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lean six sigma retail management

Lean Six Sigma and Retail Management

Retail management and Lean Six Sigma are the perfect partners for creating a dynamic of success. The fact is, Americans love to shop, and we demand a wide range of choices in shopping venues and products. America is considered the global home of retail, and we continue expanding the number of international retail giants.  U.S. […]

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Lean Six Sigma and Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is the lifespan of a product or service, from inception to manufacturing, through final delivery to the consumer. A “chain” or network of suppliers is created on the journey to move the product to its final destination. This is an intricate process that demands optimization. Every step depends on the next for […]

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Lean Six Sigma in the Airline Industry

Lean Six Sigma in the airline industry could be one of the most in-demand business methodologies in a struggling and beleaguered sector. Even before the pandemic, airlines were not the optimal environment for positive customer experiences. The impacts of the pandemic worsened a toxic customer environment. But, even with these challenges, the industry is rising […]

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Lean Six Sigma in the Restaurant Industry

Lean Six Sigma methodology in the restaurant industry could be one of the most critical practices a restauranteur could implement in their business. In today’s environment, the restaurant business is one of the most dynamic and competitive industries, riddled with challenges in efficiency, razor-thin margins, and a demonstrative customer base. When you consider the volatile […]

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Virtual Training Class Lineup for 2022

We continue to lead the charge for busy professionals seeking to up their game as Lean Six Sigma consultants and practitioners with a lineup of virtual training classes for the remainder of 2022. The November schedule kicked off with a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) virtual training class. The three-day live online course launched November 1st […]

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2023 Lean Six Sigma Training Schedule Announcement

We continue to bring the next generation of Six Sigma leaders and experts to the forefront of the industry with the new schedule of 2023 Lean Six Sigma training classes. Scheduled January 2023 locations include Chicago, Dallas, and Miami for White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt courses, in addition to […]

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total quality management

A Detailed Guide on Total Quality Management

TQM (Total Quality Management) is an integrated approach for organizations to achieve long-term success and excellent customer satisfaction. The TQM approach takes the route of management optimization and enhancement. This methodology involves all members of the organization equally participating in improving processes, products/services, and the culture of the organization and their respective roles. TQM aims […]

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Six Sigma Tools

Two Sample T-Hypothesis Test and its importance in Six Sigma

We cannot undermine the contribution of statistics in successful Six Sigma projects. In this article, we will discuss one of the most commonly used statistical tests in the Six Sigma – Two Sample T-Hypothesis Test. The Two-sample T-test compares the average difference between the two groups. It helps us understand if there is some significance […]

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Importance of Root Cause Analysis in Healthcare industry

The Healthcare industry underwent a roller coaster journey, especially during the pandemic. The pandemic not only posed trivial challenges to many industries, Healthcare in particular, unveiling many bottleneck situations. As situation gets under control now, it has raised a need for strategic intervention, making sure we are rise aptly to any emergency or dire situation(s). […]

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DMAIC

Know How To Pick A Right Project for DMAIC

DMAIC methodology is one of the most widely used concepts to improve a process or function. It has many uses and applications. It can be used to create business strategies, work-flow, and most importantly conduct and implement Six Sigma projects. If you want to learn about what DMAIC is, how it works, read: DMAIC: Approach […]

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Creating a Business Strategy With Six Sigma DMAIC

Six Sigma offers great tools and methodologies under its wing to offer one of the most resourceful ways to make business functions and organizations more effective. Six Sigma revolves around process improvement, understanding what causes faults and defects, and how we can improve and control the effectiveness of the changes made. One of the most […]

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oil and gas industry

Lean Six Sigma Usage in the Oil and Gas Industry

Overview Lean Six Sigma is a methodology used to improve business functionality and make it more efficient in the process. The main objective of Six Sigma is to implement a process that systematically gets rid of inefficiency and defects. Six Sigma uses a set of quality management methods, using statistical data and creating a special […]

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5 Free Process Mapping Tools that Six Sigma Experts Use

Six Sigma is a methodology typically used in the manufacturing industry which aims to improve production and processes and reduce waste. Experts also use process mapping to obtain a visual representation of the workflow and to track the progress of processes. There are several process mapping tools that Six Sigma experts use to improve their […]

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Average Salaries of Six Sigma Black Belt Holders

The Six Sigma Black Belt is a leap ahead of the Green Belt, in terms of opportunities, and of course, salary. A Six Sigma Black Belt holder is equipped with all the techniques and strategies of Six Sigma. The holder becomes an expert of the Six Sigma methodology, and is capable of leading top-quality projects, […]

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kaizen six sigma

How Kaizen can Help With Self-Improvement

Kaizen is a Japanese philosophical concept and a Lean manufacturing tool. The idea is that processes can always change for the better, and there are no limits to how much they can improve. Translated from Japanese, the word Kaizen is made up of two words, “kai,” which means good, and “zen,” which means change. Although […]

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How Can The Education System Benefit From Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a process that aims to use statistics and data to review and correct mistakes. Six Sigma uses DMAIC, which stands for define, measure, analyze, improve, and control. These are key aspects that can be performed in every industry to improve the performance of a business or institution. The process relies on mathematics […]

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Six Sigma Process

Achieve more with Six Sigma Process

For more than a century, the industrial world has seen great efficiency and growth in production of higher quality. This quest was charted by individuals like Walter Shewhart (The Grandfather of Total Quality Management), Kaoru Ishikawa, Frederick Taylor, Shigeo Shingo, and many others. Their quest is still operational today as theories and methods for improvements […]

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How Lean and Six Sigma are Used in the Transportation Industry

Lean and Six Sigma can be used in virtually any industry. Many transportation companies are using them to improve the operations of their supply chain. Lean focuses on reducing waste, while Six Sigma is about reducing mistakes. Here’s how. PDCA PDCA, which stands for Plan-Do-Check-Act, is an integral part of Lean management. This four-step iterative […]

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