So what’s the best alternative to Six Sigma - contd. from the last post

So what’s the best alternative to Six Sigma for process improvement? Well, there really is no one alternative that’s best for all processes and circumstances. Companies really need a combination of tools and approaches. The best companies in process management already have such a combination. You hear about Lean Six Sigma, which is a combination of some of the lean approaches found in the Toyota Production System and Six Sigma, but actually the mix should be even broader. Johnson & Johnson, for example, in its “Process Excellence” program, also adds a component involving breakthrough change. Even Motorola, where Six Sigma was born, also incorporates a method for creating breakthrough process improvements.
To be contd.....

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