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SIPOC Diagram template

by Duffy, Grace

A SIPOC diagram is used to graphically outline all the relevant elements of a process improvement project. The tool can help those newer to DMAIC to grasp the systems aspect of process definition. The center process block is where the flowchart or process..

  • Filetype: doc
  • Keywords:SIPOC, Tools and Templates, DMAIC: Define, DMAIC: Measure
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OEE Template

by Rupert, Charlie

Automates the OEE calculation once the data is entered. The second sheet helps to assess the variable costs associated with its current performance level...

  • Filetype: xls
  • Keywords:Tools and Templates, DMAIC: Define
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Process Flow Chart

by Rupert, Charlie

Template for process mapping. Designed to be printed so that groups can fill in the forms by hand and then the data can be transferred to electronic format for storage and graphing analysis.The tables at the top of the page, once filled out, will UPDATE t..

  • Filetype: xls
  • Keywords:Tools and Templates, DMAIC: Measure
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DPMO to Sigma Level Chart

by Burke, Jamie

A simple graphic Excel template that will help you show before-and-after improvements in terms of DPMO and PPMs. Can be added as a graphic to your project. Can be used in projects just to graphically show a baseline measurement and the improvements made t..

  • Filetype: xls
  • Keywords:Tools and Templates, DMAIC: Improve

Capability Indexes: Mystery Solved

The misuse, misunderstanding and abuse of indexes is a risky trend. Sample article from the May 2005 issue of Six Sigma Forum Magazine...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2005-07
  • Keywords:Six Sigma

DFSS: Lessons Learned

Read about seven pitfalls and how to avoid them. Sample article from the February 2005 issue of Six Sigma Forum Magazine...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2005-05
  • Keywords:Design for Six Sigma

Forecasting Management Philosophy Life Cycles: A Comparative Study of Six Sigma and TQM

Will Six Sigma, like TQM, become part of mainstream management practice? Sample article from the April 2005 edition of Quality Management Journal...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2005-05
  • Keywords:Six Sigma

Dutch Hospital Implements Six Sigma

A Dutch hospital's implementation of Six Sigma shows that even small projects can make a big difference. Sample article from the February 2005 issue of Six Sigma Forum Magazine...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2005-03
  • Keywords:Six Sigma

Design for Six Sigma at Ford

DFSS provided a framework for a data driven cultural change in product development. Sample article from the November 2004 issue of Six Sigma Forum Magazine...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2005-03
  • Keywords:Design for Six Sigma
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Is Your Company Culture Ready for Six Sigma?

by Wilson, Noel

What are the components of a Six Sigma culture of continuous improvement? What does it take to develop this culture?

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2004-07
  • Keywords:Six Sigma, Organizational culture, Statistics, Defects, Teamwork, Customer focus

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