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    I used to be an ACE deployement manager since 2005 and have been able to record significant business results, as a result.
    ACE is a Pratt version of Six Sigma and I was wondering if anyone had made some analysis comparing the pros and cons of ACE versus Six Sigma or other Improvement initiatives.

    #7845

    can you post some links to this as I’d like to check.Hopefully this is not the British slang version of the word Pratt.Regards,Adam

    #7847

    Thank you Adam, for your reply.
    The word Pratt refers to Pratt  & Whitney – The American and Canadian company known for Aircraft Engine manufacturing.
    Dawitb@ethiopianairlines.com
     

    #7989

    I was interested in a comparison of ACE and Six Sigma as well.  I found the following thesis by an MIT business student:

    http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/17898

    #7990

    Hi Kurt,
    Very informative piece of information.
    Hope it would be possible to read the whole content of the thesis report.
     
    Dawit

    #8106

    Kurt,
    Dawit for posing this question and Kurt for finding this thesis. I think I have the correct order.
    A company I am preparing a strategic plan for is interested in adopting a Six Sigma approach however many manufacturing companies employ a Lean approach. Who would have known of ACE? Six Sigma may be less appropriate than a Lean approach but now there is the ACE approach to consider as well.
    There are many “lean” approaches out there and until researching the “Sikorsky Gold Standard” and its requirements, I would not have put 2 + 2 together. With all these acronyms, it is hard to keep it together.
    Thank you for shortening research time.
    Josephine

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