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1st Edition

Six Sigma Deployment

ISBN 9780750675239
Published August 22, 2011 by Routledge
310 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of 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

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The authors differentiate their book from others on the subject in the way they describe key aspects of the Six Sigma methodology. Industrial Fabric Products Review, 2003