Strength-based Lean Six Sigma is a new way of approaching process improvement that combines the best practices of two established methodologies to generate a new approach in order to help you develop and deliver increased high performance in any organization. It is the first book to use approaches in business improvement as well as organizational change for optimum organizational performance and improved agility. Combining the energy and motivation released through a strengths-based approach with the focus on quality and efficiency generated by lean six sigma, it offers practitioners from all disciplines the opportunity to understand each other and work successfully together to drive effective and powerful change programmes.
Chapter - 00: Introduction; Section - ONE: Define; Chapter - 01: Approaches to organizational change and process improvement; Chapter - 02: Strength-based approaches to change; Section - TWO: Discover; Chapter - 03: The birth of Strength-based Lean Six Sigma; Chapter - 04: The potential contribution of the Strength-based approaches to Lean Six Sigma; Chapter - 05: The principles behind the strength-based approach to Lean Six Sigma; Chapter - 06: Exploring the 'positive core'; Section - THREE: Dream; Chapter - 07: What is Strength-based Lean Six Sigma?; Chapter - 08: The vision for a Strength-based Lean Six Sigma practice; Chapter - 09: Strength-based metrics and performance review; Chapter - 10: Approaches to Strength-based Lean Six Sigma; Section - FOUR: Design; Chapter - 11: The Strength-based Lean Six Sigma Tools; Chapter - 12: The Strength-based Lean Six Sigma process - classic frameworks with a fresh twist; Chapter - 13: A proposed design for a strength-based Kaizen event; Chapter - 14: Moving beyond frameworks and tools; Section - FIVE: Deliver/Destiny; Chapter - 15: Introducing Appreciative Inquiry to organizations practising Lean Six Sigma; Chapter - 16: Defining the topic of inquiry; Chapter - 17: Strength-based Lean Six Sigma case stories; Chapter - 18: Destiny - opening the door to the future of Strength-based Lean Six Sigma