No matter what industry you work in, chances are you have heard of process improvement or one of its various guises (Lean, Lean Six Sigma, Business Improvement, Continuous Improvement, Process Excellence, the list goes on).

But, while business improvement may seem like an innovative approach now – it’s a methodology that has been evolving for hundreds of years and has become a global force. With our own clients we have seen Lean Six Sigma spread across North America and Europe and we’re now witnessing its rise in the developing BRIC countries.

Exploring the trends

Take a look at our infographic to find out how Lean Six Sigma has gone global, and where Business Improvement is going in the future (click to expand).

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