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Organizations are successful if they incorporate structured steps for implementing Lean Six Sigma so that the enterprise as a whole benefits.
While there are a lot reasons not to consider Lean Six Sigma, the question you should be asking yourself is "Can we afford not to embrace Lean Six Sigma in our business?"
Around 1999, Hypertherm Inc. changed the manufacture of one of their products from a “craft style,” in which one person built the entire product from start to finish, to a team approach.
Recently I had a conversation with a senior quality engineer at a large manufacturing operation about the future of the quality profession. There is no definite answer because no one has a crystal ball but a transformation has been underway. There have been several studies published and many articles, including some by this author, written on this issue.