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Lean Six Sigma Q&A -

When implementing Lean and Six Sigma, which tools should be implemented first for different sized organizations?

This is a great question. Unfortunately, there isn’t a cut and dry answer. In my experience, it isn’t so much the size of the company as where and when you put continuous improvement skills into play. Of course, organizational leadership determines the desired outcomes so that’s going to drive a lot of this. Smaller companies…
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Lean Six Sigma Glossary -

Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis is the method of finding the source of process problems by uncovering their origin or “root." This is in contrast to focusing on fixing the symptoms or effects of process issues. If a “root cause” is removed or neutralized then the undesirable effects will no longer impact…

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