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.
|About the author|
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 clients include Bombardier, Alta Vista, EnCana, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Diavik Diamond Mines. Dr. Muir, who lives in Calgary, Canada, has several degrees, including a Ph.D.
He can be reached at www.muir-and-associates.com.
|Table of contents|
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