Six SIGMA Fieldbook: How Dupont Successfully Implemented the Six SIGMA Breakthrough Management Strategy

Six SIGMA Fieldbook: How Dupont Successfully Implemented the Six SIGMA Breakthrough Management Strategy

by Mikel Harry, Don R. Linsenmann
     
 

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The authoritative hands-on guide to putting the Six Sigma strategy into practice, written by Mikel Harry, co-founder of the Six Sigma Academy, and Don Linsenmann, the Six Sigma champion who helped to implement Six Sigma across DuPont’s eighteen business divisions.

The ideal companion to Mikel Harry and Richard Schroeder’s national bestseller Six

Overview

The authoritative hands-on guide to putting the Six Sigma strategy into practice, written by Mikel Harry, co-founder of the Six Sigma Academy, and Don Linsenmann, the Six Sigma champion who helped to implement Six Sigma across DuPont’s eighteen business divisions.

The ideal companion to Mikel Harry and Richard Schroeder’s national bestseller Six Sigma, THE SIX SIGMA FIELDBOOK takes readers inside the nuts and bolts of implementing the Six Sigma breakthrough strategy, showing readers how companies can streamline their operations, improve the quality of their products and services, and dramatically increase their profits.

Based on DuPont’s multi-year unrolling of Six Sigma throughout the company’s global business divisions, THE SIX SIGMA FIELDBOOK discusses the opportunities, obstacles, and challenges DuPont faced in making the decision to embrace Six Sigma and attempting to adapt it to DuPont’s unique culture. DuPont Six Sigma champion Don Linsenmann reveals the tools DuPont’s managers needed to introduce and sustain Six Sigma quality at every level of the company, from the corner office of the executive boardroom to the factory level. DuPont used Six Sigma to help reshape their entire business model; as a result, they saved billions of dollars. Using as a framework DuPont’s successful multiyear implementation of Six Sigma across its business divisions, THE SIX SIGMA FIELDBOOK reveals the day-to-day obstacles and challenges managers face in coordinating its efforts to implement and sustain Six Sigma and offers a comprehensive road-map on how companies of all kinds can successfully apply Six Sigma methodology to increase profits and improve quality.

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Soundview Executive Book Summaries
Mikel Harry developed the Six Sigma program at Motorola in the 1980s and shared it with the world as the co-author of the bestselling Six Sigma. Don Linsenmann is the leader in charge of the global deployment of DuPont's Six Sigma program. The two have joined forces to help other company leaders introduce and sustain quality at every level of the company. The Six Sigma Fieldbook offers a comprehensive look at how Six Sigma methodology saved DuPont billions of dollars and helped it improve operations, products and services. Copyright © 2006 Soundview Executive Book Summaries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307424136
Publisher:
The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/18/2007
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

MIKEL J. HARRY, Ph.D., is the founder and former CEO of the Six Sigma Academy, Inc. He helped develop the Six Sigma program at Motorola during the 1980s and later served as corporate vice president at Asea, Brown, Boveri, Ltd. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. DON R. LINSENMANN is vice president and corporate champion, Six Sigma, at DuPont, leading the global deployment of DuPont’s Six Sigma program. In addition, he has global responsibility for DuPont’s Corporate Strategic Accounts. He lives in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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