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Six Sigma Plus - Customer-centric Approach

Six Sigma Plus – Customer-centric Approach!

Six Sigma plus is a customer-centered approach that results in exemplary performance by business centers, all over the world. With strategy, people and processes as its basis this approach helps in streamlining and organizing various business processes to achieve optimum profitability and customer satisfaction. Six Sigma plus is vital for any organization’s continuous improvement and […]

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Seeing the Full Kaleidoscope

Seeing the Full Kaleidoscope

For more than 40 years, experts in organizational behavior have increasingly advocated the use of an open systems theory for viewing organizations. While most managers are adept at recognizing all the actors inside and outside the structure of their organization, many fail to see the complexity in the interactions among these actors. This is not […]

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Six Sigma Accreditation isn't always Consistent

Six Sigma Q&A: Why Isn’t Six Sigma Accreditation Consistent?

You might have heard of Six Sigma. In fact, if you’re reading this then we’re certain you have. But have you heard about the inconsistency between accreditation programs? If not, then you’ve come to the right place. It can sometimes be difficult to know which system is best, and which ones aren’t worth your time. […]

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Rebranded Training Partners

Proxy Providers: How to Spot Rebranded Training Partners

  Are you familiar with proxy providers? You might also be familiar with rebranded Six Sigma training courses. This article explores the ways in which proxy providers work. Plus, how the symbiotic relationship they share with accredited Six Sigma organizations. Join us as we discover the answers to the following questions: What are proxy providers? […]

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Ishikawa (Fishbone Diagram)

What is Ishikawa (Fishbone Diagram)?

A Math teacher once asked his pupils, “What do you think is Ishikawa?” “It is a place in Japan,” was the prompt answer of a ninth grader. “That is interesting and quite true, but in the context of this Math class, let me help you understand that the Ishikawa I am mentioning here are diagrams […]

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Lean Six Sigma Consultant for Help

How Does Your Consultant Stack Up?

Even large companies need help. When a company is in dire of change, it seeks help when internal resources are not considered sufficient. They explore the possibility of engaging consultants who can recommend ways to bring about desired changes. The decision to seek outside help is explained by current thinking that a consultant can take […]

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Benefits of TPS

Benefits of Toyota Production System (TPS)

Toyota production system (TPS) is like a super charged Lean Six Sigma program. All the proven and intelligent methodologies of conventional TPS Six Sigma have been charged with immensely motivated team associates. TPS is the outcome of such powerful Lean Six Sigma team associates sigma, which leads to high performance culture and lets employees to […]

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Six Sigma CEU Credit

Should My Six Sigma Course Contain CEU Credit?

    Six Sigma has become a worldwide phenomenon, helping improve business processes in some of the world’s largest companies. But before any Six Sigma professional can get to this stage, they must first receive certification. If you are the provider of a Six Sigma course, consider the following. Should your Six Sigma course contain […]

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Green Belt Training Six Sigma

What Employers Can Expect from Green Belt Training

The foundation of Six Sigma team work, Green Belts are, in many ways, the core of your project team. As such, they are essential to the smooth-running of projects and completion of process improvement objectives. Six Sigma Green Belts all share a range of key qualities that make them stand out from the rest. These […]

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Avoid Decision Delays with Six Sigma

Six Sigma Project Success: How to Deal with Decision Delays

Decision delays are the bane of a well-run Six Sigma project. Your time is valuable and we understand how frustrating it can become. Delay is also a problem in production, executive, and administrative processes all over the world, but it can be overcome. Not only is delay detrimental to Kaizen but it also violates Lean […]

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Learning Lean Six Sigma

Learning Lean Six Sigma

A system of practices, which are developed to improve processes systematically by eliminating defects, is Lean Six Sigma. Application of Lean Six Sigma principles along with Six Sigma problem solving techniques provides speed and cut costs of the process. Lean Six Sigma can be defined as the elimination of waste in an organization in order […]

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Basics Explained: Lean Six Sigma Training

Basics Explained: Lean Six Sigma

Six Sigma aims to increase the profits of the company or organization to increase the profits by getting rid of the variability, defects and the waste which will weaken the customer loyalty. There are three levels to learn Six Sigma and they are metric, methodology and philosophy. To a person who is involved in the […]

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Lean Six Sigma Methodologies Machine Learning

Lean Six Sigma Methodologies

Background The basis of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies was laid long back when the manufacturing sector started getting pressurized for Process, Quality, effectiveness and timeliness. Both Lean and Six Sigma methodologies aim at improving the process in one or the other way. How do both of them differ then? This is a question asked […]

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Difference between LSS and Six Sigma

Difference between: Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma

Lean and the Six Sigma business strategies have proven in the past two decades that it is possible to achieve significant improvements in terms quality, cost efficiency and time by focusing and upgrading performance of various in-house processes. Whereas Six Sigma is focused on reducing process fluctuations and improving process output by following a problem-solving […]

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Vital Role of Lean Six Sigma In The US Navy

Vital Role of Lean Six Sigma In The US Navy

The definition of Lean Six Sigma changes according to the type of industry. In a business world, Lean refers to the procedures and changing practices to bring about effectiveness, whereas the word Sigma describes variability. The name Six Sigma comes from number of standard deviations, which statisticians use for describing amount of variance for hundred […]

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Change Management Strategy – Ensuring that Lean Six Sigma Works

Change Management Strategy – Ensuring that Lean Six Sigma Works

Reports of impressive resource savings and improved quality output achieved by organisations employing Lean Six Sigma change methodology have been nothing short of breath taking. However, not all Lean Six Sigma initiatives have resulted in such pronounced gains. So what are the differences between star performers and organizations that yield less than spectacular results when […]

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Big Role for Lean Six Sigma in the Army

Big Role for Lean Six Sigma in the Army

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a performance enhancing methodology synthesized from the marriage of two related approaches, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, which were both developed by the hugely successful Toyota Corporation during the half century following the second world war. Developed specifically for use in a manufacturing environment, both methods sought to cut costs, […]

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six sigma business failure

Failure: Why do Great Six Sigma Project Teams Still Fail?

Six Sigma is defined by teamwork, which, in turn, influences the success of Six Sigma projects. However, even the most foolproof projects can collapse under their own weight if you aren’t careful. And what factor, more than any other, causes these project failures? The answer: Six Sigma project teams. If your team isn’t up to […]

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Six Sigma Call Center

Six Sigma Calling: 9 Ways to Improve Call Center Quality

You might not associate Six Sigma and call centers right away, and we wouldn’t blame you! However, they rely on efficient processes, and high quality control, to maintain optimal results. This makes it the perfect environment to use Six Sigma, maximizing results and upholding quality. Read on and learn how Six Sigma principles can be used to increase call center quality. […]

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Career Change Management Six Sigma Training

Change Management: How to Effect Serious Organizational Change

A strong policy on change management can help a business thrive. Your company needs to adapt to the market and manage change to get a competitive edge. But what does a change agent do? And how do you convince a company that your idea is the best idea? You will learn the soft-skills needed to […]

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