International Journal of Lean Six Sigma: Volume 8 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Seeing Green: Achieving Environmental Sustainability through Lean and Six Sigma

Guest Editors: Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Vikas Kumar, F. Frank Chen, Yi-Chi Wang

Investigating the green impact of Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma: A systematic literature review

Nashmi Chugani, Vikas Kumar, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Luis Rocha-Lona, Arvind Upadhyay

The academic literature and research lines exploring the effect of quality improvement methods on environmental performance still remain in early stages. The purpose of this paper…


Maintaining sustainable performance in operating petroleum assets via a lean-six-sigma approach: A case study from engineering support services

R.M. Chandima Ratnayake, Osman Chaudry

This paper aims to demonstrate the possibility of maintaining triple bottom line (TBL) sustainable performance in the petroleum industry via a case study. In particular, it…


Lean Six Sigma and environmental sustainability: the case of a Norwegian dairy producer

Daryl Powell, Sissel Lundeby, Lukas Chabada, Heidi Dreyer

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the application of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) in the continuous process industry, taking an insight into the food processing industry; and to…


Green and lean implementation: an assessment in the automotive industry

Susana Duarte, V. Cruz Machado

The purpose of this research work is to propose an assessment framework to evaluate businesses in terms of the implementation of a green and lean organization’s supply chain.


Impacts of Lean Six Sigma over organizational sustainability: A systematic literature review on Scopus base

Jéssica Galdino de Freitas, Helder Gomes Costa

In a view to its comprehensive and diverse applicability, the methodology Lean Six Sigma (LSS) has the potential to the generation of impacts on various aspects of an…


Knowledge-based Lean Six Sigma maintenance system for sustainable buildings

Jasim Aldairi, M.K. Khan, J. Eduardo Munive-Hernandez

This paper aims to develop a knowledge-based (KB) system for Lean Six Sigma (LSS) maintenance in environmentally sustainable buildings (Lean6-SBM).

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