A blend of two proven methods, Lean and Six Sigma, lean6sigma draws from the best practices of world class organizations.
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A blend of two proven methods, Lean and Six Sigma, lean6sigma draws from the best practices of world class organizations, delivers value focused on your customers, uses teamwork and well established tools, creates a changed culture that yields dramatic improvements, and improves bottom line results. Check out the following general references for more information on lean6sigma.
Customer Value: General lean6sigma References
Journals / Associations
American Society for Quality
Quality Progress (especially check out January 2003 Six Sigma Issue)
Six Sigma Forum
American Production and Inventory Control Society - The Performance Advantage
International Society of Six Sigma Professionals
Society for Manufacturing Engineers
ASTD: American Society for Training & Development
iSixSigma.com - Portal for six sigma content
Check out Barnes & Noble or Amazon to purchase suggested books online.
The New Six Sigma: A Leader's Guide to Achieving Rapid Business Improvement and Sustainable Results, By Matt Barney and Tom McCarty, November 2002
Six Sigma Pocket Guide, Rath and Strong
The Six Sigma Memory Jogger II, Goal QPC
What is Six Sigma? By Peter S. Pande and Lawrence Holpp
Sailing Through Six Sigma (easy read), Michael Brassard and Diane Ritter
Lean Thinking, James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones
lean6sigma Leadership Series
Corporate Web Sites
Human Capital Associates - eLearning, consulting, custom training
Air Academy Associates - 6 Sigma training and consulting
Performance Research Associates - service quality, customer loyalty, and creating customer-driven culture.
Create-It!, Inc. - leverage innovation and emerging technologies that assist in streamlining and growing profitable new business.
The Concours Group ñ executive consulting , education, and research
eLearning Leadership Series: Compelling Strategic Change