Implementing Six Sigma

Implementing Six Sigma
Author: Forrest W. Breyfogle, III
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1232
Release: 2003-04-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780471265726

Download Implementing Six Sigma Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

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

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

Download Six Sigma for Managers Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

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.

The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook Second Edition

The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook  Second Edition
Author: Roderick A. Munro,Govindarajan Ramu,Daniel J. Zrymiak
Publsiher: Quality Press
Total Pages: 630
Release: 2015-05-13
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780873898911

Download The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook Second Edition Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This reference manual is designed to help those interested in passing the ASQ's certification exam for Six Sigma Green Belts and others who want a handy reference to the appropriate materials needed to conduct successful Green Belt projects. It is a reference handbook on running projects for those who are already knowledgeable about process improvement and variation reduction. The primary layout of the handbook follows the ASQ Body of Knowledge (BoK) for the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) updated in 2015. The authors were involved with the first edition handbook, and have utilized first edition user comments, numerous Six Sigma practitioners, and their own personal knowledge gained through helping others prepare for exams to bring together a handbook that they hope will be very beneficial to anyone seeking to pass the ASQ or other Green Belt exams. In addition to the primary text, the authors have added a number of new appendixes, an expanded acronym list, new practice exam questions, and other additional materials

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

Download Lean Six Sigma For Dummies Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

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.

Implementing Lean Six Sigma throughout the Supply Chain

Implementing Lean Six Sigma throughout the Supply Chain
Author: Elizabeth A. Cudney,Rodney Kestle
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2018-04-16
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781439828151

Download Implementing Lean Six Sigma throughout the Supply Chain Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

From start to finish, this book follows a comprehensive case study of a team as they implement a Lean Six Sigma project. This in-depth case study considers the data and explains how the team drew their conclusions. The accompanying CD includes the data covered in the case study so readers can perform their own analyses. Using more than 100 illustrative figures and tables, the text demonstrates the links between all of the Lean Six Sigma tools.

A Guide to Six Sigma and Process Improvement for Practitioners and Students

A Guide to Six Sigma and Process Improvement for Practitioners and Students
Author: Howard S. Gitlow,Richard J. Melnyck,David M. Levine
Publsiher: FT Press
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2015-04-08
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780133925456

Download A Guide to Six Sigma and Process Improvement for Practitioners and Students Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Master modern Six Sigma implementation with the most complete, up-to-date guide for Green Belts, Black Belts, Champions and students! Now fully updated with the latest lean and process control applications, A Guide to Lean Six Sigma and Process Improvement for Practitioners and Students, Second Edition gives you a complete executive framework for understanding quality and implementing Lean Six Sigma. Whether you're a green belt, black belt, champion, or student, Howard Gitlow and Richard Melnyck cover all you need to know. Step by step, they systematically walk you through the five-step DMAIC implementation process, with detailed examples and many real-world case studies. You'll find practical coverage of Six Sigma statistics and management techniques, from dashboards and control charts to hypothesis testing and experiment design. Drawing on their extensive experience consulting on Six Sigma and leading major Lean and quality initiatives, Gitlow and Melnyck offer up-to-date coverage of: What Six Sigma can do, and how to manage it effectively Six Sigma roles, responsibilities, and terminology Running Six Sigma programs with Dashboards and Control Charts Mastering each DMAIC phase: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control Understanding foundational Six Sigma statistics: probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, and interval estimation Pursuing Six Sigma Champion or Green Belt Certification, and more This guide will be an invaluable resource for everyone who is currently involved in Six Sigma implementation, or plans to be. It's ideal for students in quality programs; "Green Belts" who project manage Six Sigma implementations, "Black Belts" who lead Six Sigma teams; "Champions" who promote and coordinate Six Sigma at the executive level; and anyone seeking Six Sigma certification.

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

Download Managing Six Sigma Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

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.

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 Pande,Robert Neuman,Roland Cavanagh
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2014-01-17
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780071823012

Download The Six Sigma Way How to Maximize the Impact of Your Change and Improvement Efforts Second edition Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

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.