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Buying Stock in Six Sigma?

Public announcements of new Six Sigma implementations, new corporate leadership, Black Belt certifications, and improvement results all have the potential to attract investors' attention...

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

Six Sigma: The Critical Link between Process Improvements and Business Results

by M. M. Kapadia, S. Hemanth, B. Sharda

A delivery improvement case study from Pune, India, demonstrates how Six Sigma's focus on the relationships among a project's business Y, customer Y, process Y, and inputs (Xs) can achieve breakthrough results...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Black Belt, Case study, Six Sigma, Product and service delivery, Continuous improvement

What's Wrong with Six Sigma? Part Two: The Certification Racket

Part Two of this series on Six Sigma criticisms acknowledges the concern that Six Sigma may overemphasize training and certification...

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

Using Six Sigma Tools in Product Development

Apply Six Sigma tools during the critical early stages of product and technology development to win market share and customer acceptance in the long run...

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  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Champion

Non-Traditional MSA with Continuous Data

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

Process Mapping for Improved Hiring

The process map is a logical starting point for recruiters and HR professionals who want to use quality tools to improve their hiring procedures...

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

Innovation: the Key to a Successful Project

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  • Copyright: 2008
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Steady Does It For DynMcDermott

To provide a structure for Baldrige, DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations became certified in ISO 9001 and matured its system by applying Six Sigma to its critical processes...

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

Planning for DFSS

Program Champions can learn to recognize the early indications that a program is ready for DFSS solutions...

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

Lean Six Sigma: A Dual Concept for Long-Term Success

Despite positive results experienced by some organizations, neither Six Sigma nor any other single management concept can guarantee organizational success. For any improvement initiative to succeed, the employee resources of the entire organization must b..

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  • Copyright: 2008
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