Lean Six Sigma Experts Blog

Sep
22
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) CMMI is a capability model developed by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) along with a group of government and industry representatives and is defined as a “non-prescriptive collections of best practices that infuse quality into products through the use of better processes throughout the entire...
Sep
09
Continuous Improvement in the SCOR World Supply Chain Operations Reference Model (or SCOR) is the world’s “most widely accepted framework for evaluating and comparing supply chain activities and their performance.” The model was established and is maintained by the Supply Chain Council which is a global non-profit organization made up of “all...
Sep
01
In order for leaders to better manage their teams for continuous improvement initiatives, it is important for them to implement a change management model. Let us take a look at one of the most commonly applied change models in the industry William Bridges’ Three Phase Transition Model: This is another popular change management model that was...
Aug
18
There are several models for change management that can help better leaders’ teams. Let us take a look at one of the most commonly applied change models used: Kotter 8 Step Change Model: The Kotter Model is probably the most used change management model in the last decade. Even companies like GE adopted the Kotter model as part of their Six Sigma...
Aug
11
Change Management Models In a previous post, we discussed change management and it’s importance for continuous improvement initiatives. The following is one change management model that can help leaders manage their teams. Let us take a look at one of the most commonly applied change models in the industry ADKAR®: The ADKAR® change management...
Jul
30
The importance of change management to successful continuous improvement initiatives cannot be expressed enough. Anytime there is a change it needs to be managed. Otherwise the transformation initiative is bound to fail. Studies have shown that more than 60 percent of transformational initiatives fail, not due to the lack of technical or resources...
Jul
22
In a previous post we discussed when it makes more sense to build an internal capability versus hiring an external consultant. As we now know, a sustainable continuous improvement program requires the right corporate infrastructure in place that can support and build the continuous improvement program. Before we get to the details of how a typical...
Jul
16
It is a well-known truth in the business world now that Lean and Six Sigma are powerful process Improvement tools. While everyone agrees on this philosophically, why is it so hard to be successful at implementing, sustaining and excelling in this journey? We have found 10 ingredients that are essential for having a successful Lean Six Sigma...
Jun
18
Continuous Improvement Methodologies Continuous improvement is needed for the firm to perform similar activities better that will enable the firm to provide higher level of quality and service at a much faster rate compared to the competition. However, as companies deploy continuous improvement programs, they need to be aware of the fact that...
Jun
10
LSSE Kaizen Events:  A Kaizen Event is an action that is deployed in order to improve processes. Kaizen, specifically, is the exercise of continuous improvement. Having continuous improvement allows companies to optimize their competitive strategy; do better, be more efficient than their competitors...

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