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Quality Management and Six Sigma

If you do not measure, you do not know, and if you do not know, you cannot manage. Modern Quality Management and Six Sigma shows us how to measure and, consequently, how to manage the companies in business and industries. Six Sigma provides principles and tools that can be applied to any process as a means used to measure defects and/or error rates. In the new millennium thousands of people work in various companies that use Modern Quality Management and Six Sigma to reduce the cost of products and eliminate the defects. This book provides the necessary guidance for selecting, performing and evaluating various procedures of Quality Management and particularly Six Sigma. In the book you will see how to use data, i.e. plot, interpret and validate it for Six Sigma projects in business, industry and even in medical laboratories.

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Quality Management and Six SigmaEdited by Abdurrahman Coskun

Published: August 16th 2010

DOI: 10.5772/271

ISBN: 978-953-307-130-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5947-6

Copyright year: 2010

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66282 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. Six Sigma

By Ching-Chow Yang


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2. Six Sigma And Developing Countries

By Ali Rizwan Ali


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3. A Comprehensive Framework for Six Sigma Critical Success Factors With an Experience on a Developing Country

By Arash Shahin


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4. The Process of Alignment Between Strategy and Six Sigma Projects

By Bianca Soares De Oliveira Gonçalves and Marcel Andreotti Musetti


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5. Integrated Model Linking Maintenance Excellence, Six Sigma and QFD for Process Progressive Improvement

By Maher Lazreg


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6. Sigma-TRIZ: Algorithm for Systematic Integration of Innovation within Six Sigma Process Improvement Methodologies

By Stelian Brad


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7. Design for Six Sigma in Software

By Ajit Shenvi


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8. Statistical Process Control for Software: Fill the Gap

By Nicola Boffoli, Maria Teresa Baldassarre and Danilo Caivano


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9. MiniDMAIC: an Approach to Causal Analysis and Resolution in Software Development Projects

By Carla Ilane Moreira Bezerra Carla, Adriano Bessa Albuquerque Adriano, Luiz Sergio Placido Sergio and Marcia G. S. Goncalves Marcia


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10. Defining Placement Machine Capability by Using Statistical Methods

By Timo Liukkonen


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11. Modeling, Simulation, Six Sigma, and Their Application in Optimization of Electrical Vehicle Design

By Wei Zhan


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12. Longitudinal Robust Stability Augmentation for Micro Air Vehicle - Design and Validation

By Meenakshi M


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13. Six Sigma as a Quality Management Tool: Evaluation of Performance in Laboratory Medicine

By Abdurrahman Coskun, Ibrahim Unsal, Mustafa Serteser and Tamer Inal


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14. TESQUAL: A Microthesaurus for Use in Quality Management in European Higher Education

By Maria Mitre


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