5S is one of the fundamental tools used for a successful Lean deployment. 5S is used when there is a need to organize the work zone and to keep it clean and safe, enabling your creativity and productivity at higher levels.
The thought of being an entrepreneur is scary for some and a very comfortable situation for others. There are significant rewards for putting everything on the line, building a business and achieving success. However, that same drive that gives entrepreneurs that edge to win wants to take over everything they do.
Ever felt shortchanged after taking a training course? In today’s digital world, it is super easy for a so-called ‘expert’ to hang their shingle out there on the web and start getting results. That digital environment allows those ‘experts’ to dress up their site to appear rather professional and very credible. How can you avoid a situation that could adversely affect your professional development?
The Green Belt certification is in the middle of the career ladder of Six Sigma. It is the mid-level workhorse of the practice. A Green Belt brings to the table a deep understanding of the practice, its tools and the application of the professional standards. They analyze and solve quality problems and are involved in quality improvement projects.
With the practice of Lean methodology in healthcare emerging across the industry, the question was raised about the value of the methodology as applied to Emergency Departments (ED) of hospitals. A recent Institute of Medicine Report on Emergency Medicine warns of a looming crisis in emergency care in the US.