Lean Six Sigma Using SigmaXL and Minitab

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December 15, 2008


Electronic book text, 408 pages

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0071626212 / 9780071626217

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Main description

From the author of McGraw-Hill’s popular Six Sigma Statistics with Excel and Minitab

Lean Six Sigma is the most effective methodology for enhancing business performance through quality improvement and customer satisfaction. This book provides a complete guide to Lean Six Sigma statistical and analytical methods, plus coverage of SigmaXL and Minitab, two of today’s most popular analytical programs. Filled with more than 100 real-life examples, this expert resource covers Lean topics ranging from basic data analysis to complex Design of Experiment and Measurement System Analysis. Readers will learn about tools used in Lean Six Sigma such as Statistical Process Control, Taguchi Method, and Process Capability Analysis, and get practice examples on an affiliated website.

Table of contents

  • Project Planning
  • Project Charter
  • Cost Of Poor Quality
  • Capturing the voice of the customer
  • Kano Analysis
  • Critical to Quality Tree
  • Stakeholder Analysis Measure
  • Six Sigma Lean Metrics
  • Data Collection
  • Check sheet
  • Checklist
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Process Capability AnalysisAnalyze
  • Process Analysis
  • Seven Types of Waste
  • Brainstorming
  • Affinity Diagram
  • Root cause analysis
  • Regression Analysis
  • Estimation
  • Nonparametric tests
  • Value stream Mapping
  • Value Time Map
  • Cycle Time Reduction
  • Customer Data Analysis
  • Cause and effect analysis
  • Process Mapping
  • FMEA
  • Normality Testing
  • Distribution Identification
  • 5 Whys
  • Improve
  • DOE
  • Pugh Matrix
  • TOC
  • MSA
  • 5 S
  • Set Up ReductionControl
  • SPC
  • TPM
  • Standard Work
  • Control Plans
  • Equipment Effectiveness - TPM
  • Pre Control Charts

Author comments

Issa Bass (Memphis, TN) is the founding editor of SixSigmaFirst.com. He worked as a Quality Manager and Senior Operations Manager for Cingular Wireless and as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Six Sigma Project Manager for Kenco Group, Inc.; he is the author of Six Sigma Statistics with Minitab and Excel (M-H, 2006).

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