Category Archives for Lean Six Sigma

What is Six Sigma & its Benefits

Six Sigma (also written as 6-Sigma) is an approach for process and good quality management that uses a blend of various methods to help organizations improve their products and reduce their rate of error to…

Why Combine Lean and Six Sigma Concepts?

Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology designed to eliminate waste and inefficiencies, thereby improving working conditions to better meet customer needs? What is Lean? What Lean does is removes the non-value adding activities…

How to select a good lean Six Sigma Consultant?

A Six Sigma consultant is someone who is not only trained in Six Sigma but who will also impart and help the stakeholders to implement Six Sigma. The key to selecting the right consultant is…

How to Implement Lean Six Sigma Projects

The methodology of lean six sigma is very useful at reducing the non-value added activities – the 7 Mudas out of any manufacturing process. However, this concept also finds its application across other industries as…

Non Value Added Activities and Six Sigma

A consumer goods packaging and container manufacturer wanted to increase the profitability of their operations by increasing the yield of one of their key processes by 2%. The company focussed on improving the output of…

Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement

The concept of Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement emerged in the post-war era of the late ’50s and is commonly attributed to companies such as Toyota and Motorola. They implemented it on their assembly line…

Where To Begin Your Lean Six Sigma Journey?

Create a vision of why it’s time to start a new operational direction for the future of the business. It’s an opportunity for senior leaders to stand in front of each facility’s workforce, paint the…

How Does Lean Six Sigma Help In Cost Reduction?

Senior management will indicate where reductions will be made or provide targets to each function or business to reduce their cost base. Still, there is little consideration for the reductions’ impact on the rest of…

Process Improvement in Six Sigma

We all have annoying relatives who ask us about our secondary school percentage, don’t we? Ever got bothered by their, “Oh how much percentage did you score in your boards?” or “Oh you scored only…

8 Types of Lean Six Sigma Waste in 2022

Lean Management is a type of management style in an organization based on the management philosophy & methods that strive to contribute to the sustainable development of society via the manufacturing of high-quality and innovative…