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  • SIXSIGMA-INSTITUTE.ORG - Six Sigma Certification Programs

    Six Sigma Certifications from World's Leading Institute of Certified Six Sigma Programs

    Tags: six sigma, six sigma material, six sigma certification, black belt, master black belt, green belt, DMAIC, training, online training, quality, quality management, quality management system

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  • Say what you do and do what you say! in the group Lean Leadership

    The statement is very simplistic, but if organizations would simplify their quality systems to just that one rule they’d be surprised how easy managing the system would become. Whether you are following ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, VDA 6.3 or any other system, there are tremendous amounts of de...

    Tags: continuous improvement, control plan, FMEA, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, leadership, quality management, quality management system, standardization, VDA 6.3

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  • 8D Process : Define the problem accurately and you'll find an effective solution in the group Lean Leadership

    In my 20+ years of manufacturing I have read and/or worked on hundreds of 8Ds. I would venture to say that less than 10% of those led to effective solutions. The biggest problem in those ineffective 8Ds was the problem definition.  If the problem is not properly defined based on facts and da...

    Tags: 8D, Cross-Functional Teams, featured, Problem Solving, quality management

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  • Still having doubts about the Toyota Production System’s benefits? in the group Lean Leadership

    Several years ago Toyota went through one of the worst stages of its history. Just as the world was in the midst of a financial crisis, we all started to hear about runaway Toyotas and brake failures. TPS and Lean Manufacturing came under the microscope like never before, and many, specially the ...

    Tags: lean manufacturing, quality management, Toyota production system

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  • New Consulting Engagements Made Possible by ISOQualitas

    Editor’s Note:  With over 700 clients, ISOQualitas is the leading providing of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Quality Management software for the auto parts manufacturing industry.  Flevy manages the Consulting Partner Program for ISOQualitas. If you a consulting firm inte...

    Tags: Flevy News, auto parts, automobile, consulting, ISOQualitas, manufacturing, PLM, Product Lifecycle Management, quality management

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  • ISOQualitas to Launch Consulting Partner Program for Auto Parts Manufacturing Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software

    ISOQualitas has partnered with Flevy to launch a Consulting Partner Program (http://flevy.com/isoqualitas) to drive adoption of its flagship product, ISOQualitas.PLM.  ISOQualitas.PLM is a comprehensive and integrated software that optimizes all Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) activities&...

    Tags: Flevy News, auto parts, automotive, ISOQualitas, manufacturing, PLM, Product Lifecycle Management, quality management

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  • Increase Organizational Effectiveness through Project Quality Audit Reviews

    Corporations throughout the world are losing billions in wasted project spending owing to their mis-management, poor quality processes, lack of knowledge in how to manage projects, etc.   These projects are often not included in the normal auditing practices.  Understanding the pro...

    Tags: Operations & Supply Chain, Organization, Change, & HR, organizational effectiveness, project management, quality audit, quality management

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  • How to Streamline Quality Management Using Six Sigma

    Six Sigma is an incredibly powerful tool and a set of techniques that can help businesses improve their processes by identifying and eliminating the causes of defects. Ultimately, the tools aim to reduce variability in processes. It is of critical importance to integrate Six Sigma tools in your ...

    Tags: Six Sigma, lean techniques, quality management, quality management program, streamlining quality control

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  • Noriaki Kano: Contributions to the Theory of Process Improvement

    Dr. Noriaki Kano, a Japanese educator and thinker, is one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of quality management and process improvement. He is an emeritus professor of TUS (Tokyo University of Science). Kano did his undergrad, post-grad, and doctorate degrees from the Unive...

    Tags: Business, deming lecturer, guide to tqm in service industrie, process improvement, quality management, six sigma

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  • How to Become a Successful Change Leader

    For this month’s Influential Voices Roundtable, the American Society for Quality (ASQ) asks: “In today’s current climate, transformation is a common term and transformative efforts are a regular occurrence. Although these efforts are common, according to Harvard Business Re...

    Tags: Management, Quality, Quality Systems, Socio-Technical Systems, Technology Management, ASQ, change, change leader, change management, project management, quality management, resistance

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