Leaning Into Six Sigma: A Parable of the Journey to Six Sigma and a Lean Enterprise by Barbara Wheat

Leaning Into Six Sigma: A Parable of the Journey to Six Sigma and a Lean Enterprise

byBarbara Wheat, Chuck Mills, Mike Carnell

Paperback | April 1, 2003

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A brief business novel about combining today's two most powerful quality initiatives

Leaning Into Six Sigma shows managers how to combine today's two most popular continuous improvement methodologies-- Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma--for dramatically improved quality and cycle time.

This concise and fast-paced "business novel" tells the story of how one skeptical company gradually came to understand and implement a Lean Six Sigma initiative--improving quality at all levels of the organization. This engaging story will help employees and managers understand basic quality concepts from Design of Experiments (DOE) to Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), while learning how to:

  • Implement work cells and preventive maintenance
  • Get rid of excess inventory
  • Speed up processes

About The Author

Barbara Wheat is the Director of Six Sigma for Ingersoll-Rand Tool and Hoist Division, where she brings the tools and techniques of both Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma together to institutionalize a world-class system of continuous improvement. Chuck Mills has taught and implemented Lean Enterprise tools and techniques to forward...

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Title:Leaning Into Six Sigma: A Parable of the Journey to Six Sigma and a Lean EnterpriseFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071414320

ISBN - 13:9780071414326

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