Six Sigma For Dummies

By Craig Gygi , Neil DeCarlo , and Bruce Williams
Read by Brett Barry

The For Dummies Series

3.80 Hours 11/25/2008 abridged
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    ISBN: 9780061764967

The only user-friendly beginner’s guide to Six Sigma Six Sigma is the most common—and perhaps least understood—methodology for streamlining processes in manufacturing, service delivery, management, and almost any other business activity. For business leaders seeking increased efficiency and customer service, Six Sigma is the key. Written specifically for Six Sigma beginners—whether they’re small business owners who want to implement Six Sigma, or professionals and students who need to get up to speed fast—Six Sigma For Dummies is the most straightforward, non-intimidating guide on the market. Hundreds of thousands of professionals work in Six Sigma companies such as GE, Sony, Toshiba, Microsoft, and Nokia, but have a hard time fully understanding the methodology. This simple, friendly guide makes Six Sigma make sense. Intended to help readers implement Six Sigma in their small and medium-sized businesses to improve quality and reduce costs, this no-nonsense guide explains: What Six Sigma is What Six Sigma’s goals and objectives are The benefits of Six Sigma in both large and small businesses How the belt system works The DMAIC approach How to implement Six Sigma How to use Six Sigma tools How Six Sigma’s approach aims for zero-defects

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Summary

The only user-friendly beginner’s guide to Six Sigma

Six Sigma is the most common—and perhaps least understood—methodology for streamlining processes in manufacturing, service delivery, management, and almost any other business activity. For business leaders seeking increased efficiency and customer service, Six Sigma is the key.

Written specifically for Six Sigma beginners—whether they’re small business owners who want to implement Six Sigma, or professionals and students who need to get up to speed fast—Six Sigma For Dummies is the most straightforward, non-intimidating guide on the market. Hundreds of thousands of professionals work in Six Sigma companies such as GE, Sony, Toshiba, Microsoft, and Nokia, but have a hard time fully understanding the methodology. This simple, friendly guide makes Six Sigma make sense.

Intended to help readers implement Six Sigma in their small and medium-sized businesses to improve quality and reduce costs, this no-nonsense guide explains:

What Six Sigma is

  • What Six Sigma’s goals and objectives are
  • The benefits of Six Sigma in both large and small businesses
  • How the belt system works
  • The DMAIC approach
  • How to implement Six Sigma
  • How to use Six Sigma tools
  • How Six Sigma’s approach aims for zero-defects

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Six Sigma For Dummies is a book to be read by everyone.” Stephen R. Covey, New York Times bestselling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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Author Bio: Craig Gygi

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Author Bio: Neil DeCarlo

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Author Bio: Bruce Williams

Bruce Williams is the owner of BruceAir, LLC, an aviation consulting, training, and pilot-services company based in Seattle, WA. He has been a pilot since the early 1970s and is a certified flight instructor and FAASTeam representative in the Seattle area. During a fifteen-year career at Microsoft, he worked on six versions of Microsoft Flight Simulator.  While at Microsoft, he was also a technical editor, multimedia producer and editor, and business development manager. He is the author of Microsoft Flight Simulator as a Training Aid: A Guide for Pilots, Instructors, and Virtual Aviators.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 3.80
Audience: Adult
Language: English