Lean Six Sigma research paper – 10-12 pages, double spaced, 12 Times Roman, APA format (citations and references). Include a minimum of 6 resources (one should be the textbook). The paper should cover:
1.Discuss the history of Lean, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma. This should include how each methodology came about and how they came together.
2.Discuss DMAIC and how it is used in process improvement projects
3.Discuss differences and similarities of manufacturing and service industry use of Lean Six Sigma
4.Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Lean, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma
5.Identify three companies who have implemented Lean Six Sigma – Discuss benefits and the costs associated with each.
Textbook – Operation and Supply Chain, F Jacobs, 16 Edition