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Your LEAN and mean guide to Lean Six Sigma
Ready to implement better, faster, cheaper, more-profitable processes in your organization? Lean Six Sigma Demystified, Second Edition, shows you how to use proven techniques for simplifying, streamlining, and optimizing business practices for maximum productivity and profitability.
Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide covers the fundamental methods and tools of Lean Six Sigma. You'll get details on reducing defects and deviation, sustaining improvements, and achieving laser-focused process innovations. Measurement systems analysis (MSA), Design for Lean Six Sigma, and statistical tools such as analysis of variance (ANOVA) are also discussed. Clear examples, helpful diagrams, and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam reinforce key concepts.
It's a no-brainer You'll learn about: The seven speed bumps of Lean Value stream mapping and spaghetti diagramming Control charts, Pareto charts, and Ishikawa diagrams to laser-focus improvements Excel power tools for Lean Six Sigma Lean Six Sigma tar pits Ways to implement Lean Six Sigma to maximize results and minimize costs
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Lean Six Sigma Demystified, Second Edition, is your shortcut to this powerful improvement methodology. You'll also get a 90-day free trial of Q1 Macros software for Lean Six Sigma.
Synopsis
Take the first steps to earning your Black Belt! Are sluggish, error-prone processes costing your customers time and cash? Do you need to make your business more productive and profitable? The second edition of Lean Six Sigma DeMYSTiFieD offers effective ways to learn this revolutionary quality improvement method.
This self-teaching guide enables you to make dramatic improvements in speed and quality that translate into more savings, more sales, and more profit. You'll learn to identify and eliminate delay, defects, error, and waste; cut costs and grow revenue; and improve job skills.
This quick and easy guide offers:
- Clear explanations of Lean Six Sigma terminology
- Methods for solving problems associated with delay, defects, and deviation
- Tools for defining, measuring, analyzing, and improving problems and sustaining solutions
- Case studies to show the methods and tools in action
Simple enough for a novice but challenging enough for a veteran project manager, Lean Six Sigma DeMYSTiFieD is a shortcut to decoding key Lean Six Sigma concepts and principles.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. What is Lean Six Sigma;
Chapter 2. Lean DeMYSTiFieD;
Chapter 3. Faster Healthcare in Five Days;
Chapter 4. Excel Power Tools for Lean Six Sigma;
Chapter 5. The Six Sigma Problem Solving Process;
Chapter 6. Transactional Six Sigma;
Chapter 7. Reducing Variation;
Chapter 8. Sustaining Improvement;
Chapter 9. Laser-Focused Process Innovation;
Chapter 10. Making Lean Six Sigma Successful;
Chapter 11. Measurement Systems Analysis;
Chapter 12. Design for Lean Six Sigma;
Chapter 13. Statistical Tools;
Chapter 14. Implementing Lean Six Sigma