Lean Six Sigma Approaches in Manufacturing, Services, and Production, 1st Edition

  • Benedict M. Uzochukwu
  • Edem G. Tetteh
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1466673214
  • ISBN-13: 9781466673212
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

Lean Six Sigma has evolved progressively over time from quality efforts within an enterprise that are independent, to complex systems changing the concept from a simple network to complex alliance formation among firms. The changes created by these transformations present novel challenges and issues to new and established businesses alike. LEAN SIX SIGMA APPROACHES IN MANUFACTURING, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTION presents emerging research-based trends in the area of global quality lean six sigma networks and analysis. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach focusing on research, cases, and emerging technologies, this title provides insight and support to researchers, students, executives, managers, and practitioners concerned with the management of quality and efficiency across industries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Total Quality Management Practices in Multinational Corporations.
2: Enterprise Resource Planning and Lean Six Sigma.
3: A Framework for Nondestructive Evaluation Application in Supply Chain Management.
4: Improving Supply Chain Delivery Performance Using Lean Six Sigma.
5: An Assessment of Lean Communication at a Nuclear Power Plant.
6: Lean Continuous Improvement Builds Excellence and Engagement.
7: Manufacturing Production Companies Can Gain Strategic Global Advantage Using Lean Six Sigma.
8: Data Fusion Aiding Tool (DAFAT) Design for Emergency Command and Control Using Lean Principles.
9: Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare: A Review of Theory and Practice.
10: An Assessment of Leadership Traits and the Success of Six Sigma Projects.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Total Quality Management Practices in Multinational Corporations.
2: Enterprise Resource Planning and Lean Six Sigma.
3: A Framework for Nondestructive Evaluation Application in Supply Chain Management.
4: Improving Supply Chain Delivery Performance Using Lean Six Sigma.
5: An Assessment of Lean Communication at a Nuclear Power Plant.
6: Lean Continuous Improvement Builds Excellence and Engagement.
7: Manufacturing Production Companies Can Gain Strategic Global Advantage Using Lean Six Sigma.
8: Data Fusion Aiding Tool (DAFAT) Design for Emergency Command and Control Using Lean Principles.
9: Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare: A Review of Theory and Practice.
10: An Assessment of Leadership Traits and the Success of Six Sigma Projects.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.