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What Is Six Sigma? By Peter Pande

What Is Six Sigma?
by Peter Pande

Provides employees with an explanation of the core ideas behind Six Sigma, the crucial roles and responsibilities employees have in a Six Sigma initiative, and how Six Sigma can benefit them. This book describes the fundamentals and foundations of Six Sigma, and the changes and challenges they are likely to see.
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What Is Six Sigma? Summary


What Is Six Sigma? by Peter Pande

This is the first Six Sigma primer written especially for employees. Six Sigma has gained an avid following among executives and managers for its ability to reduce cycle time, eliminate product defects, and dramatically increase customer involvement and satisfaction. But Six Sigma can't work without widespread employee involvement and commitment. "What Is Six Sigma?" explains, for employees, the core ideas behind Six Sigma, the crucial roles and responsibilities employees have in a Six Sigma initiative, and how Six Sigma can benefit them.This concise introduction to Six Sigma explains what questions to ask when Six Sigma is first introduced in an organization, then answers those questions in straightforward and easy-to-read style. Look to it for real-world descriptions of: the fundamentals and foundations of Six Sigma; the essential roles employees play in Six Sigma; the changes and challenges they are likely to see; and, case studies of employees using Six Sigma to identify - and correct - major problems. More than a "quality" program, Six Sigma is a business initiative that helps every area of an organization meet the changing needs of its customers, profitably. "What Is Six Sigma?" will help spread the message of Six Sigma around any organization simply and clearly.

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About Peter Pande


Peter S. Pande is president of Pivotal Resources, Inc., a leading organizational improvement consulting and training firm.. He is an experienced executive consultant and has helped guide Six Sigma initiatives at major corporations. He cowrote the bestselling The Six Sigma Way as well as The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook.

Larry Holpp is a consultant with Pivotal Resources. He was previously Vice President, Quality and a Master Black Belt at GE Capital. Holpp is the author of Managing Teams, and The Team Turbo Training Kit, and has published two dozen articles on training and quality in professional journals.

Table of Contents


What is Six Sigma? Why Companies are Implementing Six Sigma: The GE Story What Six Sigma May Look Like in Your Organization Your Role in Six Sigma Quality A Word to The Skeptics (Is Six Sigma Really Different?) The Six Themes of Six Sigma: (2 pages on overview and 2 pages on each topic) The Five-Step Roadmap to Six Sigma Implementation (2 pages on overview and 2 pages on each topic) Applying Six Sigma in A Service Environment (2 pages) The Tools of Six Sigma (1 page on each of 10 basic tools)

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GOR001236352
What Is Six Sigma? by Peter Pande
Peter Pande
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2001-11-01
96
0071381856
9780071381857
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