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Author Adams, Cary W., 1946-

Title Six Sigma deployment / Cary W. Adams, Praveen Gupta, Charles E. Wilson, Jr.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 290 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Online access with EBA: Taylor & Francis.
Note Includes index.
Contents Who Needs It?; What Is Six Sigma?; Six Sigma Deployment Overview; Opportunity; Management and Champions; Strategic Plan; Project Selection; Coaching; Black Belts; Green Belt; Awareness; Six Sigma Success Stories; Enhancing Six Sigma to Deliver Highest Performance at Lowest Cost; Six Sigma Methodology -- The Benefits of a Strategic Approach; Six Sigma and Quality Systems; Final Thoughts; History of Six Sigma; Tools Commonly Used in Six Sigma; Training Certifications; Brief Overview of Black Belt Projects.
Summary Six Sigma Deployment provides a thorough understanding of the Six Sigma methodologies and its implementation in various industries. The authors offer practical information for successful implementation as well as what is needed to plan, monitor and steer this business strategy toward success. The authors begin with an introduction to the Six Sigma initiative by offering a chronology of events from the origin of Six Sigma to the present. This includes the changing view of quality and how companies have benefited. Readers are also introduced to the currently popular breakthrough strategy and learn how this compares to the original methodology. Along with this, the different belts are explained in detail as to what the variations are among various service providers. Some of the unique aspects of this book include the use of Six Sigma with the various quality standards that are being implemented today, the implementation of Six Sigma in supply chain management stream, and the analysis of different methods used by various companies, the strengths and weaknesses of each, results achieved and finally lessons learned. In addition, an appendix is provided that includes the various statistical or non-statistical tools employed during the implementation of Six Sigma. * Practical information facilitates successful implementation of this methodology to help maximize return on investment * Includes case studies from Motorola, General Electric, Allied Signal, as well as a number of small businesses * Demonstrates how six sigma complements the various quality management systems.
Note Print version record.
Subject Quality control -- Statistical methods.
Production management -- Statistical methods.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Quality Control.
Production management -- Statistical methods. (OCoLC)fst01078332
Quality control -- Statistical methods. (OCoLC)fst01085001
Controle da qualidade (métodos estatísticos)
Administração da produção (métodos estatísticos)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Gupta, Praveen, 1957-
Wilson, Charles E.
Other Form: Print version: Adams, Cary W., 1946- Six Sigma deployment. Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2003 0750675233 9780750675239 (DLC) 2002035624 (OCoLC)50693105
ISBN 9780080480947 (electronic bk.)
0080480942 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000053318260
CHBIS 009904840
CHDSB 005989178
CHVBK 199411883
DEBSZ 361943377
NZ1 12468642

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