Maximizing Six Sigma Effectiveness

TOC and Six Sigma – Better Together An article from Focused Performance
With my reputation as a vocal proponent of the Theory of Constraints as a framework for management and improvement I often get asked about how it compares with Six Sigma. Coming from a pre-independent background that included working for a pre-six-sigma, mature TQM, Baldrige-winning company that was big into process management, I feel pretty comfortable in both realms. (Despite being a “sans-a-belt” practitioner.) 

The two approaches do come to improvement from different directions, although that is not to say that they are in any way incompatible. But rather than rely purely on my own interpretation of Six Sigma, here’s a description of it from the Six Sigma Forum…

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