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Avoid the ‘Bloom and Doom’ Cycle

Over the past decade, the success of Lean Six Sigma has been highly publicized. The widespread adoption of the process improvement methodology across many different business sectors is one indicator of success. However, little is written about companies that fail in their Six Sigma deployments, or at least scale back their support over time. For…

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QFD Can Help to Create a Robust Request for Proposals

When it comes to managing supplier quality, many people immediately think of controlling the quality of incoming raw materials as they enter a process. However, as companies look to shed their non-core business processes by relying on other specialized firms to perform the work, suppler quality takes on a much broader meaning. Supplier quality incorporates…

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Is Your Organization Ready to Implement Six Sigma?

Many companies have jumped on the Six Sigma bandwagon hoping to emulate the success of such industry leaders as AlliedSignal, GE and Motorola. However, deployment of Six Sigma is not an easy task and does not necessarily translate into instant results. A successful implementation depends on many factors, such as a company’s culture, and the…