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Six SIGMA for Sustainability Tom McCarty

Six SIGMA for Sustainability

Tom McCarty

Published September 5th 2011
ISBN : 9780071752459
ebook
304 pages
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PROVEN STRATEGIES FOR CREATING CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMS Co-written by Six Sigma Black Belts and LEED Accredited Professionals, this pioneering guide reveals how to use the power of Six Sigma to develop and implement enterprise-wide green initiatives. Six Sigma Sustainability explains how typical Six Sigma DMAIC structures such as program governance, project charters, transfer functions, measurement systems, risk assessment, and process design support environmentally sound business practices.Real-world examples demonstrate how specific problems in areas such as carbon emissions, energy conservation, materials recycling, water use, and finance can be solved using Six Sigma tools. The detailed information in this practical resource helps you to deliver innovative programs that simultaneously reduce environmental impact and create business value.COVERAGE INCLUDES:Developing the business case for necessary investments in sustainabilitySustainability leadership and the collaborative management modelApplying the Six Sigma transfer function framework to identify critical drivers of successSustainability measurement and reportingDesigning a change management strategy and leveraging teams using the Six Sigma DMAIC frameworkManaging corporate real estate portfolios in compliance with green initiativesCase studies that show how to use Six Sigma methodologies to improve sustainability functionsDesign for Six Sigma--using the House of Quality and other essential Six Sigma design toolsStakeholder management--best practices for driving adoption of high quality solutions