The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition

ISBN-13: 9780071840538

ISBN-10: 0071840532

Author: Thomas Pyzdek, Paul Keller

Edition: 4

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McGraw-Hill Education
Hardcover 704 pages
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Acknowledged author Thomas Pyzdek wrote The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition comprising 704 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0071840532 and 9780071840538. Since then The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.


The most complete, current guide to Six Sigma“Best practices in Six Sigma are continuously evolving, just as Six Sigma itself evolved from earlier best practices in quality improvement. …This fourth edition...(features) expanded materials on innovation, strategic development, Lean, and constraint management. …You’ll notice many references to free online materials within the text, such as Excel file templates that can be used for analyzing projects, or videos that provide an in-depth narrative on specific topics. Additional links will be added over time to further extend the learning potential offered by the text, so be sure to regularly check back into the online site at” ―From the Preface by Paul KellerThe Six Sigma approach is being used to vastly improve processes, profitability, sustainability, and long-term growth at global organizations of all sizes. Fully revised for the latest developments in the field, The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition, reveals how to successfully implement this improvement strategy in your company.The book explains how to define and deploy Six Sigma projects focused on key stakeholder requirements and carry out data-driven management. This comprehensive resource walks you through the phases of DMAIC and DMADV and demonstrates how to use the statistical tools and problem-solving techniques of Six Sigma with screenshots of Minitab and Excel applications.The new edition has been updated to include:Two online quizzes for Six Sigma certification, one for Green Belt candidates and one for Black Belt candidatesLinks to five videos that walk you through specific processes, such as Minitab functions, statistical process control, and how to read a Pareto chartFully incorporated coverage of Lean methodologiesFind out how to select the right personnel to train, achieve technical proficiency, build the best teams, and foster effective leadership. Improve the quality of processes and products in your organization, increase customer satisfaction, and boost profits with help from this definitive guide to Six Sigma.Written by two of the foremost authorities on the subject, this authoritative resource delivers all of the guidance you need to successfully implement Six Sigma. Comprehensive coverage includes:Building the responsive Six Sigma organizationRecognizing and capitalizing on opportunityData-driven managementMaximizing resourcesProject management using DMAIC and DMADVThe define phaseThe measure phaseProcess behavior chartsMeasurement systems evaluationThe analyze phaseThe improve/design phaseThe control/verify phase