A Nuts and Bolts guide to Six Sigma written for one of the most important and least mentioned persons in Six Sigma, the Champion. Carl Cordy and LeRoy Coryea guide the manager through a Practical Summary of this Continuous Improvement technique. As Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma is part of a firmas strategy for maintaining the Competitive Edge. The text is divided into two sections. First, the tools the Manager-Champion uses to coach and evaluate his Six Sigma reports are presented. Included in the Six Sigma Overview and Championas Role in the Six Sigma Process chapters are Porch Light Reliability and Car Starting project boundary setting examples. These illustrate a key question the Champion must answer: aHow narrow should the boundaries of a Six Sigma Project be so my Team Leader can effectively solve the problem it addresses?a Second, the Technical methods used by the Project Leaders are summarized as a reference. Finally, the conclusion briefly sums up the Championas vital role in the firmas Six Sigma program, as link between day-to-day process performance and overall business strategy.As the groundwork is already laid down with these multiple task definitions, speedier implementation of the related projects is possible by using these methods. Example 3 is a SIPOC diagram illustrating insurance claims at work.
|Title||:||Champion's Practical Six Sigma Summary|
|Author||:||Carl E. Cordy & R. LeRoy Coryea|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2006-01-27|