Lean and Six Sigma are two powerful business improvement systems that are rapidly being deployed across multiple manufacturing and service sectors. The Environmental Professional's Guide to Lean and Six Sigma is designed to introduce environmental professionals—including environmental health and safety managers, environmental agency personnel, and non-governmental environmental technical assistance providers—to these methods. The guide describes how Lean and Six Sigma relate to the environment and provides guidance on how environmental professionals can connect with Lean and Six Sigma activities to generate better environmental and operational results.
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