By Priya Venkatesh, Staff Writer
Do you want to integrate lean principles and six sigma processes? Are you not clear with the thin line between six sigma and lean principles? Read on to know more details.
The steps that involve in the incorporation of lean principles to six sigma business processes can be summarized as follows:
Read one of our previous post titled "Applying Lean Manufacturing to Six Sigma" to know more on applying lean principles to Six Sigma processes in detail.
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Lean manufacturing tools enhance six sigma primarily in the Improve and Control phases of the DMAIC model of six sigma. Many lean tools such as OEE, 5S, kaizen, line balance, takt time, etc, all work where applicable during the improve phase. One of the best tools for the control phase is the standardized operations tool of lean manufacturing
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