Achieving Manufacturing Excelence by Applying LSSF Model – A Lean Six Sigma Framework

Tom Page*
Department of Design and Technology, Loughborough University, United Kingdom.
Periodicity:August - October'2010


Understanding the full potential of manufacturing can change it into a function that take a proactive role in shaping the business strategy and provide the organisation with a sustainable competitive advantage. The importance of using the framework methodology to develop effective manufacturing systems through combining tools, techniques and flexibility to change is stressed by researchers. This paper presents a new framework, LSSF model,  for applying the lean six sigma methodology in small and medium enterprises (SME). The framework is based on lean six sigma principles of low cost waste, high speed and high quality. A systems approach is used with the concept of customer-supplier relationship applied both internally and externally.


Lean, manufacturing, six sigma, Framework

How to Cite this Article?

Page, T.(2010). Achieving Manufacturing Excellence By Applying LSSF Model – A Lean Six Sigma Framework. i-manager’s Journal on Future Engineering and Technology, 6(1), 51-64.


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