ISBN 9780071067447,Six Sigma On A Budget : Achieving More With Less Using The Principles Of Six Sigma

Six Sigma On A Budget : Achieving More With Less Using The Principles Of Six Sigma

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Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780071067447

ISBN-10 0071067442


Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)


In today's economy, organizations need to improve quality, solve problems, and increase efficiencies on the fly-and Six Sigma has proven its worth to large and small companies around the world in all these areas. Written by a leading Six Sigma expert, Warren Brussee, Six Sigma on a Budget explains how you can use the principles of Six Sigma to see immediate results--all without expensive consultants or disruptive classes. Exclusive features of Six Sigma on a Budget: Written in plain English, it delivers huge benefits to anyone who's learned high school math and Microsoft Excel Can be implemented by managers or individuals without additional staff-in virtually any type of business Teaches all Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma skills to give you knowledge equivalent to a traditionally trained Six Sigma green belt Includes case studies, formulas, glossary, quick tips, and other at-a-glance aids From the basics to more advanced strategies, the invaluable skills in Six Sigma on a Budget help you get great results with a limited investment of time and money. Warren Brussee was an engineer and plant manager at General Electric for 33 years. He is the holder of multiple patents for his Six Sigma work and is the author of numerous Six Sigma books, including Statistics for Six Sigma Made Easy and All About Six Sigma. He lives in Columbia, SC. TABLE OF CONTENTS Part 1 OVERVIEW Chapter 1 General Six Sigma Introduction The History of Six Sigma The Six Sigma Goal Management?s Role Six Sigma Titles Six Sigma Teams Chapter 2 Measurements and Problem Solving Metrics and Keeping Score The DMAIC Problem-Solving Method Part 2 NONSTATISTICAL SIX SIGMA TOOLS Chapter 3 Customer-Driven Needs and Concerns The Simplified QFD Traditional QFDs The Simplified FMEA Traditional FMEAs Chapter 4 Visual Assists Fishbone Diagrams Instructions for Fishbone Diagrams Simplified Process Flow Diagrams Instructions for Simplified Process Flow Diagrams Visual Correlation Tests Part 3 GETTING GOOD DATA Chapter 5 Data and Samples Types of Data Data Discrimination Collecting Samples Average and Variation Chapter 6 Simplified Gauge Verification Checking for Gauge Error Instructions for Simplified Gauge Verification Example of Simplified Gauge Verification on Bearings Gauge R&R Part 4 PROBABILITY, PLOTS, and STATISTICAL TESTS Chapter 7 Data Overview Probability Data Plots and Distributions Plotting Data Chapter 8 Testing for Statistically Significant Change Testing for Statistically Significant Change Using Variables Data Using a Sample to Check for a Change versus a Population Checking for a Statistically Significant Change between Two Samples Incidental Statistics Terminology Not Used in Preceding Tests Testing for Statistically Significant Change Using Proportional Data Testing for Statistically Significant Change, Nonnormal Distributions Part 5 PROCESS CONTROL, DOEs, and RSS TOLERANCES Chapter 9 General and Focused Control General Process Control Traditional Control Charts Simplified Control Charts Chapter 10 Design of Experiments and Tolerance Analysis Design of Experiments Simplified DOEs RSS Tolerances Appendix: The Six Sigma Statistical Tool Finder Matrix Glossary Related Reading Index