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  • Reality Check replied to the topic Six Sigma Project in the forum General 15 years ago

    Mike,
    Thanks, I will defnitely look at these books as they seem to caputure something that we are all struglling with on a daily basis. Again thanks!

  • Reality Check replied to the topic Six Sigma Project in the forum General 15 years ago

    Mike,
    I absolutely agree with you. I meant tools in terms of: cost accounting (1920), employee involvement (1930s) quality (1940s), market orientation (1950s), strategy (1960s), supply chain (1970s), globalization (1980s). Within those bigger tool boxes, you have the smaller tool boxes that you mentioned (QC, TOC, TPS, lean, value stream mapping,…[Read more]

  • Reality Check replied to the topic Six Sigma Project in the forum General 15 years ago

    Let’s get a reality check here: The field of business administration has been around for about 100 years old now and 6 sigma has been around for 20 years. There is not much innovation going on in the general field of business administration other than the constant back and forth between scientific and softer types of management. Quality is a key…[Read more]

  • Thank you, Bob. It is scary to see so much emphasis on 6Sigma as a basis for making sound investment decisions. Also there is a lot of misinformation about the S&P 500, which is a group of 500 US companies that are chosen because they satisfy a strict set of requirements. Such requirements include having more that $4 billion in capi…[Read more]