Exploring the Dark Side of Lean: A Systematic Review of the Lean Factors That Influence Social Outcomes.



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Juan Rivera

As president of the Pyzdek Institute, Juan Rivera brings management and entrepreneurial experience, a dedication to customer service and an educational background in Engineering Management. In 2003, Juan co-founded an innovative and... diverse wastewater engineering firm. He sourced and secured contracts in the public and private sector for the design and construction of wastewater treatment plants, and expanded the company’s range of services to include the distribution of specific biological technologies for wastewater treatment. Juan helped open new markets to include the Northwest, Pacific, and Central regions of Mexico. Juan also brings over ten years of experience in the retail industry where he held leadership roles in operations, customer service and human resources. Juan holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Management from Arizona State University and he is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.Read more

Willem Salentijn

Willem Salentijn is a Master Black Belt, lecturer and researcher in the Netherlands. He ... works for 5ST3PS Lean Six Sigma, elected as the best training institute for quality and project management in the Netherlands in an independent election in the years 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Furthermore he lectures and does research at VU University Amsterdam and he is doing a PhD supervised by Professor Jiju Antony. Their work amongst others include soft factors in Lean, Covid-19 from a Six Sigma perspective, industry 4.0. and the applicability of Lean Six Sigma in small and medium enterprises. Willem is also the author of Lean Six Sigma, published by Noordhoff and used in universities for applied sciences.Read more

Jiju Antony, Ph.D.

Professor Jiju Antony is recognised worldwide as a leader in Lean Six Sigma methodology for achieving and sustaining process excellence.... He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (UK), Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), Fellow of the Institute of Operations Management (FIOM), and a Fellow of the Institute of the Six Sigma Professionals (ISSP). He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has trained over 1200 people as Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belts from over 20 countries representing over 170 organisations in the last 10 years.Read more

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