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A Shared Need and Vision: Changing the Culture at Valley Baptist Health System

by Hubbard, Blake; Pexton, Carolyn

A project that improved staffing levels at Valley Baptist also contributed to cultural change by involving both leadership and process owners, emphasizing all along that their interests were the same...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2003-09
  • Keywords:Champion; Six Sigma; Human resources; Healthcare; Staffing; Patient satisfaction; Employee satisfaction; Quality of care

Big Improvements for Small Parts

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Champion
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Avoiding the Seven Deadly Sins

by Noel Wilson

As a partner and senior consultant with Kepner-Tregoe, Inc., a management consulting firm that works with manufacturing and service organizations, James Zimmerman has seen too many Six Sigma implementations fall short of achieving their potential. He has identified seven reasons that help explain why Six Sigma programs underperform.

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Copyright: 2008
  • Keywords:Champion, Six Sigma, Program management, Organizational strategy

Beyond Manufacturing

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

A New Mix in the Cement Business: Managing Change at Jordan Cement Factories

With ambitious objectives for increasing profitability and development, developing new management methods, and establishing a new working culture, Jordan Cement Factories' change management effort proves that change can be just as extensive and beneficial..

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

Six Sigma Failure: Methodology vs. Management

by Chopra, Shailesh

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

Growing a New Entrepreneurial Spirit at JCF

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

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...

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

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

Organizing Six Sigma Projects

Prioritize projects by understanding how projects fulfill a tactical and strategic purpose, remaining aware of the systematic and scientific nature of individual projects, and applying a Key Characteristics approach...

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

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