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Climate change is a hot topic these days; many are concerned with waste and the carbon footprint that we are leaving behind. One of the Six Sigma focuses is reducing waste and increasing efficiency so this would be a natural place for the powers that be to start. Words like sustainability, the green...

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Let’s review the word Kaizen. In Japanese, “kai” means change and “zen” means good. Used in the Toyota Production System, it is a Japanese business philosophy which means continuous improvements should be part of the business culture to be successful. Small incremental continuous improvements will r...

The post Continuous Education Equals Continuous Improvement, or Kaizen! appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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How can service companies improve the customer experience in 2019? Peter Peterka, founder and CEO of Global Six Sigma LP, was recently interviewed on this topic for Vonigo, a business management software that helps service companies streamline their operations and run their business smarter through ...

The post Global Six Sigma LP Founder Peter Peterka Featured on Vonigo.com appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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So let’s review exactly what Kaizen is. Kaizen is the Japanese word for improvement. When referring to business, Kaizen means continuous improvement, thus activities done within a business that involve small continuous improvements for maximum results. Kaizen was brought into the spotlight when used...

The post Kaizen’s Most Powerful Tool Is Simple to Implement appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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There isn’t a doubt that Six Sigma methodologies can improve the current educational system. We know a support system is involved in making this happen, but if the powers that be don’t feel they are being heard, then the support system will not succeed. This opens up the topic of what would happen i...

The post The Use of Six Sigma DMAIC in Education appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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The Three Musketeers must have all been certified Six Sigma Black Belt Masters; as their saying goes, “All for one and one for all!” Lack of support is the number one reason objectives aren’t met when using Six Sigma. Usually, that also means lack of knowledge. Team members, administration —  ...

The post Support Is Essential in Six Sigma appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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With all the animal rescues that seem to be increasing in numbers, you’d think that every animal rescue would use the example of William Brown III, the CEO of Humane Society for Greater Savannah. Brown used Lean Six Sigma to eliminate waste and reduce variation. Basically, Brown used Lean Six Sigma ...

The post Lean Six Sigma Helps Rescue Animals! appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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You’ve heard the saying, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Six Sigma’s core belief is that every team member (employee) is uniquely responsible for the success of the company.  Every team member should be acknowledged for a job well done; this alone lifts morale and creates loyalty. Now add respect t...

The post Use DMAIC to Measure How Morale Affects Production appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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The healthcare industry suffers from its own malaise; it incurs losses of more than $2.4 million a year due to medical errors, and another $17 billion from excess charges per year. This is one industry that could really benefit from using Lean Six Sigma tools. Many healthcare companies have already ...

The post The Medicine is Called Lean Six Sigma appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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The International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP) is excited to announce its first series of free webinars for 2019. Register and reserve your seat today! ISSSP is the answer to creating a Lean Six Sigma global team! All members of ISSSP subscribe to the highest possible standard of Lean ...

The post Free Webinar: Adapting Lean Six Sigma in a Global Organization appeared first on 6Sigma.com.

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