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Abstract:Defense and aerospace systems supplier Raytheon uses a proprietary Six Sigma process as part of its Catalyst Engagement initiative to identify and select bottom-line oriented projects. Each project is led by a manager chosen through a process called social network analysis (SNA) that identifies informal employee networks. SNA sociograms are used to identify the best-connected employees and leaders for the Catalyst Engagement projects. In addition to making Catalyst Engagement as productive as possible, SNA helps Raytheon capitalize on opportunities, resolve problems, and meet its strategic …

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I want to add that the Raytheon Six Sigma workshop led by BB or MBB are excellent introductions to becoming Six Sigma Green Belt (GB) certified for managers and team leads. The most helpful tool to aid in development in the six steps is a project planning workbook that:

Develops and documents your plans for improving your process.

Guides you through the steps.

Provides a handy place for all your project notes.

Summarizes your project experience.


R6Sigma Project Planning Workbook, version 3 (2003). RAYTHEON SYSTEMS COMPANY
--John T. Miller II, 12-04-2008

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