Six Sigma Principles with Practice

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The purpose of this short ebook is to introduce the reader to some of the key concepts that underpin Six Sigma; making businesses faster and more competitive by understanding and eliminating the sources of variation in processes. It is not intended as an exhaustive text on the subject, more as a summary with some Soccer examples and anecdotes that will help the reader understand Six Sigma

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781301961115
About John Fraser

John Fraser spent the best part of a decade with GE where he trained as a Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt before joining an International Consulting firm as Senior Trainer and Project Consultant. John has trained and consulted with more than 500 people in industries as diverse as Aerospace, Food Manufacturing, Healthcare and Sports Management. This work has taken him to Canada, North America, South Africa, Japan and Europe. He has also had numerous articles and papers published both in the UK and Internationally.

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Review by: Patrick Format on May 06, 2015 :
Dr. Nuran and John Fraser have produced a mini tour de force in explaining the complexities of Six Sigma in 46 succinct but informative pages. In simple to understand language the authors have succeeded in de-cluttering the expanse of Six Sigma terminology and methodology enabling rapid understanding of the key principles, functions and statistical analysis central to this important process improvement armoury of tools. Terminology and techniques are skilfully explained leaving the reader to consolidate that understanding using the many simplified examples scattered throughout the text. The statistical analysis is sensibly built up in stages, from types of data, to normality and on to hypothesis testing. Parametric and non-Parametric testing is covered both illustrated with worked-out examples. All in all this eBook is first rate, is worthy of hard-copy publication and should provide the novice or experienced with a suitable concise Six Sigma reference.
R.J.M. Mc Morrow
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: jornada on Dec. 16, 2014 :
I found this book an easy to follow guide on the main topics of Six Sigma methodology and how to apply them in practice. No hard line statistics course here, just what you need to know (or refresh ...) to go "hands-on". Of course as always, prior practice or knowledge on statistics will help you go even further.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Alejandro Sahuquillo, Sr on Oct. 28, 2013 :
I found this reading very interesting. What I most liked about this ebook is the basic conceptual approach to Six Sigma in a very structured way. This ebook provides the reader with a valuable insight on this subject which allows for further progress potential. Its very practical application examples to the professional soccer, helps the understanding of the related statistical tools and techniques. These are also very well outlined as the key means behind the methodology to manage with the variation and predictability in a process. Definitely, this ebook might be consider as an essential material for Six Sigma practitioners.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Harry Rever on Oct. 18, 2013 :
I really enjoyed reading this little Six Sigma ebook; it is a nice, easy to follow introduction to the topic of Six Sigma and process improvement. I've personally been involved with Six Sigma for over twenty years and I'm always looking for ways to introduce people to the subject. I think this ebook can help in that regard; it is easy to read, it covers the basics, yet provides enough details to challenge the reader. I also like the fact that there are some interesting examples applying various analysis techniques to professional soccer. This would be a good read for someone who wants to learn the basics about Six Sigma in a short amount of time. It's also a good reference if a company is wanting to introduce numerous employees to the concepts of process improvement. I recommend this ebook to anyone wanting to "test the Six Sigma waters".
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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