Amazon which started as an online bookstore is arguably one of the most famous companies in the world and makes up around 40 percent of all online sales.
Lean Six Sigma is a program that aims to maximize company’s value by increasing quality, speed, customer satisfaction, and decreasing costs. It achieves this by merging tools and principles from both Lean and Six Sigma.
If we study the principles of Lean Six Sigma’s philosophy, we will understand that it actually helps make improvements in just about every line of business. This includes the legal fraternity; people who make their living by arguing in courtrooms.
While both tools focus on eradicating waste in the operational process, Sigma advocates argue waste happens when you deviate from the process. Meanwhile, Lean practitioners tend to attribute waste to unnecessary work that detracts from your end goal.
It requires an understanding of how Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies can be implemented in people intensive processes.