Lean Six Sigma – A strategy for business success, Part 3 of 3

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Lean Six Sigma – A strategy for business success, Part 3 of 3

Continuing from earlier … When choosing Projects to tackle, they should be SMART: – Specific: A narrow focus (to avoid lengthy projects that never finish) – Measurable: Data availability is good / plentiful – Achievable: The focus area is within our control or influen...

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Ni bheidh a leitheid ann aris

What makes a company? Its customers Its staff Its suppliers I thought of this saying “Ni bheidh a leitheid ann aris.” when visiting one of our suppliers recently. The Nenagh Guardian does a lot of printing for us at SQT. SQT was previously based near Nenagh and we co...

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The importance of coffee

Over a cup of coffee a few months back with Kevina O’Donoghue, our tutor on “Contamination Control”, the idea of starting up a Cleanroom Network was raised (nothing like caffeine to trigger the creative buds). We spent the next few weeks talking to companies wit...

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Lean Six Sigma – A strategy for business success, Part 2 of 3

Continuing from last week … Before we put this all together look at the following “principles” and see how they could be applied to your organisation. Principle #1 …‘Define Value’ Principle #2 …‘Identify the Value Stream’ This is all the steps and actions re...

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Lean Six Sigma – A strategy for business success, Part 1 of 3

We put together the following guide for Lean Six Sigma. Because it is long I will break it up into three posts. I hope you find it useful and welcome any comments. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to cha...

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