The enhanced lean implementation roadmap of Integrated Enterprise Excellence (IEE) provides many measurable bottom-line benefits to organizations. The IEE system consists of 9-steps where lean process improvement efforts are in step 7.
Enhanced Lean Implementation Roadmap
The IEE lean implementation roadmap addresses organizational measurement and improvement issues described in the one minute video:
Lean, Lean Six Sigma, total quality management (TQM), and other techniques have helped companies improve processes through the execution of projects. However, much of these efforts have resulted in siloed process improvements that don’t benefit the enterprise as a whole.
Lean Six Sigma and other process improvement programs have striven to improve their project selection process; however, often the gains from those projects have been minimal. It seems that what needs to be done to resolve this issue is for process improvement efforts to become more integrated within the overall business system (e.g., scorecard creation/management and strategy development/execution.)
The 9-step IEE system addresses these traditional methodology shortcomings:
The Internet article below describes in more detail the IEE system for accomplishing this business management orchestration, where lean and Six Sigma tools enhance the overall business system so that the organization moves toward achieving the three Rs of business: everyone doing the right things, the right way, at the right time.