If you are unsure, keep asking! Often, we fail to ask why enough.
Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor at UC San Diego and teaches in San Diego State University’s Lean Enterprise Program. For almost 20 years, she has helped leading organizations like Washington State, Charles Schwab and GE build problem-solving muscles.
Would the visual process map need to be outlined first (with each step numbered) so it’s clear to responders exactly which step the question(s) is referring to?
Yes, that would be helpful! Usually a SIPOC can help with that. Build the SIPOC…
What do you do if midway during a project there are certain changes in the process and the Sponsor does not want to continue with Six Sigma project? How do you avoid loss of effort wasted up to the Analyze phase?
This is unfortunate but it's better to "kill" the project then to continue through the…