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An Overview of Basic Lean Six Sigma Training Tools and ..

In recent times, one of the most notable offshoots has been none other than Lean Six Sigma - it is already being touted as the next big thing in the world of quality improvement concepts, ..
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An Overview of Six Sigma Quality Management Systems

Using Six Sigma quality management systems, Motorola became the first company to achieve near-perfect business processes that did not have more than 3.4 defects per million events that potentially ..
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Top Job Search Tips

Focus Be focused in your job search. Don't be in such a rush that you will take anything that comes along. Prove yourself to be an appropriate choice for a particular job, not just a ..
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Using Six Sigma to Cut Costs

Six Sigma's Contribution to Cutting Costs Six Sigma has never been a cost cutting tool; however, a proper implementation of the various tools and techniques of Six Sigma can help businesses reduce ..
(October 16, 2008)
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Do You Want to Work at Home?

When you work for yourself, you need to multi task; in a home business you have to do all the work yourself. In a full-time job there is a team of seniors, juniors, and supervisors. At the same time, .
(September 15, 2008)
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DMAIC Project Selection Using a Systematic Approach

As business objectives are aligned to the customer requirements the projects have to be undertaken through specific selection procedures. Methodologies for Systematic Project Selection Various ..
(September 15, 2008)
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Making the Best Use of Process Improvement Consulting

One reason for this is that an outside perspective on the problem is sometimes better to speed up the process of change and ensure success. There are some situations as well, where management may ..
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Managing the Change to a Continuously Improving Culture

Breakthrough improvements are the bigger projects covering larger or major areas of the organization. The Organization Focus Continuous improvement is mostly done by Yellow Belts and White Belts, ..
(September 15, 2008)
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Role of Facilitators, Mediators and Arbitrators in Six Sigma ..

In situations where disputes arise, for the Six Sigma project to be successful, a facilitators or mediator can help the Black Belt and their team. The need for a facilitator is not necessarily for ..
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Six Sigma Training For the Banking Industry

The DMAIC methodology can be put to good use in the banking industry as well. Tools like QFD have been utilized to maximum benefit in this industry. Some big banks like Bank of America, Citibank, ..
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The Kaizen Philosophy

Kaizen aims at small improvements that involve the ongoing efforts of everyone. These small improvements over a period of time produce bigger effects than the big project approach. Six Sigma and ..
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Tools to Make Value Flow to the Customer

The key to ensure value flow to the customer is the understanding of customer requirements. Understanding what they need and when it is required are essential to managing a proper flow. Tools To ..
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Using Lean Six Sigma Training to Reduce Excess and Obsolete ..

Causes of Excess and Obsolete Inventory One of the root causes of excess and obsolete inventory is the poor and inaccurate forecasting of the required levels. Long lead times and poor quality are ..
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6 Great Tips For an Impressive Resume

A well-written resume is like a well-designed brochure that tells the reader who you are and what you can do. It will briefly relate your personal life, job history, objectives, achievements, and ..
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7 Easy Steps to a Bigger Paycheck

Ask For a Raise in Your Present Job If you want to continue with your existing job, you can ask your boss for a raise. If you have been performing consistently and have maintained a good track ..
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How to Be Taken More Seriously at Work

First of all, question why people tend to ignore you. Or why you are not able to attract others’ attention as easily or as much as you would have wanted. Is it simply that you want all the ..
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How to Build Your References

Most often, jobseekers spend a lot of their time writing the perfect resume and cover letters and conducting research while preparing for personal interviews. The most important part of a job search .
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Unemployed? How to Make the Most of It

We all need a break from our job routines and the opportunity to explore other career options. If you are currently out of a job or planning take a break, read further to know how you can make the ..
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Your Personality Could Land You the Perfect Job

For example, an extrovert will find it easier and more comfortable to give presentations to a large number of employees, while an introvert may not be so comfortable in that role. Employees are more .
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Road Map For Six Sigma Trained Green Belts

The Green Belts undertake short projects that do not require extensive training. Some organizations are now training the Green Belts for two to three years before they consider hiring Black Belts. ..
(August 27, 2008)
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Six Sigma and Lean For the Pharmaceutical Industry

This is because Six Sigma aims at minimizing variation in products and processes, and Lean Manufacturing aims at eliminating manufacturing waste. Possible Areas for Implementation: Research and ..
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Six Sigma Training - Employee Assessments

The voice Of the Customer, external as well as internal, is necessary to understand the factors that are critical to the success of the Six Sigma project. Importance of Employee Assessment The ..
(August 27, 2008)
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Six Sigma Training For Software Implementation Projects

The application of Six Sigma in software development projects is well known, but the utility of Six Sigma for software implementation projects is also worth a mention. Software implementation ..
(August 27, 2008)
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The Concept of Zero Defects in Six Sigma

The concept of zero defects as explained and initiated by Philip Crosby is a business system that aims at reducing the defects in a process, and doing the process correctly the first time itself. ..
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Using Interviews to Shape Six Sigma Deployment

The CEO or top management generally proposes the need for a Six Sigma initiative. Conducting interviews of these people is equally necessary, as is the need to interview other key influencers. These .
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