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The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition (Mechanical Engineering)The most complete, current guide to Six Sigma“Best practices in Six Sigma are continuously evolving, just as Six Sigma itself evolved from earlier best practices in quality improvement. …This fourth edition…(features) expanded materials on innovation, strategic development, Lean, and constraint management. …You’ll notice many references to free online materials within the text, such as Excel file templates that can be used for analyzing projects, or videos that provide an in-depth narr…

Six Sigma for Technical Processes: An Overview for R&D Executives, Technical Leaders and Engineering Managers (Prentice Hall Six Sigma for Innovation and Growth Series)Use Six Sigma to achieve and sustain excellence in product development and commercialization!   To sustain growth and profitability, companies must tightly align product development and commercialization to fast-changing customer requirements. In this book, Clyde Creveling identifies the four process areas most crucial to doing so–and shows executives and managers how to optimize each of them.   Creveling introduces a Six Sigma-enabled workflow that encompasses strategic product/techno…

What Is Six Sigma for Technical Processes? (Digital Short Cut) (Six Sigma for Innovation and Growth Series: Technical Processes)This is the eBook version of the printed book. This document discusses how technical leaders and management professionals can implement Six Sigma for the processes they oversee. It explores a relatively new kind of Six Sigma and its associated lean principles that prevent problems in well-designed, structured technical processes in product and technology portfolio definition, research and technology development, product commercialization, and production and service support engineering. This form…

Six Sigma Software Development, Second EditionEven though Six Sigma programs have successfully been implemented in practice, many IT departments remain skeptical of the process or are unaware of how the tools can be used to improve system development. Removing the mystique surrounding this technique, Six Sigma Software Development, Second Edition demonstrates how Six Sigma tools and concepts can be used to enhance the system development process.Revised and updated, this second edition clearly explains Six Sigma concepts and their applicatio…

The Process Improvement Handbook: A Blueprint for Managing Change and Increasing Organizational Performance (Mechanical Engineering)Gold Medal Winner of the 2015 Axiom Book Award for best business theory book! The Definitive Guide to Process Improvement and Operational Excellence Today’s business environment demands faster responses, better service, and increased agility. The Process Improvement Handbook reveals how to design effective process improvement structures, organizations, and cultures to meet those needs. Focusing on specific process improvement knowledge areas, this practical work establishes the foundation re…

Lean Six Sigma Using SigmaXL and Minitab (Mechanical Engineering)Effectively Execute Lean Six Sigma Projects using SigmaXL and MinitabWritten by a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a Ph.D., this practical guide to Lean Six Sigma project execution follows the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) roadmap. The many real-world examples used in the book offer in-depth theoretical analyses and are implemented using the two most popular statistical software suites–SigmaXL and Minitab. This expert resource covers Lean topics ranging from basic data a…

Lean Healthcare Deployment and Sustainability (Mechanical Engineering)Best Practices for Achieving the Full Benefits of Lean in HealthcareA Doody’s Core Title for 2015.Lean Healthcare Deployment and Sustainability reveals how to successfully implement Lean methodologies in a hospital, physician practice, long-termcare facility, or other healthcare setting. This strategic guide provides an organizational infrastructure and systematic approach for transforming a healthcare system into a Lean enterprise and lays out a detailed roadmap that describes the processes and…

What Is BPM? (Mechanical Engineering)PRACTICAL COVERAGE OF BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS This concise, easy-to-understand guide provides a straightforward introduction to the tools and techniques required to implement business process management (BPM), and how it can benefit any organization. Written by an instructor at the BPM Institute, What Is BPM? explains the management strategies, integrated methodologies, and software solutions essential to a successful enterprise-wide BPM implementation. Discover how to roll out…

The Six Sigma HandbookSix sigma is a system for improving the quality of organizational processes and products to a level of three defects per million. This guide provides a brief overview of the management and organization of six sigma, the underlying philosophy and the problem-solving techniques most often used….

Lean Six Sigma in Service: Applications and Case StudiesIn real life, data is messy and doesn’t always fit into normal statistical distributions. This is especially true in service industries where the variables are, well, variable and directly related to and measured by the constantly changing needs of customers. As the breadth and depth of tools available has increased across the integrated Lean Six Sigma landscape, their integrated application has become more complex. Filled with case studies using real-world data, Lean Six Sigma in Service: App…