Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. Learn to: Grasp what Six Sigma is and how it works Six Sigma For Dummies by [Gygi, Craig, Williams, Bruce]. A Master Black Belt, Craig has wielded Six Sigma techniques now for over of solutions for business performance improvement using Six Sigma, lean, and. Read "Six Sigma For Dummies" by Craig Gygi available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first download. The fast and easy way to.
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This book is not a training manual for the exam, but is recommended to gain an understanding of what Six Sigma Process Improvement actually means, and how it's done. It uses an extensive set of examples from the healthcare industry.
Familiarity with this methodology is important for anyone planning to work with Six Sigma. Although the tools and techniques presented are specifically associated with the DMAIC philosophy, they are applicable across a wide number of scenarios. This book is not focused on helping you pass the exam. It aims at a comprehensive understanding of Six Sigma and knowledge of the wider context in which it is deployed. The 25 lessons occupy over pages and provide a thorough grounding in all phases of a project, from definition and analysis to measurement, improvement, and control.
It is not so much a book to be read from cover to cover, rather it is a collection of tools that can be used for analyzing data and information. It is a comprehensive reference to a variety of methods and techniques used for quality improvement. The reader will find explanations of a number of widely used quality control tools for example, the fishbone diagram, the Pareto chart as well as the newer management and planning tools. Tools for generating and organizing ideas, evaluating ideas, analyzing processes, determining root causes, planning, and basic data-handling and statistics are included.
This is neither a textbook nor a training course but is a good choice to read in preparation for a certification exam. It combines the two most important improvement trends of our time: making work better using Six Sigma and making work faster using Lean principles.
At 96 pages, this affords you a quick and brief insight into what Lean Six Sigma is. It is a basic primer for all employees on using Lean Six Sigma to meet your company's goals and your customers' needs.
While reading the book will not directly aid you in your exam prep, it will help you to see the big picture of where Six Sigma can help a business succeed. It also has a chapter on Black Belt tools. Green Belt Students will benefit from the Green Belt Basic Skills and Tools sections; while more experienced readers can learn how to successfully lead Six Sigma teams and how Green and Black belts can work together. The chapter on building teams is worth the price of the book! Details on Six Sigma software explain how to use macros and templates and provide exercises to guide students through these processes.
This well-designed handbook contains a wealth of information.
Whether preparing to take the exam or as a general Six Sigma reference guide, this book is an excellent choice for candidates. Original Title. Other Editions Friend Reviews.
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I do like knowledge for the sake of knowledge - even if there is no conceivable way I can put it to good use in my current role. It feels to me like downloading a heater on a sunny day - I know that the seasons roll around and the days will get colder.
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The effect is not as beguiling. I do wish sometimes that business improvement concepts were not based on acronyms and simulacra. I so wish that transforming a business was as exciting as a Hollywood movie set amongst the stars.
Maybe my enthusiasm is buried under layers of jaded cynicism, but then again, if I can enjoy the blend of sarcasm, irony and big guns that make up a Hollywood blockbuster, maybe books should move with the times too. Imagine a book on Lean Six Sigma directed by I don't know Michael Bay!
Now that'd be worth the price of admission.
Oh - and this book isn't as tongue-in-the-cheek funny as the usual 'Dummies' books. I miss that too. Interesting book with more details than you would think in a Dummies book. I like the short stories and how they relate to Six Sigma. Many ideas I had heard in past but book adds more detail and insight.
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Oct 09, Andrew rated it liked it. A seemingly solid introduction to Lean Six Sigma. Oct 17, Ahmad Ali rated it it was amazing. One of the best books improving efficiency and process enhancement and cost reduction. I highly recommend.
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Dec 08, Ricardo Vargas rated it really liked it Shelves: Very good introduction to Lean Six Sigma. Good introductory concepts. Muito bons conceitos. Jan 06, Neil Anderson rated it really liked it.
A solid basic introduction to LSS. Dec 23, Craig rated it really liked it.
Sound introduction to Lean Six Sigma terms and concepts. Tia rated it it was ok Sep 10, Steve-betsy Pollock rated it really liked it Dec 10, Lazaro E. Alfonso rated it really liked it Jul 08, Jinee rated it really liked it May 29, Jamie Schwandt rated it really liked it Aug 05, If you are starting on the journey of Six Sigma this book is a great tool. site Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
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I feel this book is full of useful information and, as usual with this series, presented in a very straight-forward way. Still some superfluous writing, but overall a solid summary. The effect is not as beguiling. The jargon-crowded language and theory of Lean Six Sigma can be intimidating for both beginners and experienced users.
The "domains of activity" explains that Six Sigma relates to the way people "think", the way manufacturing or business "processes" work, the way products and services are "designed" at the beginning, and finally the way top-level managers "manage" a business. Finally, the life-cycle section explains the stages an organisation would go through when adopting Six Sigma, from the initial decision and "initialisation" of a system, "deploying" the system by training staff, "implementing" it in a small part of the organisation, gradually "expanding" to different parts of the organisation, and finally the "sustaining" stage where it becomes a second-nature behaviour in the organisation which would, ideally, lead to problems being solved automatically [at low-levels] without having to implement a full DMAIC project.
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