ISBN 9780071070843,The Six Sigma Handbook

The Six Sigma Handbook



Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780071070843

ISBN-10 0071070842


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 560 Pages
Language (English)


The third edition of The Six Sigma Handbook is a comprehensive reference book that teaches the reader on how to use Six Sigma in a profitable way for one's company. It has been designed for those enthusiasts who want to earn higher credentials in Six Sigma, be it green belt and black belt. Moreover, even who those who have restricted exposure to quality management and counseling. This third edition of The Six Sigma Handbook consists of detailed descriptions on the crucial topics related to Six Sigma. The book explains how to perform meaningful project management and teaches various other techniques related to Six Sigma. The management actions and responsibilities that are required for a strong deployment have been included. The authors have explained the important concepts of Six Sigma in a very lucid and easy-to-understand manner. They explore the methods to use DMADV and DMAIC in order to improve processes and products. It informs readers on how to make innovative processes and products. The book comprises problem-solving techniques of the Six Sigma methodology. Cutting-edge Six Sigma concepts have been integrated throughout the book and it puts proven practices at one's fingertips. This third edition has been categorized into two sections. The first part is about Six Sigma Implementation and Management and the second part is dedicated to Six Sigma Tools and Techniques. Some chapters from the book include recognizing opportunity and maximizing resources, process behavior charts, the define phase, and the analyze phase. Finally, the book concludes with sections on references, appendices, and an Index. Co-written by an award-winning Six Sigma trainer, the book is a perfect guide for both novices and professionals who need to upgrade their knowledge. This book provides reliable guidance that gives step by step instruction on how to integrate the profitable approach of Six Sigma into one's company's culture. About The Authors Thomas Pyzdek has been a famous consultant of Six Sigma for the last three decades. Besides The Six Sigma Handbook, Thomas Pyzdek has written various other books. These include The Six Sigma Project Planner, Six SIGMA Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide, What Every Engineer Should Know about Quality Control, Quality Engineering Handbook, and What Every Engineer Should Know about Quality Control. His books have helped various candidates to achieve Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certifications. Thomas Pyzdek has worked as a consultant with several leading organizations such as Ford and McDonalds. Paul Keller is the president and COO of Quality America. He has developed and implemented various Six Sigma and Quality Improvement programs for service and manufacturing environments. Besides The Six Sigma Handbook, he has authored several other books. These include Six Sigma Demystified, and Statistical Process Control Demystified. At present Paul Keller provides Six Sigma training and consultation through Quality America. He completed his post graduation from the University of Arizona in Quality Engineering. He has applied several techniques at work when he worked as a Quality Manager and as an SPC Director. He has worked with both consumer goods manufacturer and an industrial products manufacturer.