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Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chains

Published: Tuesday, October 3, 2006 - 21:00

A new book offers a 10-step process for applying lean Six Sigma to supply chain management.

Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2006), by James William Martin, provides a description of the tools, methods and concepts for lean Six Sigma management as they relate to supply chain management. It includes more than 190 tables and figures that describe roadmaps, critical success characteristics and specific information on how to deploy the concepts. In addition, practical examples of lean Six Sigma applications for asset utilization and reduced-inventory investment are discussed.

For more information, visit www.amazon.com/lean-sigma-supply-chain-management/dp/0071479422.

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