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Six Sigma as a Management System and the Leadership Behaviors Required to Support It

by Noel Wilson

Content from ASQ's 2005 Six Sigma Conference: Tom McCarty, Director of Consulting Services, Motorola University, identifies the elements of a Six Sigma infrastructure capable of sustaining breakthrough performance...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Leadership, Six Sigma, Management systems

Growing a New Entrepreneurial Spirit at JCF

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

Six Sigma Simplified

The introduction to Six Sigma that is so simple, you can deliver it to your coworkers on the morning elevator...

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

7S Inspection Worksheet

Many variations of this worksheet are possible. I recommend customizing a form to fit the requirements of your organization...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Black Belt
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Blurry Six Sigma Vision?

by ASQ Staff Writer

How to create a vision statement that will mobilize staff and set the tone for your implementation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Executive, Six Sigma, Vision statement, Strategic planning

By the Book and in a Fishbowl: How One Government Agency Implemented Six Sigma

With the help of an external support network, the Indiana FSSA's program combines conventional wisdom and a bit of improvisation. Final article in this series...

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

Capability Analysis with Non-Normal Data

This article addresses strategies to obtain meaningful capability estimates using continuous data when the assumption of sampling from a Normal distribution may be invalid...

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

DFSS and Culture Change at Ford

This article addresses the role DFSS plays in corporate culture change, outlining some of the methods and tools used in Ford Motor Company's DFSS initiative...

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

A Six Sigma Approach to Business Process Integration

Six Sigma offers solutions for integrating the "extended enterprise" systems of supply chain management, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management...

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

Faster Turnaround Time

In 2004, North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) used Six Sigma to reduce bed assignment delay turnaround time that made it difficult to balance capacity needs. A sidebar article explains Capstone projects and Six Sigma...

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

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