Many business books focus on theories and abstractions that real world businesses cannot implement. Bill Carreira and Bill Trudell provide a practical, action-oriented approach to eliminating waste and boosting quality. They use real-world examples from their consulting experience to show you how to create, measure and manage value. While some of their information may seem a bit technical, the authors present their method as clearly and as practically as they can. Lean Six Sigma can help you make dramatic improvements. getAbstract suggests this useful manual to engineers, and to manufacturing and operations managers.
In this summary, you will learn
- What a Lean Six Sigma quality program involves
- How to fight seven kinds of waste
- How to use the “5S” system to streamline and standardize operations.
About the Authors
Bill Carreira has more than 30 years of experience in helping manufacturing firms as president of his own consulting firm in Sarasota, FL. Bill Trudell, president of Val-Stream consulting in Bradenton, FL, uses Lean Six Sigma to help companies eliminate waste and expense.