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Title: Investigations on sensitizing and orienting small and medium enterprises towards the implementation of Lean Six Sigma
Researcher: Michael Gnanaraj, S
Guide(s): Devadasan, S R
Lean Six Sigma
Mechanical engineering
Six Sigma
Small and medium enterprises
Upload Date: 22-Sep-2014
University: Anna University
Completed Date: 01/06/2011
Abstract: During the last four decades lean manufacturing paradigm and Six Sigma concept have been offering valuable solutions to modern companies in competition Consequently modern companies compete with each other by decreasing the prices of products and services offered by them One of the ways of decreasing the prices of products and services is the elimination of unnecessary activities and wastes The solutions for carrying out this task are provided by lean manufacturing paradigm Another way of overcoming the competition is to achieve defect free production and service This task is newlineachievable through the application of Six Sigma concept Thus both lean manufacturing paradigm and Six Sigma concept have a common goal of enabling modern companies to acquire competitive strengths Because of their common goal frontier researchers superimposed lean manufacturing paradigm and Six Sigma concept on each other and brought out Lean Six Sigma model While the world has realized the need of adopting Lean Six Sigma model there has been a change occurring in organizational scenario in the pattern of producing products and offering services According to this change modern large size companies have been increasingly outsourcing their activities to small and medium enterprises newline
Pagination: xviii, 187p.
Appears in Departments:Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

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