Design for Six Sigma: The Revolutionary Process for Achieving Extraordinary Profits

Design for Six Sigma: The Revolutionary Process for Achieving Extraordinary Profits

by Subir Chowdhury
     
 

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If a company changes a design after a product launch-and not during the concept stage-implementing the changes will cost 1,000 times more. Six Sigma, the near-perfect rate of only 3.4 defects per million opportunities and the management strategy to which Jack Welch attributes GE’s phenomenal success-is on the list of all successful organizations. Even with

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If a company changes a design after a product launch-and not during the concept stage-implementing the changes will cost 1,000 times more. Six Sigma, the near-perfect rate of only 3.4 defects per million opportunities and the management strategy to which Jack Welch attributes GE’s phenomenal success-is on the list of all successful organizations. Even with excellent Six Sigma implementation, most companies are able to achieve only Five Sigma, which is not enough in today’s ultracompetitive marketplace. For the first time, leading quality expert and author Subir Chowdhury presents Design For Six Sigma (DFSS), a revolutionary five-step process that takes a company all the way to Six Sigma.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419526817
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Subir Chowdhury is the author of international bestsellers ""Management 21C"" and ""The Power of Six Sigma"", which received critical media attention in the New York Times, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, and Publisher’s Weekly. He is executive vice president of the ASI-American Supplier Institute and former chairman of the American Society for Quality’s Automotive Division. Chowdhury, a young business professional, is rapidly becoming known as one of the best management thinkers of the 21st century.

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