Chapter 5
What Is Lean Six Sigma?
In This Chapter
♦ A world-class improvement method
♦ Better, faster, and cheaper
♦ Why Lean Six Sigma was inevitable
♦ The history and lineage of Lean Six Sigma
♦ Lean Six Sigma as a means for creating additional value
Lean Six Sigma is the combination of two world-class approaches to organizational performance improvement. This chapter will give you more details about why and how the two methods of Lean and Six Sigma became blended into one. We also show you which companies have led the way in this important integration. Finally, we’ll focus on the concept of value, or Value Creation, which is the overriding principle of Lean Six Sigma.

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