International Relief and Development Improvement

by Brion Hurley

Andrew Parris has over a decade of experience working at non-profit NGO’s (Non-Governmental Organizations). He works with organizations that deal with emergency response and recovery work for countries afflicted by war and natural disasters. In his book chapter, he details how he used his Lean Six Sigma skills to enable colleagues to work more effectively and efficiently in an environment where the work is unpredictable, challenging and complex, and helped reduce medical costs and delivery times in Africa.

You can read more about this story in the book, “Lean Six SIgma for Good: Lessons from the Gemba (Volume 1)”.