My business is 3 years old – should I get a lean six sigma black belt?

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lean six sigma black belt

Many business owners worry about whether they’re ready for the lean six sigma treatment. Almost always lean six sigma can help your business, but whether you should run before you can walk is another matter. If you think you’re there, or pretty close, then it is definitely worth considering. Remember that a lean six sigma black belt is a highly … Read More

My business is 3 years old – should I get a lean six sigma black belt? was last modified: April 22nd, 2016 by Nik Lemmens

7 Wastes of Lean: Are They Relevant to Small Businesses? #Lean #SME

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7 wastes of lean

What are the 7 wastes of Lean and are they relevant to small business? In Lean business thinking, one of the key principles is the identification of waste in any process / system. There is an accepted framework for approaching this, with seven recognised ‘wastes’ of Lean, which can be used to categorise everything that doesn’t add value and indeed is harming your business. Each … Read More

7 Wastes of Lean: Are They Relevant to Small Businesses? #Lean #SME was last modified: February 16th, 2016 by Andrew Johnson

What is Lean 5S and why is it useful in a small business?

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Can 5S be used in a small business and how?

What is Lean 5S and why is it useful in a small business? What is 5S? Why do we think that all small businesses would benefit from using it?At its simplest, 5S is a lean methodology that seeks to eliminate waste and create value within an organisation. Some may consider it just another tool but trust me it’s much more than … Read More

What is Lean 5S and why is it useful in a small business? was last modified: January 23rd, 2016 by Andrew Johnson