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Guiding the Use of Capability Indices-Keep It Simple!

From the pragmatic perspective of the practitioner, Six Sigma literature sometimes unnecessarily complicates the use of capability indices...

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

Use a Critical-to-Quality Tree to Identify Project CTQs

Construct a critical-to-quality tree to help translate the voice of the customer into measurable product or process characteristics...

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

GMA forecasting model

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

Five Levels of Process Management

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

Model Reduction in Designed Experiments

For Six Sigma practitioners using the Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) procedure, this article describes a methodology for removing terms from the full model, and an understanding of why this approach may be legitimate...

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

Six Sigma and DOE Implementation

The Six Sigma environment naturally facilitates implementation of intimidating statistical tools such as Design of Experiments...

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

Some Misconceptions about the Normal Distribution

This article exposes three misconceptions regarding the use of the normal distribution in theory and practice...

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

The Top-Management Maxim

by M.M. Kapadia; Noel Wilson

At Tata Toyo Radiators in Pune, India, routine CEO involvement provides both symbolic and practical motivation for Six Sigma project teams...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Executive, Six Sigma, Leadership

Understanding Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC)

DMAIC is the most common methodology employed in Six Sigma improvement projects...

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

Some Comments on "Historical" Designed Experiments

The second in a three-part series on common misconceptions regarding designed experiments, this article exposes some drawbacks to "historical" designed experiments and recommends alternative strategies...

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

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