Design for Six Sigma

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Overview

THE BRIEFCASE BOOKS SERIEs



Now translated into 11 languages!



This reader-friendly, icon-rich series is must reading for all managers at every level



All managers, whether brand new to their positions or well established in the corporate hierarchy, can use a little "brushing up" now and then. The skills-based Briefcase Books series is filled with ideas and strategies to help managers become more capable, efficient, effective, and valuable to their corporations.



DESIGN FOR SIX SIGMA



Six Sigma has revolutionized the ways in which companies meet and beat today's stringent quality expectations. But achieving Six Sigma results first requires Six Sigma building blocks. Design for Six Sigma unveils a systematic methodology for enabling the design of products, services, and processes to meet Six Sigma quality levels.



Designed to be easily read and implemented, this concise Briefcase Book shows managers at all levels how to include Six Sigma at the earliest stages of virtually any manufacturing process. Here are DFSS's techniques for:



  • Optimizing the design process to achieve Six Sigma performance

  • Integrating Six Sigma from the outset of new product development

  • Self-examinations, explanatory sidebars, and chapter-ending checklists

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071425636
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 2/1/2003
  • Series: Briefcase Books Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • File size: 249 KB

Meet the Author

Greg Brue is the CEO of Six Sigma Consultants and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Brue and his expert team have successfully applied the Six Sigma methodology to more than 1,000 business and manufacturing processes.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 What Is Design for Six Sigma? 1
2 Why Do Design for Six Sigma? 14
3 Core of Design for Six Sigma 28
4 Design for Six Sigma Metrics 54
5 People and Resources 81
6 Implementing DFSS Successfully 103
7 DFSS Tools, Part 1 120
8 DFSS Tools, Part 2 143
9 How to Sustain Design for Six Sigma 164
Index 183
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