By: SSCX – Six Sigma Indonesia Center of Excellence
Once you have decided to implement a quality program (e.g. Lean Six Sigma) within your business or organization, you will devote a lot of time and resources. Undertaking a program is a major organizational commitment that the success depends on many factors, such as the company’s culture, and top management involvement. Not all organizations are ready for such commitment. Here we share to you the key guidance to identify some of the successful deployment criteria, and form your own conclusions about your organizations readiness.
1. Analyze The Organization and Its Need For Quality Improvement
Before you go through further steps, you should understand your organization’s operations, how it functions in its environment, what its strengths and weaknesses are, and how it will be affected by proposed quality improvement changes in order to craft an effective implementation plan. If this first step is not sound, no amount of implementation know-how will help your organization achieve its goals.
Quality improvement change will not occur unless the forces driving it are stronger than those resisting it. By lifting these forces, you as a manager have a way to determine your organizations’ readiness for change.
Few tactics to be considered in the process as follow: