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A SIX SIGMA APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY

A. Duckworth Holly

Oprawa:
TWARDA

Wydawca:
Taylor and Francis

Data premiery:
2016-02-17

ISBN:
9781498720854

341,20 PLN
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Opis produktu

P>In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or tenyear strategic plan the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi a Japanese construction company launched in 578 AD that managed to thrive as a familyowned business for nearly 1500 years. With the 2010 publication of an international standard on social responsibility (ISO 26000) and increased attention to sustainability and sustainability reporting many organizations today are heeding the call to operate with this standard in mind. However once the guidelines are understood and the gaps measured these same organizations often struggle during implementation. Leveraging many decades of combined experience in Quality Management and Product Development the authors of this seminal book provide a proven solution to help you turn information into action. Defining exactly what social responsibility means STRONG>A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability/STRONG> introduces SOFAIR a sixstep methodology for achieving sustainability through social responsibility performance improvement. This rigorous methodology uses Six Sigma and other process improvement methods as a basis for maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of your organizations social responsibility performance improvement effort. The book explains and demonstrates the meaning of CISRSUP>/SUP> continual improvement for social responsibility and illustrates the sixstep SOFAIR methodology with many examples. The authors explain how your existing organizational continual improvement efforts can be adapted to also focus on sustainability. Four case studies are provided that demonstrate the application of the methodology in manufacturing healthcare business processes and everyday personal life. Finally the authors provide 10 things you can do today as social responsibility action.Kongo Gumi represents the authors goal of sustainability and prompts the question What will your organization look like not in 510 years but in I>fifteen centuries/I>? This book provides a way for you to I>take action /I>to create a more sustainable environment where your customers suppliers employees and communities are available for your organization for decades and even centuries to come.B>U>About the Books Cover:/P>/B>/U>P>The six hands of many colors encircling the globe represent the diversity of stakeholders engaged in the sixstep SOFAIR Process and the global impact of CISRSUP>/SUP>.CISRSUP>/SUP> is a registered trademark and can be used with permission for noncommercial use. Contact: www.SherpaBCorp.comP>STRONG>Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility /STRONG>IntroductionWhat Is Social Responsibility?Current Trends in Social ResponsibilityB>The Story of Continual Improvement /B>The History of the Quality Movement The History of Six Sigma History of the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving Why Organizatio

Data Publikacji: 2016-02-17
Wymiary: 235 mm 156 mm 476.27 gr

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