Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of October 5, 2015.
“Lean and mean, with half a dozen ways you can eliminate waste from your business” write Claire Ford, executive of Quality Scotland. Ford describes the European Foundation Quality Management Framework (EFQM) Excellence Model in this article and ties Lean Six Sigma to it. She states that the EFQM Excellence Model and Lean Six Sigma “form a perfect partnership” and Quality Scotland respects that.
“Working hard and longer” is not always better. Many times, as Interquest shares, this leaves us rather impoverished. By applying the right project management and continuous improvement tools to our environments, we can “cut waste, improve quality and ensure productivity.” However, we can not simply apply these tools, we must understand them and the value of each first.