The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook: An Implementation Guide for Process Improvement Teams / Edition 1

The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook: An Implementation Guide for Process Improvement Teams / Edition 1

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by Peter Pande, Robert Neuman, Roland Cavanagh
     
 

A Hands-On Implementation Guide to the Bestselling The Six Sigma Way

Six Sigma is today's most talked-about, and successful, business improvement initiative. The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook goes beyond theory to explain the tools and procedures a project leader or team needs to implement a Six Sigma improvement project. Designed as a step-by-step

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A Hands-On Implementation Guide to the Bestselling The Six Sigma Way

Six Sigma is today's most talked-about, and successful, business improvement initiative. The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook goes beyond theory to explain the tools and procedures a project leader or team needs to implement a Six Sigma improvement project. Designed as a step-by-step implementation manual, it explains how to use Six Sigma methods to identify products and processes that need improvement, then use a proactive approach to either improve or redesign them­­boosting performance, reducing costs, and/or increasing customer satisfaction.

Written by three veteran consultants and trainers to GE and other top corporate Six Sigma initiatives, The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook covers dozens of essential tools and basic statistical techniques needed to execute Six Sigma projects in any organizational environment. Written in a concise, how-to format, and with dozens of data-gathering forms, checklists, and worksheets, it provides Black Belts, Green Belts, and team members with the information they need, including:

  • What a Six Sigma project team needs to know before it gets started
  • A five-step guide to leading a Six Sigma team through DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control)
  • When and how to use thirty-five six sigma improvement tools and techniques

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071373142
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/14/2001
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
299,444
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface          

Part One. What a Six Sigma Project Team Needs to Know Before It Gets
Started          

1. The Six Sigma System          

2. Three Ways to Six Sigma          

3. Organizing for Six Sigma          

4. Selecting Winning Six Sigma Projects          

5. A Basic Toolkit for Team Leaders          

Part Two. Leading a Six Sigma Project Team Through DMAIC The Define Stage          

6. Define the Opportunity          

7. Power Tools for "Define"          

8. Coming Together as a Team          

9. Measuring Process Performance          

10. Power Tools for "Measure"          

11. Guiding the Six Sigma Team in the Measure Stage          

12. Analyzing Data and Investigating Causes          

13. Power Tools for "Analyze"          

14. Normal Data and Team Norms          

15. Improving the Process          

16. Power Tools for "Improve"          

17. "At Last We're a Team!"          

18. Control and Process Management          

19. Power Tools for "Control"          

20. Guiding Your Team in the Control Stage          

21. Six Sigma Process Design/Redesign          

Index          


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