Lean Sigma: A Practitioner's Guide.pdf
The Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide to Lean Sigma Problem-Solving
Lean Sigma delivers results—if you use the right tools and techniques. In Lean Sigma: A Practitioner’s Guide, Dr. Ian Wedgwood captures best-practice Lean Sigma experience from multiple projects and industries, helping any professional identify the solution that will work best—and implement it.
Wedgwood’s exclusive "project roadmaps" present the fastest, most effective route to solving a wide range of problems—and explain why those solutions make sense. His "discovery roadmaps" help you identify potential Lean Sigma projects, even in processes where there are no obvious targets.
Chapter 1: Introduction
PART I PROJECT ROADMAPS TO SOLVE BUSINESS PROBLEMS
Chapter 2 Define—Tools Roadmap Applied to the Beginning of All Projects
Chapter 3 Global Process Problems
Chapter 4 Individual Step Process Problems
Chapter 5 Control—Tools Used at the End of All Projects 107
PART II ROADMAPS TO FIND PROJECTS WHERE NO OBVIOUS CANDIDATES EXIST
Chapter 6 Discovery—Tools Applied to Identify Projects
PART III Roadmaps to standardize a process
PART IV ROADMAPS TO GUIDE IN THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF EACH LEAN SIGMA TOOL
Chapter 7 Tools