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Six Sigma For Dummies

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Learn to:

  • Grasp what Six Sigma is and how it works
  • Achieve quantum leaps in performance and impact the bottom line
  • Utilize the DMAIC problem-solving method

Use Six Sigma to improve business performance — and reap big profits

Millions of people work in companies that use Six Sigma to achieve quantum leaps in performance — in everything from products and processes to systems and even environments. But for beginners, Six Sigma can seem confusing and mysterious. Relax! Six Sigma For Dummies explains it all, whether you need help implementing the methodology or just understanding it.

  • Meet the big Six — get an overview of the Six Sigma methodology, the key principles underlying its applications, and the roles and phases involved in its implementation
  • Size it up — dig into the details of the Six Sigma DMAIC problem-solving road map to discover how to properly scope and launch a project
  • Get to the root — find out how to use the Six Sigma DMAIC analyzing road map to objectively eliminate trivial and unimportant factors
  • Don’t lose your cool — get a handle on the improving and controlling aspects of the DMAIC problem-solving road map to synthesize improvement and lock in your gains
  • Grab some tools — get a listing of the technology tools and information systems that Six Sigma practitioners use

Open the book and find:

  • What Six Sigma is and how it works
  • The founding principles and language of Six Sigma
  • How to analyze data through charts and graphs
  • The roles and responsibilities of Belts and Champions
  • Ways to forecast future performance
  • How to design, conduct, and analyze experiments
  • The top do’s and don’ts of Six Sigma