriate and politically correct when he wrote these song lyrics, “No time for losers, ’cause we are the champions….” However, fans understood the meaning and the excitement generated by being a champion. The same should hold true for…