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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…

The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook, Second EditionThis second edition has been updated and revised to reflect the most recent Six Sigma techniques, and to match the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge (BOK). While the primary audience for this work is the individual preparing to sit for the Six Sigma Black Belt certification examination, a secondary audience for the handbook is the quality and Six Sigma professional who would like a relevant Six Sigma reference book. With this audience in mind, the authors have greatly expanded…

This manual provides answers to the quantitative exercises and some of the qualitative and team exercises found in Implementing Six Sigma, 2nd edition. As Forrest Breyfogle explains, “Defining the right problem to solve is perhaps harder than the mechanics of solving a textbook exercise. To help with this, I have included within some exercises discussions about the implication of a Smarter Six Sigma Solutions (S4) or Integrated Enterprise Excellence (IEE) approach for business problems.”…

The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook (Six SIGMA Operational Methods)EXTREME SIX SIGMA: A new series that takes Six Sigma to the next level The Six Sigma Operational Methods Series goes beyond simply explaining Six Sigma basics to interested managers–these are hard-core working tools of statistical methods, quantitative and intense, aimed at mathematically sophisticated Six Sigma practitioners unwilling to settle for anything less than peak performance in manufacturing and services. Written by four instructors from the world-renowned Motorola University, this…

The ASQ Pocket Guide for the Certified Six Sigma Black BeltUnlike other pocket guides, this guide is designed specifically to address topics that the author has found to cause problems, issues, and concerns for most Black Belts over the years. As such, its primary purpose is to serve as a useful reference guide for the Black Belt throughout his or her busy day, and particularly in meetings. Though not intended to be a tool guide like other pocket guides or a preparation guide for the ASQ certifications, it will nonetheless serve as a useful reference gu…

The Six Sigma Manual for Small and Medium Businesses: What You Need to Know Explained SimplySix Sigma is a set of practices used to systematically improve processes by eliminating defects, which is any nonconformity of a product or service to its specification. To be Six Sigma compliant, a company must produce no more than 3.4 defects per one million products. If this can be achieved, a company has the potential to save billions of dollars, just as Motorola did. The global communications company reported over $17 billion in savings in a recent yearly report, and over the past decade, c…

The Six Sigma Handbook, Third EditionThe authoritative classic–revised and updated for today’s Six Sigma practitioners Whether you want to further your Six Sigma training to achieve a Black or Green Belt or you are totally new to the quality-management strategy, you need reliable guidance. The Six Sigma Handbook, Third Edition shows you, step by step, how to integrate this profitable approach into your company’s culture.Co-written by an award-winning contributor to the practice of quality management and a successful Six Sigma t…

The Six Sigma Performance Handbook: A Statistical Guide to Optimizing Results (Six SIGMA Operational Methods)Profits in tough times require prioritization and focus. If properly managed, Six Sigma methods can deliver dramatic improvement by increasing manufacturing and process efficiencies. But nearly 60% of all corporate Six Sigma initiatives fail to yield the desired results — often companies take the “fighting fires” approach to business and do not take time to understand what the data in telling them, which is why many Six Sigma projects fail. The high-visibility of the Six Sigma Initiative has …

The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook, First EditionASQ’s brand new Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is here – and this is the book to help prepare! This latest entry in ASQ’s popular series of handbooks explicitly follows the certification’s Body of Knowledge and addresses each topic to exactly the level Green Belts need. From lean and project management to statistics and data analysis, the DMAIC process is explained in a clear and insightful manner. Figures, tables, references, useful appendices, and a full sample test only add to this book’s…

The Six Sigma Handbook, Revised and ExpandedThe most comprehensive Six Sigma reference available, now revised and expanded Completely rewritten and reorganized, this second edition of The Six Sigma Handbookcovers all the basic statistics and qualityimprovement tools of the Six Sigma quality management system. This new edition reflects the developments in Six Sigma over the past few years and will help maintain the book’s position as the leading comprehensive guide to Six Sigma. Key changes to this edition include: New chapters on DFSS (D…