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STATISTICS FOR SIX SIGMA MADE EASY!, Second Edition

Book Description

A PLAIN ENGLISH GUIDE TO SOLVING REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS WITH SIX SIGMA

Six Sigma is one of the most effective strategies for improving processes, creating better products, and boosting customer satisfaction, but business leaders often balk at its reputation for being too complex. Don't fall into that trap. Six Sigma is simple to understand and implement--if you have Statistics for Six Sigma Made Easy!

Warren Brussee has helped businesses save millions of dollars with Six Sigma, and he explains how you can achieve similar results in this step-by-step guide. He presents a thorough overview of the Six Sigma methodology and techniques for successful implementation, as well as a clear explanation of DMAIC--the problem-solving method used by Six Sigma Greenbelts. Statistics for Six Sigma Made Easy! provides:

• A simplified form of the most common Six Sigma tools

• All the basic Six Sigma formulas and tables

• Dozens of Six Sigma statistical problem-solving case studies

• A matrix for finding the right statistical tool to meet your needs

• Basic Greenbelt training in one concise reference

Best of all, no background in statistics is required--you can start improving quality and initiating costsavingimprovements right away. Statistics for Six Sigma Made Easy! is the only reference you need to facilitate real-world application of Six Sigma tools.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. STATISTICS FOR SIX SIGMA MADE EASY!, Second Edition
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Introduction
  7. Part I Overview of the Six Sigma Process and the DMAIC Road Map
    1. Chapter 1 Six Sigma Methodology and Management’s Role in Implementation
    2. Chapter 2 DMAIC: The Basic Six Sigma Road Map
  8. Part II Qualitative Six Sigma Tools
    1. Chapter 3 Simplified QFD
    2. Chapter 4 Simplified FMEA
    3. Chapter 5 Cause-and-Effect Fishbone Diagram
    4. Chapter 6 Simplified Process Flow Diagram
    5. Chapter 7 Correlation Tests
  9. Part III Foundations for Using Statistical Six Sigma Tools
    1. Chapter 8 Getting Good Samples and Data
    2. Chapter 9 Simplified Gauge Verification
    3. Chapter 10 Probability
    4. Chapter 11 Data Plots and Distributions
  10. Part IV Six Sigma Tools to Test for Statistically Significant Change
    1. Chapter 12 Testing for Statistically Significant Change Using Variables Data
    2. Chapter 13 Testing for Statistically Significant Change Using Proportional Data
    3. Chapter 14 Testing for Statistically Significant Change Using Nonnormal Distributions
  11. Part V Additional Six Sigma Tools
    1. Chapter 15 Simplified Design of Experiments
    2. Chapter 16 Simplified Control Charts
  12. Part VI Statistical Tools for Design for Six Sigma
    1. Chapter 17 What Tolerance Is Really Required?
    2. Chapter 18 Simplified Linear Transfer Functions
  13. Part VII Quality Department Data and Manufacturing Innovation
    1. Chapter 19 Comparing Six Sigma Data with Quality Department Data
    2. Chapter 20 The Next Step for Six Sigma: Manufacturing Innovation
  14. Appendix A The Six Sigma Statistical Tool Finder Matrix
  15. Appendix B Six Sigma Tool Checkoff List
  16. Appendix C Formulas Used in This Book
  17. Appendix D Tables Used in This Book
  18. Appendix E Glossary of Terms
  19. Index
  20. About the Author