Six Sigma Execution

George Eckes


In Circulation

Describes the business acumen and leadership skills needed to effectively incorporate Six Sigma into an organization's DNA, executing initiatives throughout the entire company. This book provides guidelines for involving management in the Six Sigma process and linking Six Sigma to a company's strategic goals.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Focus on Customer Satisfaction:

    • Six Sigma emphasizes understanding and meeting customer needs and expectations.
  2. Data-Driven Decision Making:

    • Six Sigma relies on data analysis to make informed decisions and identify areas for improvement.
  3. Process Improvement:

    • The methodology aims to improve processes by reducing defects and variations.
  4. Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC):

    • DMAIC is a structured problem-solving approach used in Six Sigma projects.
  5. Cross-Functional Teams:

    • Six Sigma encourages collaboration among employees from different departments to work on improvement projects.
  6. Statistical Tools and Techniques:

    • The use of statistical methods helps in identifying root causes and measuring improvements accurately.
  7. Leadership Involvement:

    • Successful implementation of Six Sigma often requires strong leadership support and involvement.
  8. Standardization of Processes:

    • Standardizing processes helps in maintaining consistency and reducing variability.
  9. Continuous Improvement Culture:

    • Six Sigma promotes a culture of continuous improvement rather than a one-time fix.
  10. Return on Investment (ROI):

    • Organizations implementing Six Sigma expect to see a measurable return on their investment through improved efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Language English
ISBN-10 0071453644
ISBN-13 9780071453646
No of pages 278
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher McGraw-Hill
Published Date 16 Aug 2005

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