Tina  Agustiady Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Tina Agustiady

Partner, Director of Continuous Improvement

Tina Agustiady is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Continuous Improvement Leader. Tina is currently a Partner at InnovaNet where she holds the title of, Director of Continuous Improvement


Agustiady was responsible for the strategic and tactical implementation of a lean system deployment and furthering the transformation to a Lean culture to support strategic business initiatives and help drive overall operational excellence within the Continuous Improvement initiative for a $2 Billion manufacturer of construction components by focusing on management of cross-functional teams and improvement of operational metrics and objectives at all levels of the organization.
As Director, Operations Master Black Belt at Philips Healthcare Agustiady drove all continuous improvement projects in the CT/ AMI Operations function, resulting in the highest efficiency and effectiveness levels within Philips Healthcare. She was the transformation leader for the two businesses providing coaching and leadership in the new methodology. She was recently a strategic change agent as a key member of the BASF Site Leadership Team responsible for infusing the use of Lean Six Sigma throughout the organization.
Tina consistently improves cost, quality, and delivery by applying Lean and Six Sigma tools to achieve improvements through a simplification process. Tina is an experienced leader who has facilitated many Kaizen, 5s, and Root Cause Analysis events throughout her career in the healthcare, food, and chemical industries.  She has conducted six sigma training and improvement programs in the Baking industry at Dawn Foods and at NestlĂ© Prepared Foods where she held positions as a Six Sigma Product and Process Design Specialist responsible for driving optimum fit of product design and current manufacturing process capability, reducing total manufacturing cost and consumer complaints.
Her many activities and responsibilities include serving as the past Lean Division President and current Technical Vice President of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)  .  She has served as a board director and chairman for the IISE annual conferences and Lean Six Sigma conferences.
Agustiady is an instructor who trains and certifies students for Lean, Six Sigma, Innovation, Design of Experiments and Business Process Management for IISE, Lean Sigma Corporation, Six Sigma Digest, and Villanova/Bisk University.  She is a Subject Matter Expert, Professor and Course Designer for professional certification programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees at Villanova University and Bisk Education.
Her accomplishments as a writer and author are numerous, including serving as an editor for the International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage. She has co-authored for "Statistical Techniques for Project Control", "Sustainability: Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Techniques", "Total Productive Maintenance: Strategies and Implementation Guide".  She has also authored "Communication for Continuous Improvement Projects" and her recently published book, "Design for Six Sigma: A Practical Approach through Innovation". She serves as series editor for the CRC Press/Taylor and Francis book series "Continuous Improvement".
Agustiady was a featured author in 2014:

She was honored to be a Feigenbaum medal winner for 2016, presented to an individual who is 35 years of age or younger (as of October 1 of applying year), who has displayed outstanding characteristics of leadership, professionalism, and potential in the field of quality and also whose work has been or, will become of distinct benefit to mankind.
Agustiady received her BS in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Ohio University. She earned her Black Belt and Master Black Belt certifications at Clemson University.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Lean, Six Sigma, TPM, Design for Six Sigma, Consulting, Innovation, Design of Experiments

Personal Interests

    Real Estate, Cooking, Running



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 Featured Title - Statistical Techniques for Project Control - 1st Edition book cover


Lean Logistics Blog

How to Start a Six Sigma Case Study

Published: Dec 01, 2010 by Lean Logistics Blog
Authors: Tina Agustiady
Subjects: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

How to Start a Six Sigma Case Study


Agustiady: Feigenbaum Winner for 2016!

By: Tina Agustiady

ASQ to Recognize Innovative Contributions and Achievements in Quality ASQ, celebrating 70 years in 2016, announced its awards winners recently who will be honored in May. The recipients are recognized for their innovative contributions and achievements in quality. Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) March 10, 2016 -- ASQ will present its Distinguished Service Medals and 10 other Society Medals May 15 in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, prior to its annual World Conference on Quality and Improvement. ASQ, celebrating its 70th year in 2016, is the leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations and industries, and recognizes recipients for their innovative contributions and achievements in quality. Winners’ exemplary achievements are representative of the ideas and tools that make our world work better. Each individual will be recognized during ASQ’s Annual Business Meeting, Sunday, May 15. Distinguished Service Medal winners ASQ’s Distinguished Service Medal represents the highest distinction for service from ASQ and honors the lifetime contribution of any person who has been recognized as a long-term enabler, catalyst or prime mover in the quality movement. The Distinguished Service Medals for 2016 have been awarded to:

Feigenbaum Medal presented to Tina Kanti Agustiady, Agustiady Lean Six Sigma, Tampa, Fla. — For demonstration of early career professionalism through the publication of five well-received books; for service as elected president of the Lean Division of the Institute of Industrial Engineers; and for active teaching and coaching of Lean Six Sigma projects supporting the health care, food and chemical industries.


Statistical Techniques for Project Control Video

Published: Nov 21, 2014

Statistical Techniques for Project Control Video