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A systematic literature review of Lean Six Sigma in different industries

A systematic literature review of Lean Six Sigma in different industries PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to review Lean Six Sigma (LSS) literature and report different definitions, demographics, methodologies and industries.Design/methodology/approachThis paper highlights various definitions by different researchers and practitioners. A total of 235 research papers has been reviewed for the LSS theme, research methodology adopted, type of industry, author profile, country of research and year of publication.FindingsFrom the review, four significant LSS classifications were identified that deal with the spread of LSS in different industries followed by observation for classification.Practical implicationsLSS is a strategy for success, but it did not examine its presence in various Industries. From this paper, readers can understand the quantum of its spread before implementing LSS. For academicians, it will be a comprehensive list of papers for research.Originality/valueThis paper reviews 235 research papers for their year, author profile, research methodology and type of industry. Various characteristics of LSS definitions and their theme are also reviewed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png international Journal of Lean Six Sigma Emerald Publishing

A systematic literature review of Lean Six Sigma in different industries

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
2040-4166
DOI
10.1108/IJLSS-12-2015-0050
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PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to review Lean Six Sigma (LSS) literature and report different definitions, demographics, methodologies and industries.Design/methodology/approachThis paper highlights various definitions by different researchers and practitioners. A total of 235 research papers has been reviewed for the LSS theme, research methodology adopted, type of industry, author profile, country of research and year of publication.FindingsFrom the review, four significant LSS classifications were identified that deal with the spread of LSS in different industries followed by observation for classification.Practical implicationsLSS is a strategy for success, but it did not examine its presence in various Industries. From this paper, readers can understand the quantum of its spread before implementing LSS. For academicians, it will be a comprehensive list of papers for research.Originality/valueThis paper reviews 235 research papers for their year, author profile, research methodology and type of industry. Various characteristics of LSS definitions and their theme are also reviewed.

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international Journal of Lean Six SigmaEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 10, 2016

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