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Six sigma and beyond
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Boca Raton, Fla. : St. Lucie Press, 2001-2003
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6v.
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9781574443110

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Summary

Summary

Cost reduction...productivity improvement...customer retention...enhanced bottom line...these are the promises of six sigma quality management. But what is six sigma? What are the secrets to six sigma success? By implementing the six sigma philosophy you can save millions of dollars in annual cost savings and product quality improvements.

Six Sigma and Beyond: Foundations of Excellent Performance provides a roadmap to successful six sigma implementation that you can adapt to your organization. The book gives you a model of six sigma and explains frequently asked questions in a Q & A format for easy application. It outlines the seven steps to six sigma and how to use them to give your organization the competitive edge.

Understand the seven steps to the six sigma philosophy:
Establish the Quality System, Management, and Cultural Environment
Define Mission of Each Component of the Organization
Set Performance Improvement Opportunities, Goals, and Priorities
Establish Improvement Projects and Action Plans
Implement Projects Using Improvement Methodologies
Evaluate Improved Performance
Review and Recycle

The goal of all this? You can uncover potential improvements in your organization and bring all your resources together to identify, measure, analyze, improve, and control the process. Six Sigma and Beyond: Foundations for Excellent Performance defines quality and the elements that both management and non-management personnel must understand to achieve quality success. i> Set Performance Improvement Opportunities, Goals, and Priorities
Establish Improvement Projects and Action Plans
Implement Projects Using Improvement Methodologies
Evaluate Improved Performance
Review and Recycle

The goal of all this? You can uncover potential improvements in your organization and bring all your resources together to identify, measure, analyze, improve, and control the process. Six Sigma and Beyond: Foundations for Excellent Performance defines quality and the elements that both management and non-management personnel must understand to achieve quality success.


Table of Contents

Introduction
What is Diffusion
Characteristics of Innovations
The Process of the Six Sigma Diffusion in the Organization
References
Understanding Adult Training And Instructional Design
Understanding the Learner and Instruction
Front End Analysis
Design of Instruction
Development of the Material and Evaluation
Delivery of Material and Evaluation
Contract Training
Training For The Dmaic Model
Six Sigma for Executives
Six Sigma for Champions
Six Sigma for Master Black