Summary of What Is Six Sigma?

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What Is Six Sigma? book summary
At long last! A simple answer to the question, What is Six Sigma.


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At last! A short, easy-to-read and effortlessly understandable explanation of Six Sigma. In keeping with the brevity and conciseness of this book, we’ll keep this review short: If you want to know what Six Sigma is, what it can accomplish, why it matters to you and how to implement a program of your own, getAbstract strongly recommends that you start with this book.

In this summary, you will learn

  • The definition of Six Sigma, as well as its goals, dangers and possible benefits;
  • The tools and techniques encompassed within the Six Sigma philosophy, and
  • How to implement a Six Sigma program in your own company.


What Is Six Sigma?
Six Sigma is a way to better manage your business or department by putting the customer first and using facts and data to achieve better solutions. Six Sigma improves customer satisfaction, compresses cycle times and reduces defects. The goal is complete perfection in...
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About the Authors

Peter S. Pande is president of Pivotal Resources, Inc., a leading organizational improvement consulting and training firm. He has helped to guide Six Sigma initiatives at major corporations and is the co-author of the bestselling, The Six Sigma Way, plus, The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook. Larry Holpp is a consultant with Pivotal Resources and an author of books on teams and quality.

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