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Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge

This is a comprehensive collection of the works of George Lee Sye. It includes a range of lean and six sigma books that cover the role of line managers and business leaders as well as the detailed activities of green and black belt level practitioners.

Lean Six Sigma Books for MBB, BB and GB Level Practitioners

BB Part 1 – Extraordinary Team Leadership

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This book presents tools and processes for working with people , managing innovation and decision making, leading productive meetings and getting the most out of a team.

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BB Part 2 – Process Mastery with Lean Six Sigma 2nd Ed.

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This book is currently only available in print format. It is a complete reference book for Lean Six Sigma Black Belts who will be leading throughput & production flow improvements (Lean orientation) as well as improvements focused on managing and controlling process variation (Six Sigma orientation). It is currently being converted to digital format.

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BB Part 3 – Project Tollgates and Checklists

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This book provides concise checklists for each phase of the DMAIC model that prompt the user to think about important components of work to consider before moving on to the next phase. Readers also have access to the core questions a Master Black Belt should be asking at each of the tollgates of a Lean Six Sigma project.

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BB Part 4 – Systematic Problem Solving for Managers

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This book complements the Lean and Six Sigma toolkits with a systematic process and tools for addressing event based special cause problems and failures.

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BB Part 5 – SigmaXL Statistical Analysis Handbook

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This digital handbook presents instructions for using the most common analysis tools of Six Sigma. It is a highly relevant and detailed explanation of the steps to follow to apply these most common tools using SigmaXL Statistical Analysis software.

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Lean Six Sigma Books for BI Leaders and Line Managers

BI Leader Part 1 – Lean Six Sigma Terms and Definitions

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This book presents the language of Lean Six Sigma in easy to read layman’s terms. It is a comprehensive compilation of acronyms, terms and definitions designed to help every business leader and Lean Six Sigma practitioner alike understand and use language associated with these methodologies.

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BI Leader Part 2 – How to Develop Your BI Operating System

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The author shows us how to do the single most important thing a BI leader must do to ensure they are not one of those companies that fail in their improvement efforts – to create a management control framework, or as we refer to it – a business improvement operating system.

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BI Leader Part 3 – How to Develop Your BI Dashboard

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This book presents a discussion on the right elements to be measured and presented as a dashboard so that leaders of a Lean Six Sigma initiative are able to monitor, control and direct progress in the direction required for success.

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BI Leader Part 4 – How To Select Great Improvement Projects

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This book discusses one of the vital aspects of Lean Six Sigma implementation – Project Identification and Selection. The author provides a practical guide to multiple methods for choosing value adding business improvement projects.

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BI Leader Part 5 – Tools for Improvement Champions and Line Managers

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This book provides the tools and processes an improvement champion / line manager needs to understand value stream performance, and identify where to focus business improvement energy for the greatest business impact. As a bonus, it also includes project review tools relevant to a line manager or process owner.

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BI Leader Part 6 – People, Leadership, Growth

How To Lead People For Business Growth

This book provides a stimulating discussion on the psychology that underpins business success, how that is achieved through people and how you resolve many of the people issues you are confronted with today. A better understanding of human behaviour and the ability to get people to perform to their potential will have greater effect on business growth than any other skill.

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BI Leader Part 7 – Creating Wealth IN Business

How To Create Wealth In Business

The author discusses important concepts associated with how wealth is created in business and how you, as a business improvement professional, can link your improvement work to the valuation models used by boards and company CEOs.

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