The purpose of this paper is to investigate the migratory nature of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) implementation and adoption in manufacturing-based SMEs in the UK. The companies were surveyed at two points over a five-year period. These periods were before and after the 2008 recession point. This being done in order to identify the level of LSS adoption as a result of the tougher economic climate that has prevailed since 2008.
|Journal||International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Aug 2014|
- Lean Six Sigma
- small and medium sized enterprises
- business performance
- business process improvement strategy