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Lean Six Sigma News: Leaning Off The “Use It or Lose It” Mentality, Week Of April 25, 2016

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of April 25, 2016. End-of-year “Use it or lose it” Budget Mindset To Get Tossed The United States Army is seeking to change their current “use it or lose it mentality.” This mentality is in regards to Army budgets. If you don’t use the money, you lose it! “Every dollar counts” in the Army and… (Read More)

Armand Feigenbaum: Grand-Daddy of Quality

By Elisabeth Swan   |   April 21, 2016  |   Featured, Success Stories, Using Lean Six Sigma
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This year would have marked Armand Feigenbaum’s 94th birthday, truly a Great Grand-Daddy of Quality! Often linked with other quality gurus, such as Dr. Deming and Dr. Juran, Dr. Feigenbaum also taught Quality to the Japanese during the 50s. A doctoral graduate of Massachusetts of Technology Institute (MIT) and a winner of many awards and medals, he is known primarily for the concept of Total Quality Control. Claims to Fame – What Did He Invent?… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: In Food, Earth Science and Environment Safety, Week Of April 18, 2016

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of April 18, 2016. Encouraging News In Food Packaging Safety “There’s welcome news from packaging material converters that have received formal certification of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP-based) food safety programs in their manufacturing facilities.” HACCP uses similar concepts to Lean and Six Sigma. The certification applies a team-based approach to analyze all… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: From Old To New and Hold To Buy, Week Of April 11, 2016

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of April 11, 2016. Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Xylem Inc (XYL) to Buy Xylem Inc has been upgraded from a “hold” position to a “buy” position per Zacks Investment Research. According to Zacks, there is any increase for water waste management and water infrastructure services. The improving situation with the U.S. residential and European water… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Increasing On Time Delivery And Improved Customer Satisfaction, Week Of April 4, 2016

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of April 4, 2016. What Does 3M’s Five-Year Growth Plan Entail? In a recent investors and analysts meeting hosted by 3m, a new five year plan for the company was created. The five-year plan lists financial objectives, customer objectives and how the company can position itself for the rest of 2016 into 2017. 3M will… (Read More)

Eliyahu Goldratt: Grand-Daddy of Quality

By Elisabeth Swan   |   March 31, 2016  |   Featured, Success Stories, Using Lean Six Sigma
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This year would have marked Eliyahu Goldratt’s 69th birthday. Born in Israel, Mr. Goldratt was a physicist, a scientist, a doctor of philosophy and finally a management consultant known primarily for the Theory of Constraints. Claims to Fame – What Did He Invent? Theory of Constraints: His Theory of Constraints says bottlenecks limit process performance Eliyahu Goldratt was involved in a number of controversies in the business world, but his main contribution was his theory… (Read More)

Help Us Change Lives With Make-A-Wish International

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Dear GoLeanSixSigma.com, Thank you! Thanks to your support, wish children around the world are granted life-changing wishes. You allow children and their families to experience something positive during the hardest time of their life. The happiness a wish brings a family can last for a lifetime. Each child’s wish is an incredible experience waiting to unfold and change the life of everyone involved. I invite you to experience Ben’s wish, which allowed him to feel… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Putting The Lean In Clean And Leveling The Fields, Week Of March 28, 2016

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of March 28, 2016. Veritiv to Present Lean Facility Maintenance Approach at 2016 Lean and Six Sigma World Conference “Veritiv’s team of more than 250 Certified Lean Facility Maintenance Advisors across North America helps customers improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Creating Cohesive Work Cultures, Week Of March 21, 2016

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of March 21, 2016. County OKs Lean Six Sigma Training Earlier this month, Delaware County commissioners announced that they are moving forward with Lean Six Sigma training. The overall goal for the state’s team from the training is to “gain a better understanding of the processes you have in place and find the efficiencies.” Ellen… (Read More)

Walter Shewhart: Grand-Daddy of Quality

By Elisabeth Swan   |   March 18, 2016  |   Featured, Success Stories, Using Lean Six Sigma
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This year would have marked Walter Shewhart’s 125th birthday – truly a Great Grand-Daddy of Quality. Born in Illinois, Mr. Shewhart was a physicist, engineer and a statistician known primarily for the Father of Statistical Quality Control. Claims to Fame – What Did He Invent? Statistical Quality Control: Statistical Quality Control ensured product consistency. Walter Shewhart was a modest man, but he was a true pioneer. He found a way to measure and improve process… (Read More)

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