The previous posting gives an overview of the experiment comparing project outcomes using Lean, Six Sigma and TLS. Continue reading Testing the Effectiveness of the Integrated Methodology including the Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma, Part 2

# Category Archives: Integrated Theory of Constraints and Lean Six Sigma

# Testing the Effectiveness of the Integrated Methodology including the Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma, Part 1

The previous posting describes the system improvement methodology, called TLS integrating the Theory of Constraints (TOC), Lean and Six Sigma, Continue reading Testing the Effectiveness of the Integrated Methodology including the Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma, Part 1

# Effectiveness of Integrated Theory of Constraints and Lean Six Sigma Methodology

Pirasteh and Farah (2006) describe the results of an experiment to compare the results of process improvement projects using Lean, Six Sigma, an integrated approach using the Theory of Constraints (TOC), Lean and Six Sigma. Continue reading Effectiveness of Integrated Theory of Constraints and Lean Six Sigma Methodology

# Axle Factory Case Study – Conclusions and Questions

Ehie and Sheu (2005) report that the Axle Factory project improvements described in the 10/5/2012 posting saved the manufacturer at least $175,000 per year. Continue reading Axle Factory Case Study – Conclusions and Questions

# Axle Factory Case Study – Phases 3 through 6

This post continues the Case Study illustrating the application of an integrated Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints (TOC) framework. Continue reading Axle Factory Case Study – Phases 3 through 6

# Integrated Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints – Axle Factory Case Study

Ehie and Sheu (2005) describe an application of their integrated framework for Six Sigma (SS) and the Theory of Constraints (TOC) by a company supplying vehicular components to automotive manufacturers. Continue reading Integrated Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints – Axle Factory Case Study

# Integrated Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints

Ehie and Sheu (2005) describe an approach to Continuous Improvement (CI) using an integration of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) and Six Sigma (SS). Continue reading Integrated Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints

# Patient-Provider Encounter Process

This posting continues the description of an application of the Theory of Constraints to improve the capacity of the 366th Medical Group, Continue reading Patient-Provider Encounter Process

# Medical Group Case Study

Womack and Flowers (1999) present a case study involving the application of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) to improve throughput at the 366^{th }Medical Group, Continue reading Medical Group Case Study

# The Steps in Applying the Theory of Constraints

Dettmer (1997) views the Theory of Constraints (TOC) as a System Improvement Strategy. Continue reading The Steps in Applying the Theory of Constraints