Nice HBR article Steve.
HR’s alignment to the organizational strategic objectives is arguably one of the biggest milestones in identifying the Six Sigma projects for the domain. Typically quoted as Third Generation HR it has become the new wave of consulting where improvement methodologies ranging from Six Sigma to Triz are focusing on.
FMEA – Failure Mode Effects Analysis is a strong tool used typically in Measure and Control of DMAIC Methodology. (Does not mean that it is restricted to Measure and Control).
It used to Identify and prevent failures :
It identifies ways a product can fail and effects of these failures
Rates the severity of failure
Quantifies the likelihood…[Read more]