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Lean Six Sigma Logistics: Strategic Development to Operational Success by Robert Martichenko, Thomas Goldsby

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PROBLEM-SOLVINGTOOLS

Once priorities for the organization are established using the strategy and planning tools highlighted earlier, the organization will then engage in improvement initiatives. Six Sigma, in particular, offers a wealth of methods and tools to assist with problem solving. In fact, its primary aim is in the structuring of problems and forwarding methods of analysis for solving them. The primary problem-solving method is DMAIC, described first in this chapter. Other tools include cause-and-effect diagrams, five-why analysis, and brainstorming.

DMAIC (DEFINE-MEASURE-ANALYZE-IMPROVE-CONTROL)

Many refer to DMAIC as the roadmap ...

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