New online training course launched

Award winning lean six sigma training has now been launched online by Catalyst Consultants.
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5S- We are doing it wrong part 2

In the second part of his two part investigation NTNU associate professor Torbjorn Netland, continues to cast an eye over 5S, tells us where we
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Four Lane Process Mapping

A lean approach to administrative process improvement.
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Strategy for lean supply chains

Andrew Hemmings, of Tier Link Limited beings us the second part of his ideas on the most effective way to undertake a lean supply chain.
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The evolution of lean to OpEx: studies in success

Kevin Duggan, of Duggan Associates, explores how lean has transformed over the years and spawned its shoot-offs. Are they greater than their predecessor or do
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Common mistakes in lean management

Thomas Bertels, managing partner of Valeocon Management Consulting, and Rizwan Khan, vice president of continuous improvement at Lincoln Financial Group, write about those niggling errors

Applying LSS for sustainability

Balasaheb Bhau Albhar, is the head of quality and EHS MBB at Umicore Autocat India Pvt. (European MNC) and in this article explores issues of
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Out of the blue: In search of excellence

Bill Bellows presents his new column, Out of the blue which highlights concepts associated with an integration of ideas from W. Edwards Deming, Russell Ackoff,

A kaizen strategy to achieve LSS

Bruce Hagenau, president of fabricators Metcam, discusses how the Georgia, USA firm reaped big rewards with kaizen.