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Steps to Write a Lean Six Sigma Deployment Plan - YouTube

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77 Business Improvements in 77 Days

77 Business Improvements in 77 Days | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Business improvements are the basis for your competitive advantage. The most successful businesses are businesses that today are always better from yesterday.

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Everyday business improvements are the lifeblood of the success of your company. Because of that I think that you need to take all necessary steps in order to work on many business improvements as quickly as possible...

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There's some good ideas here. However in my view the simplest one is missing. Ask your employees what's worth celebrating about their roles and what could be better. Then help them to create a 90 day execution plan to keep doing what's worth celebrating and changing what could be better to something worth celebrating.

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Continuous improvement is the way. Here we go for 77 ideas to improve your business.

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5 Six Sigma Deployment Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them

5 Six Sigma Deployment Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Years of Six Sigma deployments have created a wealth of both success stories and lessons about process challenges -- learn to steer clear of others' mistakes.
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Successfully avoiding these common mistakes will yield long-term benefits for an organization and accelerate its march toward becoming best in its class...

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Complete List of Continuous Improvement Terms

See our complete list of terms in The Continuous Improvement Companion, our extensive online Lean reference guide.

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Changes coming for quality standards - State Journal

Changes coming for quality standards - State Journal | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
A set of quality management system standards used by manufacturers and other businesses around the globe, including many in West Virginia, is in line for big changes. Companies have three years to ...
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According to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the revised ISO 9001:2015 standards will be easier to use in conjunction with other standards and will have an increased emphasis on risks faced by organizations...

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Theory of constraints (TOC) - explained - YouTube

The theory of constraints (TOC) is a management paradigm that views any manageable system as being limited in achieving more of its goals by a very small num...
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The theory of constraints is based on the idea that to improve a system or process one must find and address the one most limiting aspect of the system...

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TOC Tools Help Find the Right Lean Six Sigma Projects

TOC Tools Help Find the Right Lean Six Sigma Projects | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Two tools within the theory of constraints method -- bottleneck analysis and current reality tree -- can help identify the real pain ailing an organization and
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Bottleneck analysis, used to find the core issue in a well established process environment

Current reality tree, used to sort a set of symptoms and work out the core issues behind a perceived reality...

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No Projects In The Hopper?

No Projects In The Hopper? | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Here are tens of ideas for identifying issues in your organization and function. These ideas can then be evaluated and formalized into project charters which
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FISHBONE DIAGRAM: How to Construct a Fishbone Diagram - YouTube

http://leansixsigmasource.com/category/tutorials How To Construct a Fishbone Diagram Fishbone diagrams also known as Cause & Effect diagrams or Ishakawa diag...
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Effective Use of Special Purpose KJ Language Processing

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A "hidden" power of KJ – a method of developing insight into themes and relationships among issues – is its ability to adapt to special uses. Small changes in
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Lean Six Sigma Basic Statistics Overview - YouTube

Lean Six Sigma basic statistics in plain English
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Statistics = Data...

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Specification Limits: Proceed with Caution

Specification Limits: Proceed with Caution | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
A true control strategy should be aligned with the process’ statistically based control limits.
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What Metrics Are Most Important in a Lean Six Sigma Deployment Plan? - YouTube

What metrics are most important for tracking a new ...

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Based on the specifics of the situation, a business should develop an integrated deployment plan that effectively leverages the internal resources and minimizes the risk of a false start.

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2016 Cadillac ATS Coupe Review: Annoying, Forgettable, and a Big Improvement - Bloomberg

2016 Cadillac ATS Coupe Review: Annoying, Forgettable, and a Big Improvement - Bloomberg | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
This car is most notable for what it says about where Cadillac is going
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The ATS is a crucial step forward, product-wise, for Cadillac. It’s not as tightly engineered as the BMW 3-Series. Nor does it have the elegant personality of a Mercedes CLA-Class. But it is better than the CTS coupe and the ATS sedan that proceed it...

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Top 10 Questions for Lean Six Sigma Integration Partner

Top 10 Questions for Lean Six Sigma Integration Partner | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Choosing the right Lean Six Sigma partner is critical to success in implementing any program. Thus, it seemed only reasonable to consider a top 10 list of
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Any training program should focus on the needs, strategy and culture of your organization, including project examples that are pertinent to your industry...

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'Engineers Need to Think Beyond Jobs' - The New Indian Express

'Engineers Need to Think Beyond Jobs' - The New Indian Express | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Last year, there were only about two lakh job opportunities available for engineering students in the country, says Shekhar Sanyal of the Institution of Enginee...
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Where we fall short, alas, is in producing quality engineers.

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Helping the Help Desk Satisfy Customers More Quickly: An iSixSigma Case Study

Helping the Help Desk Satisfy Customers More Quickly: An iSixSigma Case Study | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
A company in India implemented Lean Six Sigma to achieve dramatic improvements in its help desk operations.
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The case study demonstrates the complementary nature of Lean and Six Sigma methods and tools, and that a strategic combined application of both methods is more effective than applying either method in isolation...

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Tata Technologies partners with SAESL to launch Global Engineering Centre ... - Economic Times

Tata Technologies partners with SAESL to launch Global Engineering Centre ... - Economic Times | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
MUMBAI: Singapore Aero Engines Services Ltd (SAESL) today said it has partnered with Tata Technologies to launch a Global Engineering Centre to provide comprehensive services for equipment...
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SAESL is a Trent Centre of Excellence that has overhauled over 2,000 engines for wide body aircraft...

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Differences Between Theory of Constraints and Six Sigma

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The theory of constraints is based on the idea that to improve a system or process one must find and address the one most limiting aspect of the system. While
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 The five tools to be discussed are:

Current reality treeConflict resolution diagramFuture reality treePrerequisite treeTransition tree
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Three Steps to Successful Six Sigma Project Selections

Three Steps to Successful Six Sigma Project Selections | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Most companies can identify improvement project opportunities, however, sizing and packaging these into meaningful Six Sigma projects is more difficult. Help
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Step 1 – Establish a Project Selection Steering Committee...
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An Accelerated Project Approach Can Build Support for Six Sigma

An Accelerated Project Approach Can Build Support for Six Sigma | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Using an accelerated approach, projects can take as little as one week to complete. This requires good planning, participation by the key stakeholders and a
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By following an accelerated approach, involving highly structured and dedicated team meetings, practitioners can work to keep their projects within a reasonable time frame, and in turn build support for their Six Sigma deployment...

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Tree Diagrams for Six Sigma: Plain and Simple?

Tree Diagrams for Six Sigma: Plain and Simple? | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
With the complexity of many of the tools in the Six Sigma kit, it is easy to look at tree diagrams as simple and routine. Experience shows, though, that a few
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The focus here is on four kinds of “trees” or hierarchical diagrams that become part of many Six Sigma projects...

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An Affinity for Organized Thinking: A Diagram With Many Uses | iSixSigma

An Affinity for Organized Thinking: A Diagram With Many Uses | iSixSigma | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
The humble affinity diagram can organize output from brainstorming, sort out overwhelming observations about a process, and inspire participation from a group.
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Understanding Process Variation

Understanding Process Variation | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Conformance to customer CTQs can be measured in process variation and is important in the Six Sigma methodology, because the customer is always evaluating our
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ConformancePerformanceFeaturesReliabilityDurabilityServiceabilityAestheticsPerceived quality
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Manage Control Limits When Implementing Statistical Process Control

Manage Control Limits When Implementing Statistical Process Control | Six Sigma | Scoop.it
Learn how best to introduce statistical process control in an existing production environment where not all processes are in control and fully capable.
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