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These references support the topic areas in the SSBB Body of Knowledge. They are used to write and review the questions in the test question pool. To determine which references you need, review the SSBB Body of Knowledge. Determine which topic areas you need to study further. Then review this reference list to identify those that support your needs.

These books cover the parts of the Body of Knowledge. ASQ Certification Board does not endorse any one particular reference source.

  • Bethea, et al. Statistical Methods for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd ed., New York: Marcel Dekker, 1995. ISBN 0824793358
  • Brassard, Michael, and Diane, Ritter, The Memory Jogger II, Goal/QPC, 1994.
  • Breyfogle, Forrest, Implementing Six Sigma: Smarter Solutions Using Statistical Methods, 2nd ed., Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2003.
  • Breyfogle, Forrest , Integrated Enterprise Excellence: Improvement Project Execution: A Management and Black Belt Guide for Going Beyond Lean Six Sigma and the Balanced Scorecard. Austin, TX : Bridgeway Books, 2008. ISBN: 9781934454169
  • Camp, Robert C., Benchmarking: The Search for Industry Best Practices That Lead to Superior Performance, Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 1989. ISBN: 1563273527
  • Cavanagh, Roland R., Robert P. Neuman, and Peter S. Pande, The Six Sigma Way: How GE, Motorola, and Other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.
  • Conover, W. J., Practical Nonparametric Statistics 3rd ed., New York: Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999. ISBN 0471160687
  • Creveling, Clyde. M., Tolerance Design: A Handbook for Developing Optimal Specifications, Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley, 1997. ISBN 0201634732
  • Dudewicz, Edward, Introduction to Statistics and Probability, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1976. ISBN 003086688X
  • Eckes, George, Six Sigma Team Dynamics: The Elusive Key to Project Success, New Jersey: Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003. ISBN 0471222771
  • George, Michael L., Lean Six Sigma for Service: How to Use Lean Speed and Six Sigma Quality to Improve Services and Transactions, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. ISBN 9780071418218
  • George, Michael L., John Maxey, David T. Rowlands, and Mark Price, The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to nearly 100 Tools for Improving Quality, Speed, and Complexity, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005. ISBN 0071441190
  • Gibbons, Jean, Nonparametric Methods for Quantitative Analysis 3rd ed., Columbus, OH: American Sciences Press, 1997. ISBN 0935950370
  • Grant, Eugene L., and Richard S. Leavenworth, Statistical Quality Control, 7th ed., New York: McGraw-Hill Co. Inc., 1996. ISBN: 0071142487
  • Greif, Michel, The Visual Factory: Building Participation Through Shared Information, Cambridge, Mass: Productivity Press, 1991. ISBN 0915299674
  • Gryna, Frank M., Richard C.H. Chua, and Joseph A. DeFeo, Juran's Quality Planning and Analysis for Enterprise Quality, 5th ed., New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Harry, Mikel, and Rich Schroeder, Six Sigma: The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the World's Top Corporations, New York: Doubleday, 2000. ISBN 0385494378
  • Imai, Masaaki, Kaizen: The Key to Japan's Competitive Success, New York: Random House Business Division, 1986. ISBN 0394551869
  • Johnson, Richard A., and Dean W. Wichern, Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis, 6th ed., Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2007. ISBN 0131877151
  • Jordan, James and Frederick Michel, The Lean Company: Making the Right Choices, Dearborn, MI: Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2001. ISBN 0872635236
  • Juran, J.M., and A. Blanton Godfrey, Juran's Quality Handbook, 5th ed., New York, McGraw-Hill, 1999.
  • Kubiak, T. M and Donald W. Benbow, The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook, 2nd ed, Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2009.
  • Lowenthal, Jeffrey N., Six Sigma Project Management:A Pocket Guide, Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780873895194
  • Montgomery, Douglas C., Design & Analysis of Experiments, 7th ed., New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2008. ISBN 0470128666
  • Munro, R. A. Six Sigma for The Shop Floor A Pocket Guide. Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2002 ISBN 0873895169
  • Naumann, Earl, and Steven Hoisington, Customer Centered Six Sigma: Linking Customers, Process Improvement, and Financial Results, Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2001. ISBN 0873894901
  • Nicholas, John, Competitive Manufacturing Management: Continuous Improvement, Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 1999. ISBN 0256217270
  • Phadke, Madhav S., Quality Engineering Using Robust Design, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1989. ISBN 0137451679
  • Pyzdek, Thomas, The Six Sigma Handbook, 2nd ed., New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. ISBN 9780873897327
  • Pyzdek, Thomas, Quality Engineering Handbook, 2nd ed., New York: Marcel Dekker, 2003. ISBN 0824746147
  • Rath and Strong, Six Sigma Pocket Guide, Lexington, MA: Rath and Strong, 2000. ISBN 0970507909
  • Scholtes, Peter R., Brian L. Joiner, and Barbara J. Streibel, The Team Handbook, 3rd ed., Oreil Inc., 2003.
  • Shingo, Shigeo, A Revolution in Manufacturing: The SMED System, Stamford, Conn: Productivity Press, 1985. ISBN 0915299038
  • Shingo, Shigeo, A Quick Changeover for Operators: The SMED System, Portland, OR: The Press, 1996. ISBN 1563271257
  • Snedecor, George W., William G. Cochran, Statistical Methods, 8th ed., Ames, IW: Iowa State University Press, 1989. ISBN 0813815614
  • Takahashi, Yoshikazu, and Takashi Osada, TPM: Total Productive Maintenance, White Plains, NY: Asian Productivity Assoc., 1984. ISBN 9283311094
  • Womack, James, and Daniel T Jones, Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated, New York: Free Press, 2003. ISBN 0743249275
  • Yang, Kai, Design for Six Sigma for Service (Six Sigma Operational Methods) New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005. ISBN 0071445552

Books with links can be purchased from ASQ Quality Press.

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