ISBN-10:
0071455485
ISBN-13:
9780071455480
Pub. Date:
04/01/2005
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Six Sigma for Managers: 24 Lessons to Understand and Apply Six Sigma Principles in Any Organization / Edition 1

Six Sigma for Managers: 24 Lessons to Understand and Apply Six Sigma Principles in Any Organization / Edition 1

by Greg Brue
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Overview

Six Sigma for Managers is a practical overview on how to implement Six Sigma practices in everyday business. Emphasizing straightforward explanations instead of complex charts and statistics, it shows managers how to map processes, measure smart, and follow other Six Sigma principles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071455480
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Series: McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Greg Brue is president and CEO of Six Sigma Consultants, Inc. and has implemented Six Sigma methodologies for some of the world’s most recognized companies.

Table of Contents

Contents

Six Sigma: a methodology for improvement          

Reduce defects, cut costs          

Set business metrics          

Use statistics          

Focus on results          

Choose projects carefully          

Plan implementation          

Plot the project          

Measure smart          

Understand the process          

Test solutions          

Monitor and maintain          

Open up, narrow down          

Discover patterns          

Study correlations          

Map the process          

Focus on functions          

Test the systems          

Make the fix last          

Identify vital few causes          

Check hypotheses          

Know the risks          

Correct any problems          

Plan for control          

Sustain the gain          

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