Enhancing lean sigma capability: a sustainable industrial-academic collaboration

Barbara Savage, P. Maguire

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In May 2010, a new collaborative initiative was launched between the Portsmouth Business School and Hewlett Packard (HP). It leverages HP's Lean Sigma Black Belt training by adding an academic dimension which encourages strategic thinking and critical awareness, thus leading to more effective and sustainable improvement solutions. This paper explores the need for and impact of this initiative.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-168
Number of pages8
JournalNang Yan Business Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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