Handbook on Continuous Improvement Transformation

The Lean Six Sigma Framework and Systematic Methodology for Implementation

Authors: van Aartsengel, Aristide, Kurtoglu, Selahattin

  • ​Provides a framework and systematic methodology for "Continuous Improvement"
  • Based on a global project management standard (PMI - PMBOK)
  • Connects the Lean Six-Sigma model with the PDSA cycle
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This handbook provides a comprehensive and detailed framework for the implementation of "Continuous Improvement" and Lean Six Sigma in a professional project management environment. For this purpose the book brings together Lean Six Sigma and the PMBOK standard for project management. It provides an integrated approach, which can be used for both transactional and manufacturing businesses to better define ways to reduce costs, enhance processes ,and achieve faster implementation and new product or service development. The reader is guided carefully and reliably through the detailed procedures introduced in this book using a comprehensive, conceptual and practical well-balanced approach.

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“It provides the reader all the tools, metrics, measures required to be put into practice straight away. It is very detailed and at the same time practical, it is the best book I have read so far on this subject. I would definitely recommend the ‘Handbook on Continuous Improvement Transformation’ and like me, I hope it helps you on your process transformation journeys.” (Inside Business, Vol. 2 (5), April, 2015)


Table of contents (36 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Aartsengel, Aristide (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Defining Lean Six Sigma

    Aartsengel, Aristide (et al.)

    Pages 7-24

  • Framework and Methodology

    Aartsengel, Aristide (et al.)

    Pages 25-30

  • “PDSA Initiate” Process Group

    Aartsengel, Aristide (et al.)

    Pages 31-51

  • “PDSA Plan” Process Group

    Aartsengel, Aristide (et al.)

    Pages 53-56

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-35901-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-35900-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-43878-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook on Continuous Improvement Transformation
Book Subtitle
The Lean Six Sigma Framework and Systematic Methodology for Implementation
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-35901-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-35901-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-35900-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43878-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 643
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