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Quality Approaches in Education, Vol 8, No. 1

by ASQ Education Division

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2017-06
  • Keywords:Six Sigma

Quality Approaches in Education, Vol 7, No. 2

by ASQ Education Division

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2017-02
  • Keywords:Six Sigma
Open Access

University of Process

by Simmons, Norma S.

Colleges must stop making short-term decisions that increase financial viability at the expense of offering a quality education. They should evaluate processes and rely on process metrics to produce data that determine unfavorable performances...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2015-09
  • Keywords:PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act), Higher Education Brief, Quality tools
Open Access

Editor's Note: Leaning Into Lean Six Sigma

by Schmidt, Megan

A rigorous reduction of waste (lean) and variation (Six Sigma) sounds like just what academia needs in an environment of diminished resources, increasing demand for transparency and a greater focus on the student experience...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-04
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Lean
Open Access

The Business Case for Lean Six Sigma in Higher Education

by Simons, Norma

In this exclusive feature, ASQ Education Division Secretary Norma Simons makes the case that higher education needs to embrace tools and approaches that support systems thinking and teamwork to meet operational performance goals...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:ASQ Higher Education Brief, Change Management, Process Management, Six Sigma,
Open Access

Editor's Note: College Inc.

by Schmidt, Megan

In this issue, we explore approaches colleges and universities can use to combat operational inefficiencies...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC, Change Management
Open Access

Teaching Lean Six Sigma with Service Learning

by Janet Braun

This 2013 conference paper describes incorporation of a problem-based service-learning project in an industrial quality assurance course in order to improve student learning of Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality, Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC
Open Access

Is it Time for Six Sigma in Education?

by Leslie Gardner

(From the May 2012 Education Brief) Leslie Gardner discusses why it may be time for Six Sigma to emerge as a quality method for K-12 education...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2012-05
  • Keywords:Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC, Primary and Secondary Education Brief
Open Access

Applying Lean Six Sigma to Postsecondary Continuing Education

by Wilkerson, John

(From the December 2008 Higher Education Brief) John Wilkerson describes how Clayton State University’s Continuing Education Department implemented lean and increased student satisfaction...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-12
  • Keywords:Higher Education Brief, Continuing Education, Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
Open Access

Five Keys to a Successful Higher Education Lean Six Sigma Deployment

by Wilkerson, John

John Wilkerson details five success factors for employing Six Sigma in an educational setting. Wilkerson discusses their impact on a classroom pilot program...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-02
  • Keywords:Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC

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