Six Sigma for Managers: 24 Lessons to Understand and Apply Six Sigma Principles in Any Organization (McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series)

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Six Sigma can be a complex and intimidating subject, with its emphasis on statistics and charts. Novices to the Six Sigma approach will appreciate a slim primer that gives an overview and practical advice on how to implement Six Sigma practices in everyday business.

Six Sigma for Managers offers 24 lessons that explain the fundamentals of Six Sigma in bite-sized chapters. For example:

•Eliminate defects, cut costs

•Use statistics

•Choose projects carefully

•Measure smart

•Map the process

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24 Lessons to Understand and Apply Six Sigma Principles in Any Organization

Six Sigma for Managers introduces you to the fundamental concepts of Six Sigma, and provides 24 basic points you need to know to spearhead a Six Sigma program in your workplace. Carefully walking you through every phase of a successful Six Sigma initiative, from establishing metrics to sustaining excellence, this results-based handbook shows you how to manage Six Sigma to:

¿ Reduce defects ¿ Cut costs ¿ Set business metrics ¿ Plan an implementation ¿ Measure smart ¿ Monitor and maintain improvements ¿ Discover patterns ¿ Map the process ¿ Make the fix last ¿ Check hypotheses ¿ Know the risks ¿ Plan for control ¿ Sustain the gain

Hundreds of companies around the world have used Six Sigma to eliminate wasteful variation, enhance productivity, and create dramatic new levels of customer satisfaction. Six Sigma for Managers provides hands-on knowledge and advice to help you get started as an effective Six Sigma manager, and play a significant role in transforming your workplace culture from complacency to accomplishment.

About the Author:

Greg Brue is president and CEO of Six Sigma Consultants, Inc. and has implemented Six Sigma methodologies for some of the world’s most recognized companies.

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