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Design for Six SIGMA (Briefcase Books)by Greg Brue
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A Systematic Methodology for Incorporating Six Sigma into the Earliest Stages of Every Project
Six Sigma is today's most honored and effective quality initiative. Yet to achieve optimal results from such an initiative, companies must first master the building blocks of Six Sigma. Design for Six Sigma shows decision makers at all levels how to implement Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) tools and techniques from earliest design through final production of virtually any product, service, or process. Look to this latest addition to McGraw-Hill's popular, reader-friendly Briefcase Books series to learn:
Six Sigma is an integral methodology that, to ensure success, must be integrated at each step of production. Let Design for Six Sigma show you how to join today's quality leaders by incorporating DFSS into each step of your new product/service development program--for maximum impact and return on your Six Sigma investment.
Briefcase Books are written specifically for today's busy manager. Each book features eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page:
[Key Terms icon] Clear definitions of key DFSS terms and jargon
[Smart Managing icon] How to use DFSS techniques to improve decision making
[Tricks of the Trade icon] Front-line hints and tips for integrating DFSS
[Mistake proofing icon] Advice for limiting costly Six Sigma miscues and mistakes
[Caution icon] Warning signs for potential problems or disasters
[For Example icon] How others have used DFSS to optimize processes
[Tools icon] Specific methods for implementing DFSS at every level
This work shows that Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is a systematic methodology using tools, training, and measurements to enable the design of products, services, and processes that meet customer expectations at Six Sigma quality levels.
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DESIGN FOR SIX SIGMA
Six Sigma has revolutionized the ways in which companies meet and beat today's stringent quality expectations. But achieving Six Sigma results first requires Six Sigma building blocks. Design for Six Sigma unveils a systematic methodology for enabling the design of products, services, and processes to meet Six Sigma quality levels.
Designed to be easily read and implemented, this concise Briefcase Book shows managers at all levels how to include Six Sigma at the earliest stages of virtually any manufacturing process. Here are DFSS's techniques for:
About the Author
Greg Brue is the CEO of Six Sigma Consultants and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Brue and his expert team have successfully applied the Six Sigma methodology to more than 1,000 business and manufacturing processes.
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