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Description - Six Sigma for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations by Terence Burton

About 80% of the industrialized world has not taken advantage of Six Sigma techniques to improve productivity and profit. These small and mid-sized corporations can benefit from Six Sigma methods but are struggling with how to deploy them on the scale suitable for their organizations. This book explains the leadership, strategy, execution, integration, alignment, and performance measurement issues that are universal to all organizations deploying Six Sigma, and then shows you how they can be applied successfully in small and mid-size organizations.Many books cover the statistical tools in detail, but focus on their use exclusively in large multinational companies. With models, hands-on techniques, and a framework for Six Sigma success in smaller organization, this book shows you how to retrofit Six Sigma to meet the requirements and constraints of your organization, whatever its size. Six Sigma for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations is a practical executive Six Sigma cookbook and "give me the answers quick" guide that provides a structured roadmap to success. It makes the power of Six Sigma so user friendly that any size organization can access and benefit from it.Key FeaturesProvides a detailed implementation roadmap and framework for scaleable Six Sigma deployments in small and mid-sized organizations that addresses their specific business models and resource constraintsDemonstrates how to apply Six Sigma to non-traditional "soft-side process" areas such as supply chain, engineering, finance, sales and marketing, and customer serviceIncludes methodologies, models, hands-on techniques, case studies, implementation templates, and an extensive Six Sigma assessment processIllustrates how to integrate Six Sigma with other improvement methodologies and connect it to business strategy

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932159219
ISBN-10: 1932159215
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 165mm x 19mm)
Pages: 211
Imprint: J Ross Publishing
Publisher: J Ross Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Terence Burton

Terence T. Burton is Founder and President of The Center for Excellence in Operations, Inc. He has over 30 years of experience in operations, quality, engineering, supply chain management, and management consulting with hundreds of clients around the world. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of New Haven, an M.B.A. from Boston University, and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.Jeff L. Sams is Director of North American Operations for Casco Products, a Unit of Sequa Corporation. He has over 22 years of experience in manufacturing, quality, logistics, and customer engineering and extensive implementation experience in lean and Six Sigma, having previously worked for Allied Signal, Johnson Controls, Toyota Gosei, and Bosch.