By Terence T. Burton
Within the new financial system, the mandates for development tasks are speedy deployment and sustainable effects. Accelerating Lean Six Sigma effects offers real-world course for this new development time table with unique swift deployment and the Scalable Lean Six Sigma procedure for fast reaching high-impact effects, go back on funding, and progress in worldwide marketplace share.
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One must not forget that GE’s initiatives were led by Jack Welch and a strong leadership team (who used the term lunatic fringe to describe their leadership behavior regarding Lean Six Sigma). Everyone was amused by this descriptor, but Jack was right on the mark. GE has always had their own version of the strategic leadership and vision, deployment planning, and execution factors driving all their improvement initiatives. Success is a leadership choice, and a successful deployment is leadership controllable.
They assign them with a project—one that may or may not matter—so that participants can show up at their first training class with an assigned project. They take these people through four weeks of training and then ask them to apply what they have learned to their assigned project. Upon successful completion of the training and their project, they are awarded their black belts. Then they are sent back into the organization where there is no improvement infrastructure to further develop their new skills, and expect them become instantly disciplined, problem-solving superheroes while fighting with others who are firefighting and winging it with their leadership’s blessing.
Improvement was both functionally and realistically separated from the responsibilities and performance metrics of process owners. This was another Field of Dreams improvement initiative: if you train the black belts, the results will eventually come. Educators and trainers have cleverly packaged and branded Lean Six Sigma as an enterprise-wide improvement initiative. However, the training materials, examples, and experiences of most educators have a production-floor focus and a leftover 1980s spin of TQM and other previous improvement programs.