Start Small – Think Big ….. Evolution vs. Revolution Migrate a Six Sigma initiative towards Holistic Improvement Integrate potentially competing improvement groups , such as ISO Certification, Lean, Six Sigma, and Business Process Improvement. Migrate all improvement projects to a common project portfolio . • All projects compete for the same pool of resources . • Typical project types: process improvement, capital based, and infrastructure enhancement. • Project selection decisions made from a common prioritized list are most effective. Start With Where You Are – Add With a Goal in Mind 52 Roger W. Hoerl , “Lean Six Sigma: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow” , 5th Int. Conf. LSS Edinburgh 2014 - Keynote
Summary Improvement must become a keen focus of organizations looking to compete effectively in the 21st century; A holistic approach puts diverse improvement efforts “ under one umbrella ”; The creation of Lean Six Sigma is one positive example , but we must go further; Integration of improvement efforts enables proper allocation of resources and synergy; One improvement system is easier to manage and enhance over time than three or four separate systems. 53 Roger W. Hoerl , “Lean Six Sigma: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow” , 5th Int. Conf. LSS Edinburgh 2014 - Keynote
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