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An evaluation into the limitations and emerging trends of Six Sigma: an empirical study
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the limitations and emerging trends of Six Sigma through an empirical study. Six Sigma is one of the most powerful business process improvement strategies used by numerous ...
A study into the reasons for process improvement project failures: results from a pilot survey
Purpose Process improvement initiatives, such as Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma, typically have common characteristics that are carried through projects. Whilst a project’s performance is an important determinant of ...
An exploratory study into the use of lean six sigma to reduce medication errors in the Norwegian public healthcare context
Purpose Medication errors are a significant cause of injury in Norwegian hospitals. The purpose of this study is to explore how Lean Six Sigma (LSS) has been used in the Norwegian public health-care context to reduce ...