Leading Holistic Improvement with Lean Six Sigma 2.0 (2nd edition)

Leading Holistic Improvement with Lean Six Sigma 2.0 (2nd edition)

By: Ron D. Snee (author), Roger W. Hoerl (author)Hardback

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A Holistic Approach to Performance Improvement That Reflects 30 Years of Six Sigma Learning Leading Holistic Improvement with Lean Six Sigma 2.0 distills all that's been learned about Six Sigma over the past three decades, helping you build and execute on modern holistic strategies to radically improve processes and performance. It's the definitive modern guide to Lean Six Sigma for executives, champions, Black Belts, Green Belts, and every stakeholder concerned with performance improvement. In addition, it notes the limitations of Lean Six Sigma and explains how to broaden deployments to true holistic improvement, integrating multiple improvement methodologies. Renowned experts Ronald Snee and Roger Hoerl help you launch or accelerate comprehensive "Lean Six Sigma 2.0" initiatives, integrating modern techniques to improve customer satisfaction, employee engagement, growth, and profitability across your organization. They introduce important recent advances in Lean Six Sigma theory and practice, and offer new case studies illuminating opportunities for holistic improvement. With an ideal mix of fundamental concepts and real-world case studies, the authors help you broaden your portfolio of improvement methodologies, integrating systems for process management, control, and risk management. This revision incorporates decades of collective experience in improvement initiatives, the most relevant research on what does and doesn't work, and contains three completely new chapters, as well as two previously unpublished holistic improvement case studies. This innovative approach is specifically designed to help you solve large, complex, and unstructured problems; and manage risk in a world of cyberattacks, terrorism, and fragmentation. Plan and deploy a modern Lean Six Sigma strategy that fully reflects your organization Learn and apply key lessons from the world's best implementations Integrate key success factors into a step-by-step process for improvement, and avoid common pitfalls that lead to failure Master all facets of Lean Six Sigma leadership, including strategy, goal setting, metrics, training, roles/responsibilities, processes, reporting, rewards, and ongoing management review Evolve your deployment to true holistic improvement that leverages modern methods and encompasses the entire organization Make the most of big data analytics and other modern methods Choose the optimal improvement method for each complex challenge you face Use a focus on improvement as a leadership development tool

About Author

Ronald Snee, PhD, Founder and President of Snee Associates, LLC, has 25+ years of experience in process improvement, strategic planning, quality, management, training system design and delivery, and statistics. Prior to this role, he was employed by the DuPont Company for 24 years in a variety of assignments. Roger Hoerl, PhD, Associate Professor of Statistics at Union College, formerly led the Applied Statistics Laboratory at GE Global Research. Co-authors of several books, Snee and Hoerl are each recipients of one of the American Society for Quality's highest honors, the Shewhart Medal.


Chapter 1 A New Paradigm Is Needed Chapter 2 What Is Holistic Improvement? Chapter 3 Key Methodologies in a Holistic Improvement System Chapter 4 Case Studies in Holistic Improvement Chapter 5 How to Successfully Implement Lean Six Sigma 2.0 Chapter 6 Launching the Initiative Chapter 7 Managing the Effort Chapter 8 Sustaining Momentum and Growing Chapter 9 The Way We Work Chapter 10 Final Thoughts for Leaders Appendix A Ensuring Project and Initiative Success Appendix B Glossary Appendix C Acronyms Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780134288888
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780134288888
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 0134288882
  • edition: 2nd edition

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