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Force Field Analysis

Conceived by Kurt Lewin. The thought – “An issue is held in balance by interaction of two opposing sets of forces – those that seek to promote change and those that seek to maintain status qu” 162 more words

Quality Assurance

Process Improvement Programs: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

What is the flavor of the month? Are you implementing Lean, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, BPI, TQM, or another fancy name for a quality improvement program in your organization? 371 more words

Methodologies

DMAIC Tools - When? Which? Why?

It is important to bring structure and logic to the problem solving process. DMAIC is a proven framework in the problem solving process and it involves five phases: Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, and Control. 1,881 more words

Business Management

Six Sigma

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Jarrar, Y., Neely, A. B. Six Sigma – Friend or Foe?. Informally published manuscript, Centre for Business Performance, Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield, Bedfordshire United Kingdom, Retrieved from… 36 more words

Explain It Quick

7 Quality Control Tools

They are known since heyday of Total Quality Management in the 1970s and they are still used and useful today: the seven quality control tools. 82 more words

Lean

The secret of perpetually organized Japanese offices and homes

Have you ever noticed how Japanese workplaces and homes look so orderly all the time? In most other places, it would take at least 8 hours to establish order, before the chaos starts creeping back in in just 2 days. 508 more words

Our Projects

Can Business Process Variability Be a Good Thing?

At least once a month I see an on-line discussion that starts with someone taking the position that companies who focus on operational excellence using six-sigma or lean techniques are doomed because they can’t possibly be innovative at the same time. 411 more words

Quality