Designing New Housing at the University of Miami: A "Six Sigma"(c) DMADV/DFSS Case Study

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Johnson, J.A.; Gitlow, H.; Widener, S.; Popovich, E.   (2006, ASQ and Taylor & Francis Group, LLC)   University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL; Sterling Enterprises International, Inc., Boca Raton, FL

Quality Engineering    Vol. 18    No. 3
QICID: 20795    July 2006    pp. 299-323
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Article Abstract

[This abstract is based on the authors' abstract.]The two methods employed in Six Sigma initiatives to attain a high standard of quality are the define-measure-analyze-improve-control (DMAIC) method and the define-measure-analyze-design-verify (DMADV) method. In this case study, the DMADV management model is used to design a new dormitory concept at the University of Miami. Its purpose it to provide a roadmap for conducting a Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) project.

Keywords

Case study,Construction industry,Design for six sigma (DFSS),Design quality,Six Sigma,Six Sigma quality


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