Lean Six Sigma and Lean QuickStart Guides

  • by ClydeBank Business
  • Narrated by Lucy Vest
  • 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Two Books for One Amazing Value: Lean Six Sigma and Lean Quickstart Guide !
Lean Six Sigma QuickStart Guide
Running an organization is simple. Running an organization that is effective and efficient and has little waste is another story. At the core of every organization, what defines how it operates on a day-to-day basis are its philosophy and strategy. Not to be overlooked, the theories and strategies deployed by management and reinforced by those who execute the organization's mission ultimately define its success. Process improvement, quality control, and customer satisfaction can simultaneously be managed and improved upon with the implementation of Lean Six Sigma.
Lean QuickStart Guide
Lean. Total quality management. Process improvement. If you're in the business world, you've undoubtedly heard these terms - from your supervisor, from a client, or from someone talking shop in the breakroom.
Don't get overwhelmed by the long books that simply have too much information and are impossible to follow. In the Lean QuickStart Guide, we will teach what you need to know to get up and running with lean.
You'll understand the fundamentals that form the lean business model so you can incorporate it into your business wheelhouse within hours.


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Excellent Summary of Lean Concepts

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This is an excellent summary of the Lean and Six Sigma (LSS) concepts. For those who are new to these ideas, it should give you a basic idea of the methodology involved.

It will not give you the knowledge to go out and immediately implement the LSS ideas. I don't know if any book would do that. But it will at least better familiarize you with what sort of things are focused on, as well as the terminology and framework behind LSS.

There is some repetition of key-points. Some people might not like that. But, if you're driving in your car and can't give the audio-book your full attention, it's nice, particularly when you think to yourself, "What did the author just say?" (and prepare to rewind). Or maybe that just happens to me? Also, I think that by repeating some key information, it helps with the memorization of these concepts.

In any case, you won't be a LSS Blackbelt when you're done listening to this audio-book. But this audio-book will certainly help you as you begin your journey into the concepts of continuous improvement, which starts with you and, ideally, results in significant improvements in the work place.

Full Disclosure: I received this book for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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- Mark, the Amazon Customer

Good Beginners guide

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

If you are a beginner to Lean, this would be a good place to start for minimal cost. It is repetative in places, but might help in comprehension

What does Lucy Vest bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

being able to listen to the book while completing other tasks make this a multi tasker's dream.

What did you take away from Lean Six Sigma and Lean QuickStart Guides that you can apply to your work?

As a lean practitioner, i personally did not learn anything new in this book, however, for the student or newcomer to lean methodologies, they would get an overall understanding of my lean is so important

Any additional comments?

Full Disclosure: I received this book free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review

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- Scott

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-15-2016
  • Publisher: ClydeBank Media LLC