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Southeastern Mills: The Improvement Journey (C)
Landel, Robert D.; Goldberg, Rebecca Case OM-1421 / Published September 16, 2010 / 1 pages.
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Appropriate for courses in operations design and performance management. A Business Process Improvement team has evaluated a different systems design for launching a Lean-Six Sigma improvement journey and selected an advisory firm to implement it into a high-performance workplace system infrastructure. This case is the third of a three-part series with OM-1419 and OM-1420. Students are asked to comment on the final selection of the advisory firm and critique the overall work of the team. Students will also consider how to integrate the Lean-Six Sigma capabilities development with the company's high-performance workplace system. A teaching note (OM-1393TN) is available.


Learning Objectives

Blend the technical aspects of Lean-Six Sigma systems design with the principles and practices of high-performance workplace systems. Plan for the launch, training activities and integration of a formal, continuous improvement system into an organization that has a mature and highly successful high-performance workplace culture and a decentralized set of operating practices.

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  • Overview

    Appropriate for courses in operations design and performance management. A Business Process Improvement team has evaluated a different systems design for launching a Lean-Six Sigma improvement journey and selected an advisory firm to implement it into a high-performance workplace system infrastructure. This case is the third of a three-part series with OM-1419 and OM-1420. Students are asked to comment on the final selection of the advisory firm and critique the overall work of the team. Students will also consider how to integrate the Lean-Six Sigma capabilities development with the company's high-performance workplace system. A teaching note (OM-1393TN) is available.

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    Blend the technical aspects of Lean-Six Sigma systems design with the principles and practices of high-performance workplace systems. Plan for the launch, training activities and integration of a formal, continuous improvement system into an organization that has a mature and highly successful high-performance workplace culture and a decentralized set of operating practices.