Six Sigma Forum Magazine - February 2005 - ASQ

Six Sigma Forum Magazine - February 2005

Volume 4 • Number 2

  • HEALTHCARE
    Dutch Hospital Implements Six Sigma (PDF, 61 KB) Open Access
    Even small projects can make a big difference.
    Jaap van den Heuvel, Red Cross Hospital; Ronald J.M.M. Does, University of Amsterdam; and Søren Bisgaard, University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Amsterdam
  • DEPLOYMENT
    Beyond Manufacturing (PDF, 79 KB)
    Four presenters at this month's Six Sigma conference discuss the obstacles they faced deploying Six Sigma in services and healthcare.
    Noel Wilson, ASQ Six Sigma Forum editor
  • DESIGN FOR SIX SIGMA
    DFSS: Lessons Learned (PDF, 69 KB)
    Seven pitfalls and how to avoid them.
    Liem Ferryanto, Research in Motion Ltd.
  • PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
    Two Steps To Making Informed Decisions (PDF, 118 KB)
    Improve a process by monitoring its performance, not the value of the indexes.
    Cesar A. Vasquez, Tyco Fire & Security
  • CYCLE TIME REDUCTION
    Applying Little's Law and the Theory of Constraints (PDF, 71 KB)
    They can be used in Six Sigma and lean projects to improve operations.
    Michael R. Godfrey and D. Brent Bandy, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

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