Mention Six Sigma and words such as, quality, cleanliness,
perfection, robust, repeatable, mechanical come to mind. And much as it has
become a “go to” tool for improvement in almost several departments such as Finance
and Manufacturing, seldom has it been practiced in HR. The connotation is
because HR involves non-tangible elements such as Communication, Employee
Relations, Succession Planning, Hiring and Conflict Management that at first glance do not seem to directly
Lean Six Sigma for New Year’s Resolution
Another new year, another resolution? Here’s an idea to make it work this time or at least make it a little more successful than your previous new year resolutions. It’s an approach that is used quite effectively in the business world so why not use it in other non-business situations, including your personal new year resolutions. It is a technique or set of techniques called Lean Six Sigma. One tool that could be really effective for a new ye...