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Lean Management in Banking?

After the financial blows the economy has suffered, banks and banking institutions have been searching for ways to effectively reduce their expenditures. They need this to be able to drastically boost their operational model as well as sustain and create a capital buffer as a requirement with financial regulations. Armed with this mindset, fiscal reduction […]

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What is Lean Maintenance?

Lean maintenance has been erroneously thought to be a spin off or subset of lean manufacturing. What business managers failed to realize is that lean maintenance is actually a prerequisite for the success of lean manufacturing. It is an independent discipline under the broad concept of lean management or lean business operation. Definition Lean maintenance […]

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What is Lean Management Engineering?

Lean management engineering is a concept to boost the efficiency of various engineering segments within manufacturing enterprises. It is a consistent process that helps increase the levels of valid engineering data developed compared to the dollar investment. The entire process entails a straightforward review of the current condition, coupled by several adjustments to handle inefficiencies […]

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What is Lean Management in Insurance?

Insurers know that lean processes and dynamics pave a way towards customer satisfaction. However, many find the whole set-up a challenge to accomplish. The needs and requirements of insurance customers are fast increasing with regards quality of service and processing speeds. In addition, the payoffs from complying with these demands are also fast growing. Especially […]

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How to Sustain and Control Your Lean Six Sigma Transformation ? [ 6 – From Performance To Excellence]

There are so many men who can figure costs, and so few who can measure values. Once you have taken the necessary measures for developing and sustaining a Lean culture within the organization, it is time for the evaluation phase of Lean Six Sigma deployment. We now move towards the end of our LSS deployment […]

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How To Align Your Trainings With Your Lean Culture Objectives [ 5- From Performance To Excellence]

  “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning” Benjamin Franklin Now that you are aware of how to train people for implementing a Lean or Six Sigma strategy in your organization, the next step is to move towards sustainability. Training the right personnel is just one part […]

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Lean Manager’s Problem Solving Techniques: CEDAC

Lean management is a philosophy of management where there is continuous improvement across the board for the processes used in a company. Unlike traditional management where the emphasis is on creating a product or in providing a service, lean management treats operations as a daily exercise in problem solving. From a problem solving standpoint, the […]

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How To Select And Train The Right People For Your Lean Six Sigma Project [ 4- From Performance To Excellence]

There are three kinds of leaders. Those that tell you what to do. Those that allow you to do what you want. And Lean leaders that come down to the work and help you figure it out. – John Shook Selecting and training people for your Lean Six Sigma project is a key ingredient for […]

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How To Select The Right DMAIC Projects And Build Your Transformation Program [ 3- From Performance To Excellence]

  Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable – William Pollard After you have obtained the sponsorship of the executives in your organization, it is time to now move on to selecting projects that will […]

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How To Go About Lean Six Sigma Integration Within The Executive Committee [ 2 – From Performance To Excellence]

There are three kinds of leaders.  Those that tell you what to do.  Those that allow you to do what you want. And Lean leaders that come down to the work and help you figure it out. – John Shook Once you have defined an operational excellence strategy within your organization, the next step is […]

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How To Define A Lean Six Sigma Strategy In Your Organization ? [ 1- From Performance To Excellence]

  A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin. Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to change. The sum total of those changes is transformation. ~Andrew Grove Lean Six Sigma is a wonderful tool that can help any organization in the successful execution of its […]

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Lean vs. Six Sigma, Round 1, Fight!

Lean vs. Six Sigma, Round 1, Fight! The difference between Six Sigma and Lean lies primarily on what they can do for business processes that can translate to value for customers. Since clients are only concerned with the quality of the product, it’s up to the companies that produce them to make their processes as […]

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What is Lean Six Sigma ?

What is Lean Six Sigma ? A lot of managers looking for clear and effective ways to improve their business ask us, “What is Lean Six Sigma ?” For someone who isn’t knowledgeable about management approaches and manufacturing processes, Six Sigma can sound as foreign as something Russian. But for people who are actively looking […]

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Lean Six Sigma: Defined and Outlined with 5 questions

Lean Six Sigma: Defined and Outlined with 5 questions One of the easiest ways to define Lean Six Sigma is by using Six Sigma and differentiating the two initiatives. Essentially, Six Sigma focuses on the quality of a product or services in relation to the customer’s wants and needs. A product or service needs to […]

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How Kanban Might Work to Increase Your Efficiency and Quality

How Kanban Might Work to Increase Your Efficiency and Quality Kanban or the ‘signboard’ demand scheduling is Toyota’s way of implementing the just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing system. It’s not so much a signalling system as a production system that’s dependent on signals. Usually, companies rely on predictions and forecasts for data on when to produce the […]

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