Lean Six Sigma Statistics: Calculating Process Efficiencies in Transactional Project

Hardcover | October 19, 2005

byAlastair Muir

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The marriage between Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma has proven to be a powerful tool for cutting waste and improving the organization’s operations. This third book in the Six Sigma Operations series picks up where other books on the subject leave off by providing the six sigma practioners with a statistical guide for solving problems they may encounter in implementing and managing a Lean Six Sigma programs. The book draws it examples from all sectors of business ranging from financial to manufacturing providing the reader with a wealth of case studies and as numerous worked out equations which are designed to facilitate the full potential of any Lean Six Sigma project.

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The marriage between Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma has proven to be a powerful tool for cutting waste and improving the organization’s operations. This third book in the Six Sigma Operations series picks up where other books on the subject leave off by providing the six sigma practioners with a statistical guide for solving problems...

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RIGORIOUS STATISTICAL TOOLS TO MAXIMIZE ANY LEAN SIX SIGMA PROJECTThis results-driven, meticulously written guide from top Six Sigma expert Alastair Muir provides direct access to powerful mathematical tools, real-life examples from a range of business sectors, and worked equations that will make any Lean Six Sigma project yield maximu...

Alastair Muir, president of Muir & Associates Consulting, is a leading Six Sigma consultant and author. His improvement projects in the manufacturing, service and consulting industries are driven by value creation and revenue growth. He has been a Six Sigma consultant for GE businesses worldwide since 1997. Some of his other c...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:333 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 1.19 inPublished:October 19, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071445854

ISBN - 13:9780071445856

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Chapter 1: Manufacturing and Transactional Processes

Chapter 2: Evolution of Lean Six Sigma, R-DMAIC-3

Chapter 3: Recognize

Chapter 4: Define

Chapter 5: Measure

Chapter 6: Analyze

Chapter 7: Improve

Chapter 8: Control

Chapter 9: Sustain

APPENDIX A: QUANTITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT

APPENDIX B: PROCESS SIMULATION

APPENDIX C: STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

INDEX