Lean and Six Sigma are markedly different methodologies, but when combined, are a powerful business improvement practice.
Lean is defined as:
A few examples of waste are:
Six sigma is defined as:
A few examples of variation are:
Combining Lean and Six Sigma is an excellent means for considering all business practices. The combination of Lean Six Sigma helps organizations:
Using the combined Lean Six Sigma methodology takes maximum advantage of the power of both. One without the other can lead to higher cost or higher reject rates, respectively.
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