Lean Six Sigma for Good: Lessons from the Gemba (Volume 2)
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Last updated on 2020-10-10
About the Book
After writing the first book about why Lean and Six Sigma practitioners should volunteer their skills to help nonprofits (free to download), I wanted to give more tangible and real-life examples of how these tools and techniques can be applied.
I've reached out to friends and colleagues who are already volunteering their time, and asked them to write a chapter for the 2nd volume, called "Lessons Learned from the Gemba." Check out Volume 1 of this book series.
This book will continue to grow, as more and more volunteers share their experiences. We will update the book with each new chapter released (one piece flow), instead of waiting for all the chapters to be completed (batch).
Each author has agreed to donate 100% of any donations or book proceeds to the nonprofit of their choice. The proceeds will be split evenly based on when the book was sold, and how many chapters were in the book. If you know someone who would like to contribute, please have them contact us at LeanSixSigmaForGood.com
When you purchase the book, you will get all the new chapters (at least 8 total) for free, so you are encouraged to buy now. The cost of the book will go up with each release, until it reaches around $20.
Listen to a podcast about one of the first chapters from TRU Thrift Shop in Boulder, Colorado.
- Joe Wojniak and Lynn McCullough: Improving Thrift Shop Donations
- Tim Turner: Helping Others By Following The Toyota Way
- Douglas Cooper: Lessons from Liberia - Standard Work as the Foundation for Lean Practices
- Anita Havemann: Reducing Time and Complexity in Nonprofit Accounting
- Resources and Next Steps
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