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Quality Profitability Planning: Improving Cost Effectiveness to Maximize Profits

A productivity analysis of two refineries shows how profitability planning can incorporate Six Sigma principles...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Executive

An Alternate Hypothesis Test for Two Proportions

When analyzing experimental data, you may discover that the data fails one or more of the conditions required by the analysis technique. If an alternative technique compatible with the data is not available, you will have to get creative...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Black Belt

Dressing Season: A Game to Demonstrate the Business Need for Six Sigma

Set in a fictitious clothing manufacturing plant, this game asks teams to fill orders, confront process defects, and consider how Six Sigma could help...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Beginner

CTQ Spells Customer Satisfaction

Identifying critical to quality characteristics requires translating the language of the customer into measurable data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Beginner

Deploying the "D" in DFSS

Six Sigma's define, measure, analyze, design, verify (DMADV) methodology offers a systematic approach that can identify companies most likely to be engaging in fraudulent activities and experiencing financial decline...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Executive

Six Sigma Failure: Methodology vs. Management

by Chopra, Shailesh

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Champion

Six Sigma's Power to Save: A DMAIC Project Reduces Energy Consumption for Visible Savings

A Six Sigma DMAIC project reduced energy consumption levels by 28% and achieved yearly savings of US $122,200 at a radiator manufacturing plant in Pune, India...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Black Belt
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Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole: Why Manufacturing Six Sigma Will Not Work in a Transaction-Based Financial Services Environment

Why Manufacturing Six Sigma Will Not Work in a Transaction-Based Financial Services Environment

by Shaffie, Sheila; Shahbazi, Shahbaz

Four key differences between the manufacturing and financial services environments have significant impact for Six Sigma implementation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Beginner

Randomization in Designed Experiments

The third and final article in a series on misconceptions regarding designed experiments, this discussion shows that neglecting randomization can lead to incorrect conclusions...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Master Black Belt

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