Monthly Archives: June 2015

#Lean But Not Mean!

Article written by ROBERT T. BURRUS, JR. – INTERIM DEAN , CAMERON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS In recent years, businesses have come under intense competitive pressure for several reasons. These reasons include globalization, recent credit crises and other economic upheavals, and the continued forward march of technology. Our research has shown that about 4 of every 10 businesses have turned to Lean

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Mary’s story:”If you quit too early, #Lean #SixSigma does not save you”

ARTICLE WRITTEN BY John Dyer – President, JD&A – Process Innovation Co. The example below may shed some light on why Lean and Six Sigma may not be living up to its full potential in your business. Mary stood outside of her new office looking at the nameplate on the door: Mary Jones, Plant Manager.  “Not bad for someone who started her career

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How companies hire a #Lean #SixSigma #Manager

As you know our goal as Lean6Sigma4all is to be the only matchmaking platform for every Lean Six Sigma professional and company that looks for the right consultant for its business. We are always looking for projects to publish developed by Lean Six Sigma consulting companies and professionals. These projects will be voted by the audience. By doing this we help

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Why #Lean Fails in Job Shops!

Article written by Greg Lane & Chet Marchwinski   Like many job shop owners, Greg Lane struggled with implementing lean principles. The problem was that the experiences and books that he, like other job-shop managers, had been exposed to were based on repetitive manufacturing. Job shops with their high-mix, low-volume product lineup present a challenge to lean thinkers — but not

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