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Breaking Consultant’s Code : 5 Whys as Brainstorming Tool

Data analysis is one of the best ways to validate a y=f(x) assumption, but teams who are familiar with processes can often arrive at some basic relationships through a process known as the 5 Whys. This is a brainstorming tool that asks increasingly granular why questions about a problem or process, seeking to understand the Read more about Breaking Consultant’s Code : 5 Whys as Brainstorming Tool[…]

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Six Sigma Problem Functions : y=f(x)

Because Six Sigma approaches things with a statistical mindset, it considers all problems as a function. Using mathematical symbols, this looks like: The y=f(x) statement can be used in two ways. First, it is a general map for stating a problem. Y (the problem) occurs because some X (input or cause) is occurring. In reality, Read more about Six Sigma Problem Functions : y=f(x)[…]

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Lean 101 : Seven Types of Waste in Lean

Muda is a Japanese word that translates to waste. It describes a concept of being useless, unnecessary, or idle. The concept that waste must be eliminated in a process is a driving concept of the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing. Waste is a non-value-added task (NVA) within a process. Some types of waste are Read more about Lean 101 : Seven Types of Waste in Lean[…]

Juggling the right amount of Six Sigma projects

Juggling the Right Amount of Six Sigma Projects

A critical part of Lean Six Sigma success for organizations is knowing when teams reach maximum project load by aware of the right amount of Six Sigma projects in their hands. Even when organizations hire employees dedicated to process improvement, they can only sustain a certain number of improvement projects without substantially reducing the positive Read more about Juggling the Right Amount of Six Sigma Projects[…]

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What is Process From Lean Six Sigma View?

In our previous articles, we have explained the concept of Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma methodology and its components. Today we’ll begin to explore at what a process is and how it works as used as foundation to build project works throughout the continuous improvement process. A process is a collection of tasks, steps, or Read more about What is Process From Lean Six Sigma View?[…]

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When to Use Six Sigma

Some organizations make use of various project improvement methods such as Six Sigma, Lean, Rummler-Brache, JumpStart and many more. As the management, the challenge is to make the right decision. The other businesses are shouting about Six Sigma application. But the is no miracle cure for everything. This is the guideline of when to use Read more about When to Use Six Sigma[…]

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Lean Six Sigma Structure : Roles and Responsible

Lean Six Sigma deployment is not something new to the industry. We heard about Lean Six Sigma belters; Green, Black and Master Black Belt. But do you know, the belters are not the only role in Six Sigma organization structure? Most of organizations deploy the Lean Six Sigma are not run only by the belters. Read more about Lean Six Sigma Structure : Roles and Responsible[…]

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Lean Dalam Sektor Awam : Efisyen Dalam Pilihanraya

Perkhidmatan dalam sektor awam amat kritikal dan mutu kualiti perkhidmatan yang tinggi dan effsyen serta berkesan merupakan satu aspek yang amat dituntut oleh orang awam. Perkhidmatan pilihanraya juga termasuk dalam situasi ini, dan tidak boleh dipandang enteng walaupun berjalan 5 tahun sekali. Maka saya ingin berkongsi berkenaan bagaimana lean dalam sektor awam khususnya di dalam Read more about Lean Dalam Sektor Awam : Efisyen Dalam Pilihanraya[…]