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Lean Six Sigma: Step-by-Step Guide to Improve Quality and Eliminate Defects in Any Process

Narrated by: Sam Slydell
Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
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Summary

Every business wishes to provide an exceptional product to their customers. They want to be able to do this and meet their customers' needs, while also reducing costs to ensure profits stay as high as possible. But in many companies, there is a level of waste and inefficiency that shouldn’t be there. The result is a product that is of lower quality than the customer wants, more cost, and just more of a hassle for everyone involved.

Lean Six Sigma is a process that can help to get all of this under control. When you learn how to follow this methodology, you will be able to implement it into your business in order to get the best of both worlds. You can provide the customer with a high-quality product that meets their needs while also keeping your costs, in the long term, to a minimum.

This guidebook is going to discuss everything you need to know to get started with Lean Six Sigma. There are many different things to look over with this methodology including: 

  • The basics of Six Sigma
  • What is Six Sigma
  • Why you should use this method in your business
  • The importance of having employees certified with Six Sigma
  • Some of the most common myths about Six Sigma and how to avoid them
  • How to deploy Six Sigma
  • The benefits of implementing this methodology in your business
  • How to manage a Six Sigma team
  • How to use this methodology in sales
  • How to use Six Sigma to overcome any barriers that are in your business
  • Some of the best software tools that work well with Six Sigma

When you are ready to see what Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma can do for your business, and you want to reduce waste and inefficiencies while providing a high-quality product and meeting your customer's needs, make sure to check out Lean Six Sigma. This guidebook will help you get started.  

©2019 Bill Galvin (P)2019 Bill Galvin

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My go-to reference for Lean Six Sigma tools & tips

I am a Lean Six sigma master black belt with an entire shelf devoted to lean six sigma books and this is the one I go to the most. Practical advise and well organized.

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All the equations in one place

This is not a stand-alone teaching tool -its a great light weight book that has all the equations in one place. It's Narrated by: Sam Slydell

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complete audio book!!!


The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Tool book is today's most complete and results-based reference to the tools and concepts needed to understand, implement, and leverage Lean Six Sigma. The only guide that groups tools by purpose and use, this hands-on reference provides: Sections for each tool explaining how to create it, how to interpret what you find, and expert tips


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Ideal Summary

This is a Tool book, covering all of the essential tools required by Lean Manufacturing, Quality and Six Sigma practitioners. The various statistical and process tools are covered. This is a well-made reference book for those who have learned the materials previously. It is not an introduction, history, study guide .

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Excellent Resource!

This is a great resource for both the experienced and novice lean six sigma practitioner. I've referenced it many times and keep it on my desk at work, as do several of my coworkers.

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Great book

As a six sigma lean best book, I find this book to be invaluable for quick reference on the job. Concise and to the point!

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Effective audio book

Contrary to what most people believe, Lean Six Sigma is not just applicable in the manufacturing industry. It is a process that can be used effectively in most organizations, even in the service industry. A lot of companies have embraced Lean Six Sigma today and are doing well against their competition.

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Greater management system

Lean, six sigma are part of the greater management system of Business Process Management. Core is the identification of processes, factors in the process, measurement and control and evolution of processes that meet and exceed the process customer. The processes outlined are a reference to implementing process improvement

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Easy to learn

It is easy to look at Lean Six Sigma from the perspective of what the company can gain from your expertise, and overlook the personal contribution that these classes will have in your life.

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career growth path

On your career growth path, Lean Six Sigma is something that will make you a desirable employee in your organization or take a leap of faith and consider a career in consulting. Whichever the case, your certification will get you places, more so if you have attained master black belt status.

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