Book Reveals The Secret of Accelerating and Sustaining Lean/Sigma Gains.
Have you ever wondered why well designed, fully implemented, and widely praised Six Sigma/Lean projects fail to sustain the promised gains? It's all about behavior.
In author Michael McCarthy's book, Sustain Your Gains: Accelerate Improvement, Sustain Gains, the People Side of Lean-Six Sigma, the behavioral aspects of the worker and the work processes and work environment of Six Sigma are brought to the forefront, leaving readers with a clear understanding of why pervious initiatives have not sustained the promised gains and what can and should be done differently to accelerate lasting improvement.
It has been said that Lean is 30% systems and 70% people. As a veteran Lean/Performance Consultant, McCarthy's book leads you to focus the energy of the 70% people side of Lean-Sigma in a how-to format. It will also introduce you to Aubrey Daniels International's proven people methodology and how to apply it to your Lean/Sigma initiative to sustain your hard won gains.
"As Lean and Six Sigma applications have spread throughout business and industry, a gap has begun to be noticed," said Dr. Aubrey C. Daniels. "That gap is the significant number of Lean and Six Sigma applications that are not sustained. That gap is on the people side of Lean and Six Sigma. Sustain Your Gains shows how to close the gap."
This book will teach you to:
• Focus the energy of the 70% people side of Lean-Sigma in a how-to format and from a veteran. Lean/Performance consultant Michael McCarthy.
• How to add Aubrey Daniels International's proven people methodology to your Lean/Sigma initiative, to sustain your hard won gains.
• Make a process improvement last by systematically applying positive reinforcement and other behavior analytic tools.
Introduction: The problem of Sustaining Gains
Part One: The Concepts and The Missing Pieces
Part Two: Tools to Accelerate and Sustain Gains
Author: Michael McCarthy