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Which is Best: Lean, Six Sigma, or TOC? Why Not Combine All Three?

Many manufacturers complain that they struggle to sustain momentum behind continuous improvement initiatives that use Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. Although these methods are proven and well-understood, many organizations find they aren’t systematical…
Popular Discussions Many manufacturers complain that they struggle to sustain momentum behind continuous improvement initiatives that use Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. Altho… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/which-best-lean-six-sigma-or-toc-why-not-combine-all-three/

The Key to Transformational Improvement: Worker Engagement

Here’s one of the inconvenient truths about continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma: Many companies find that, over time, these programs lose momentum and generate diminishing returns.
Here’s one of the inconvenient truths about continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma: Many companies find that, over time, these programs … https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/key-transformational-improvement-worker-engagement/

Six Sigma in Decline?

Recently I came across an interesting blog by an engineering manager and Six Sigma black belt who suggested that, for a variety of reasons, interest in Six Sigma continuous improvement methods among manufacturing companies is waning.
Recently I came across an interesting blog by an engineering manager and Six Sigma black belt who suggested that, for a variety of reasons, interest in Six Sigma continuous improv… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/six-sigma-decline/

Lean: Not Just for the Plant Floor?

Although lean, Six Sigma, and other continuous improvement techniques have their origins and most of their adherents on the plant floor, I've recently come across some interesting examples of their application in very different environments. At last week'…
Although lean, Six Sigma, and other continuous improvement techniques have their origins and most of their adherents on the plant floor, I've recently come across some interesting… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/lean-not-just-plant-floor/

People Make the Difference: Optimize Your Workforce

Manufacturers are increasingly recognizing the enormous impact that their people can have on efficiency and growth, and are launching initiatives to optimize their workforce. By Pierfrancesco Manenti
Manufacturers are increasingly recognizing the enormous impact that their people can have on efficiency and growth, and are launching initiatives to optimize their workforce. B… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/people-make-difference-optimize-your-workforce/

Report: Lean Comes up Short on Reducing Costs

Lean, Six Sigma and other continuous improvement programs are failing to delivery significant, sustained cost reductions to manufacturers, a study recently published by consulting firm AlixPartners LLC contends.
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