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1 of 6Communicating

A comprehensive communication plan is critical for creating short-term pull for LSS. It is also essential for the long-term sustainment of the initiative and is integral to efforts at embedding continuous improvement into the culture.

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2 of 6Monitoring

Particularly in the first year or two, it is important for the steering committee to monitor LSS process and project progress. If the steering committee does not monitor the implementation of robust processes and active projects vs. goal/schedule, problems will not be surfaced and the LSS initiative will quickly be compromised.

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3 of 6Training

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4 of 6Project Approval

Often, the steering committee oversees the approval of projects to be undertaken by the Green Belts and Black Belts. There are several reasons for this, including:

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5 of 6Sustaining

As the initiative takes hold and projects deliver business results, the steering committee's focus needs to shift from processses and projects to sustainment of the initiative and organizational change. It is the committee's responsibility to ensure that the continuation of continuous improvement is not dependent on specific people or processes.

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6 of 6Continuous Improvement

The steering committee is directly responsible for the continuous improvement of the LSS initiative. This includes:

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