New Book Shares Experiences of Applying Process Improvement to Social Good


Lean and Six Sigma principles and methods are continuing to gain popularity, especially in public service and nonprofit organizations.

A new book has been released that shares the experiences of Lean and Six Sigma experts who have applied their skills to not-for-profit organizations.

The book is called “Lean Six Sigma For Good: Lessons from the Gemba (Volume 1)

This book is ideal for those looking to learn more about Lean and Six Sigma, or those looking to apply their skills to more worthy causes.

Here are the list of volunteers who contributed to this book, along with the title of their chapter:

  • Joe Hnat: Can a Corporate Employee Garden Feed the Hungry?
  • Pat O’Connor: Lessons from a Flag Program and Ushering
  • Andrew Parris: International Relief and Development Improvement
  • Mark Novak: Leaning Out Disaster Relief
  • Brion Hurley: Applying Lean Six Sigma to a Nonprofit Fundraiser Conference
  • Kieran Mohammed: Performance Improvement journeyman; from manufacturing to government and nonprofits
  • Brent Weichers: Training and Implementing Lean with a Blind Workforce
  • Philip Washburn: Continuous Improvement in Affordable Housing Development

Not sure if this book is right for you?

You can download a free sample chapter:

You can order the full book on Amazon in Kindle or paperback version. An audiobook version will be coming in early 2020.

All proceeds from the book sales will be donated to the following nonprofit organizations chosen by each author.

Your support for this book project is greatly appreciated! If you’d like to contribute your own chapter based on your experiences to the Volume 2 version of the book, contact Brion Hurley.

Learn more about the book here >>>


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