On the slide where it says that the plot is DMAIC – if it is only a Kaizen event, what would be an ideal plot?
Kaizens follow the same path. You still have to define the issue, measure the baseline, analyze the process and the data in order to brainstorm solutions. It’s just a 2-5 day operation. You could use PDCA (Plan Do Check Adjust)…
Elisabeth is a Master Black Belt at GoLeanSixSigma.com, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. For over 30 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Marriott International, Inc. build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.
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