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Lean Six Sigma For Dummies.

Author: John Morgan; Martin Brenig-Jones
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Morgan, John.
Lean Six Sigma For Dummies.
New York : Wiley, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Morgan; Martin Brenig-Jones
ISBN: 9781119073819 1119073812
OCLC Number: 945136006
Notes: Getting the Measure of Things.
Description: 1 online resource (330 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used In This Book; Beyond This Book; Where to Go From Here; Part I: Getting Started with Lean Six Sigma; Chapter 1: Defining Lean Six Sigma; Introducing Lean Thinking; Sussing Six Sigma; Chapter 2: Understanding the Principles of Lean Six Sigma; Considering the Key Principles of Lean Six Sigma; Improving Existing Processes: Introducing DMAIC; Reviewing Your DMAIC Phases; Taking a Pragmatic Approach; Part II: Working with Lean Six Sigma; Chapter 3: Identifying Your Customers. Understanding the Process BasicsGetting a High-Level Picture; Chapter 4: Understanding Your Customers' Needs; Considering If You Can Kano; Obtaining the Voice of the Customer; Researching the Requirements; Avoiding Bias; Considering Critical To Quality Customer Requirements; Establishing the Real CTQs; Chapter 5: Determining the Chain of Events; Finding Out How the Work Gets Done; Painting a Picture of the Process; Part III: Assessing Performance; Chapter 6: Gathering Information; Managing by Fact; Developing a Data Collection Plan; Introducing Sampling; Chapter 7: Presenting Your Data. Delving into Different Types of VariationRecognising the Importance of Control Charts; Testing Your Theories; Chapter 8: Analysing What's Affecting Performance; Unearthing the Usual Suspects; Getting a Balance of Measures; Part IV: Improving the Processes; Chapter 9: Identifying Value-Adding Steps and Waste; Interpreting Value-Added; Looking at the Seven Wastes; Looking Beyond the Seven Wastes; Focusing on the Vital Few; Chapter 10: Discovering the Opportunity for Prevention; Keeping Things Neat and Tidy; Looking at Prevention Tools and Techniques; Profiting from Preventive Maintenance. Avoiding Peaks and TroughsChapter 11: Detecting and Tackling Bottlenecks; Applying the Theory of Constraints; Managing the Production Cycle; Looking at Your Layout; Chapter 12: Introducing Design for Six Sigma; Introducing DfSS; Introducing DMADV; Defining What Needs Designing; Considering Quality Function Deployment; Making Decisions; Part V: Deploying Lean Six Sigma; Chapter 13: Leading the Deployment; Looking at the Key Factors for Successful Deployment; Understanding Executive Sponsorship; Considering Size; Introducing the Deployment Programme Manager. Starting Your Lean Six Sigma ProgrammeUnderstanding What Project Champions Do; Chapter 14: Selecting the Right Projects; Driving Strategy Deployment with Lean Six Sigma; Generating a List of Candidate Improvement Projects; Working Out Whether Lean Six Sigma Is the Right Approach; Setting Up a DMAIC Project; Chapter 15: Running Rapid Improvement Events; Seeing Rapid Improvement with Kaizen or Kai Sigma Events; Understanding the Facilitator's Role; Creating a Checklist for Running Successful Events; Chapter 16: Putting It All Together; Working Your Way through DMAIC; Defining Where You're Going.

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