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Implementing Six Sigma Smarter Solutions Using Statistical Methods

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ISBN-10: 0471265721

ISBN-13: 9780471265726

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Forrest W. Breyfogle, Forrest W. Breyfogle

List price: $140.50
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This updated edition provides detailed coverage of Six sigma techniques and how to implement this powerful tool. Complete with real-world 'lessons learned', this practical work addresses the day-to-day uses of Six sigma.
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Book details

List price: $140.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/7/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1232
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 4.378
Language: English

FORREST W. BREYFOGLE III is founder and President of Smarter Solutions, a company specializing in training and consulting in Six Sigma methodologies. He is the author of Implementing Six Sigma (Wiley). JAMES M. CUPELLO, PhD, is a research biophysicist at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory, a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), and an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE). BECKI MEADOWS, a Six Sigma consultant with Smarter Solutions, is a former quality manager with General Electric, where she worked on implementing their Six Sigma infrastructure.

S[superscript 4]/IEE Deployment and Define Phase from DMAIC
Six Sigma Overview and S[superscript 4]/IEE Implementation
Voice of the Customer and the S[superscript 4]/IEE Define Phase
S[superscript 4]/IEE Measure Phase from DMAIC
Measurements and the S[superscript 4]/IEE Measure Phase
Process Flowcharting/Process Mapping
Basic Tools
Overview of Distributions and Statistical Processes
Probability and Hazard Plotting
Six Sigma Measurements
Basic Control Charts
Process Capability and Process Performance Metrics
Measurement Systems Analysis
Cause-and-Effect Matrix and Quality Function Deployment
S[superscript 4]/IEE Analyze Phase from DMAIC (or Passive Analysis Phase)
Visualization of Data
Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Tests
Inferences: Continuous Response
Inferences: Attribute (Pass/Fail) Response
Comparison Tests: Continuous Response
Comparison Tests: Attribute (Pass/Fail) Response
Variance Components
Correlation and Simple Linear Regression
Single-Factor (One-Way) Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Analysis of Means (ANOM)
Two-Factor (Two-Way) Analysis of Variance
Multiple Regression, Logistic Regression, and Indicator Variables
S[superscript 4]/IEE Improve Phase from DMAIC (or Proactive Testing Phase)
Benefiting from Design of Experiments (DOE)
Understanding the Creation of Full and Fractional Factorial 2[superscript k] DOEs
Planning 2[superscript k] DOEs
Design and Analysis of 2[superscript k] DOEs
Other DOE Considerations
Robust DOE
Response Surface Methodology
S[superscript 4]/IEE Control Phase from DMAIC and Application Examples
Short-Run and Target Control Charts
Control Charting Alternatives
Exponentially Weighted Moving Average (EWMA) and Engineering Process Control (EPC)
Pre-control Charts
Control Plan, Poka-yoke, Realistic Tolerancing, and Project Completion
Reliability Testing/Assessment: Overview
Reliability Testing/Assessment: Repairable System
Reliability Testing/Assessment: Nonrepairable Devices
Pass/Fail Functional Testing
S[superscript 4]/IEE Application Examples
S[superscript 4]/IEE Lean and Theory of Constraints
Lean and Its Integration with S[superscript 4]/IEE
Integration of Theory of Constraints (TOC) in S[superscript 4]/IEE
DFSS and 21-Step Integration of the Tools
Manufacturing Applications and a 21-Step Integration of the Tools
Service/Transactional Applications and a 21-Step Integration of the Tools
DFSS Overview and Tools
Product DFSS
Process DFSS
Management of Infrastructure and Team Execution
Change Management
Project Management and Financial Analysis
Team Effectiveness
Alignment of Management Initiatives and Strategies with S[superscript 4]/IEE
Supplemental Information
Equations for the Distributions
Mathematical Relationships
DOE Supplement
App. E: Reference Tables
List of Symbols