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Comparing Operational Excellence Programs like Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and Lean Six Sigma

Once a company grows to a certain size, the operational complexity that comes with that growth starts to become a liability. Without standardization of processes and products, companies inevitably face a growing number of quality problems, which can result in a decline in both revenue and brand reputation.

It’s no coincidence that so many of the Fortune 500 have some form of operational excellence programs, ranging from Lean Manufacturing to Six Sigma to internally developed programs. To help identify which might be best for your company, this post compares some common operational excellence programs that have helped others looking to break into the upper levels of market leadership.

Rachel Beavins Tracy
By Rachel Beavins Tracy
on Tue, Aug 02, 2016
   
Comparing Operational Excellence Programs like Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and Lean Six Sigma

Once a company grows to a certain size, the operational complexity that comes with that growth starts to become a liability....

Rachel Beavins Tracy
By Rachel Beavins Tracy
on Tue, Aug 02, 2016
Harmonizing Quality and EHS for Operational Excellence

In life and in business, sometimes getting to the next level requires modeling our behavior after the people (or companies)...

Rachel Beavins Tracy
By Rachel Beavins Tracy
on Thu, Jun 02, 2016
Where Quality and Environmental Health and Safety Meet [Roundup]

In this roundup, we pull from the EtQ archives to show you the benefits of an integrated Quality and Environmental Health...

Brenda Percy
By Brenda Percy
on Tue, Sep 22, 2015

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