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Lean Six Sigma For Leaders: A Practical Guide for Leaders to Transform the Way They Run Their Organisation

  By Martin Brenig-Jones & Jo Dowdall

Published April 2018 by Wiley

£18.99/ US$27.50/ EUR 22.60

Hardcover and e-book

ISBN: 9781119374749

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:05 am EDT

While many companies have implemented either Lean or Six Sigma, there is a growing interest in a combined approach. Implementing the most effective aspects of each results in a more potent, adaptable system that benefits a wider range of organisations. Showing readers what a high-performing Lean Six Sigma culture looks like day-to-day, this new book contains best practices for structuring and practising Lean Six Sigma and explains how to adopt this game-changing approach with minimal disruption.

Down-to-earth and jargon-free, industry influencers Martin Brenig-Jones and Jo Dowdall open up the world of Lean Six Sigma in a way senior management can immediately use to create the optimal environment for improving operations every day.

Specifically designed for the busy executive and written from a leaders’ perspective, Lean Six Sigma For Leaders contains real-world case studies of a diverse variety of organisations including Barclays, Ricoh UK, and the UK Government’s Central Government Department and Homes and Communities Agency, illustrating implementation to show readers what went right, what went wrong, what they learned and what they would have done differently.

Outstanding quality control and continuous improvement shouldn't be complicated and burdensome. With Lean Six Sigma For Leaders, readers can quickly understand and practice the next-level solution to operations management.

Lean Six Sigma For Leaders is available in hardcover and e-book priced £18.99

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

MARTIN BRENIG-JONES is Managing Director of Catalyst Consulting, Europe's leading Lean and Lean Six Sigma consulting and training company. An industry expert with more than two decades of experience, he has high-level expertise in process management and the EFQM excellence model.

During his career, he was head of quality at British Telecom, where he elevated several large BT divisions to award-winning levels. He has held several senior management roles at other organisations in communications systems, software and systems development.

A practising Lean Six Sigma trainer and coach with clients all over Europe, Russia and the United States, Martin is Co-author of the popular Lean Six Sigma for Dummies.

JO DOWDALL began her career in Continuous Improvement in the year 2000 and has been a keen practitioner, coach, trainer and advocate ever since. Before joining Catalyst Consulting, Jo was a Quality Manager, a Black Belt, a Business Excellence assessor and trainer, and an implementer of ISO management systems.

Jo has worked internationally within a broad range of sectors to deliver training and facilitate improvement. These include the public sector and government departments, utilities, telecoms, retailers and manufacturers.

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