Implementing Six Sigma

Implementing Six Sigma
Author: Forrest W. Breyfogle, III
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1232
Release: 2003-11-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780471476320

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Includes new and expanded coverage of Six Sigma infrastructure building and benchmarking. Provides plans, checklists, metrics, and pitfalls.

Managing Six Sigma

Managing Six Sigma
Author: Forrest W. Breyfogle, III,James M. Cupello,Becki Meadows
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2000-10-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 0471396737

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Advance Praise for Managing Six Sigma "This book is a unique blend of practical knowledge and cultural change, revolution and evolution strategies. I recommend that serious managers buy the book, spend some serious time reading, and then go out and use its lessons to make a name for themselves."-William Baker, Benchmarking/Knowledge Transfer Office, Raytheon Corporation "I believe Managing Six Sigma will be the new reference standard for the quality movement in coming years."-Robert T. Hunter, Executive Vice President, Rehnborg Center for Nutrition and Wellness "[The authors'] step-by-step process for integrating the tools of Six Sigma takes the mystery out of this methodology and, by itself, makes this book worth having."-Dennis Adsit, PhD, Vice President, Quality, Intuit "Breyfogle's Six Sigma deployment methodology is explained in detail for four different business processes: manufacturing, service, transactional, and development. . . . His 21-step plan for each business process is explained in a way that allows any type of company to perform a successful implementation."-Mark Feller, Director of Quality, Baker Electronics "Breyfogle teaches not only the wider application but also the deeper implications and in-depth implementation of Six Sigma deployment in organizations large and small."-Ram Josyula, President, gelrad.com Managing Six Sigma is the only book that provides both detailed coverage of Six Sigma techniques and effective methods for managing those who implement Six Sigma. With real-world case studies recounting the triumphs and pitfalls encountered during successful implementations at Motorola and General Electric-plus plans, checklists, and metrics to speed up the implementation process-this rich resource helps managers solve problems effectively and ensure a fast, smooth, and successful Six Sigma implementation.

Six Sigma for Managers

Six Sigma for Managers
Author: Greg Brue
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2005-06-05
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780071490245

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Six Sigma for Managers is a practical overview on how to implement Six Sigma practices in everyday business. Emphasizing straightforward explanations instead of complex charts and statistics, it shows managers how to map processes, measure smart, and follow other Six Sigma principles.

Lean Six Sigm

Lean Six Sigm
Author: Terra VanZant-Stern
Publsiher: Fultus Corporation
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2011-06
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9781596822566

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SSD Global study and reference guide for Black and Master Black Belt practitioners and candidates.

Lean Six Sigma Demystified

Lean Six Sigma Demystified
Author: Jay Arthur
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 363
Release: 2008-03-06
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 0071602658

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Typical Lean Six Sigma training takes 10 to 20 days at costs ranging from $5,000 to $40,000 per person

Lean Six Sigma For Dummies

Lean Six Sigma For Dummies
Author: John Morgan,Martin Brenig-Jones
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2010-11-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 1119992265

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With the growing business industry there is a large demand for greater speed and quality, for projects of all natures in both small and large businesses. Lean Six Sigma is the result of the combination of the two best-known improvement methods: Six Sigma (making work better, of higher quality) and Lean (making work faster, more efficient). Lean Six Sigma For Dummies outlines they key concepts in plain English, and shows you how to use the right tools, in the right place, and in the right way, not just in improvement and design projects, but also in your day-to-day activities. It shows you how to ensure the key principles and concepts of Lean Six Sigma become a natural part of how you do things so you can get the best out of your business and accomplish your goals better, faster and cheaper. About the author John Morgan has been a Director of Catalyst Consulting, Europe's leading provider of lean Six Sigma solutions for 10 years. Martin Brenig-Jones is also a Director at Catalyst Consulting. He is an expert in Quality and Change Management and has worked in the field for 16 years.

The Six Sigma Way How to Maximize the Impact of Your Change and Improvement Efforts Second edition

The Six Sigma Way  How to Maximize the Impact of Your Change and Improvement Efforts  Second edition
Author: Peter S. Pande,Robert P. Neuman,Roland Cavanagh
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 449
Release: 2014-01-17
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780071823012

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The Definitive Work on Six Sigma—Revised and Fully Updated Upon its publication in 2000, The Six Sigma Way was among the very first books to clearly explain the impressive benefits of Six Sigma’s improvement-driven and customer-centric approach to business leaders and managers. It revealed how GE, Motorola, and other companies used Six Sigma to fine-tune products and processes, improve performance, reduce costs, build customer loyalty, and increase profits. Corporate leaders around the world heeded the call and began implementing the tools of this world-changing performance improvement. In short, this book changed the world of business and organization improvement forever. Now, this author dream team has revisited the subject to bring you fully up to date about how Six Sigma has been used—for better and for worse—during the past 14 years. This new edition of The Six Sigma Way retains everything from the original classic—what Six Sigma is, how it works, and how to adapt it to your particular needs—while providing valuable new sections on lessons learned and setting the record straight regarding myths and misunderstandings perpetuated over the years. This all-in-one guide provides: Practical Six Sigma implementation guidelines anyone can understand New insights from managers who successfully applied the advice from the first edition Detailed case studies from such companies as Adobe, Macy’s, and Starwood Hands-on “maps” that guide you through key decisions you must make The definitive guide to successfully implementing Lean Six Sigma approaches into any organization is essential for any manager who wants to stop thinking about building a continuous improvement culture—and actually make it happen. Business has changed dramatically in recent years. Being second best used to be an option; today, being the best is the only way to survive. Take charge of your company’s future and make positive changes The Six Sigma Way.

Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management

Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management
Author: James Martin
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2006-11-02
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780071631488

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Capitalize on a Powerful, 10-Step Improvement Process to Identify and Solve Supply Chain Problems in Industrial Organizations! Six Sigma practitioners and industrial managers who want to improve supply chain effectiveness in their organizations now have a powerful new weapon to add to their arsenal! Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management offers a unique 10-step improvement process for identifying and solving the root causes of supply chain problems in everyday operations. Written by Master Black Belt James William Martin, this proven management tool combines key aspects of Lean Manufacturing (from the Toyota Production System) and Six Sigma management principles in order to create a Lean Six Sigma approach that can dramatically improve supply chain function. Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management contains specific information for developing inventory models, metrics for aligning objectives with strategic goals, a concise overview of supply chain concepts, and models illustrating how lead time and demand impact customer service and inventory investment levels. This vital resource features: A complete program for Lean Six Sigma improvement and control The latest Lean Six Sigma methods to identify and manage supply chains Expert help with Lean Six Sigma supply chains and third party logistics Applications of Lean Six Sigma to MRPII Guidance on root-cause analysis using Six Sigma tools Designed to help Six Sigma professionals and frontline managers achieve higher levels of competitiveness, Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management provides the guidelines, tools, and techniques required to eliminate supply chain problems and boost company performance.