The Six Sigma Way: How GE, Motorola, and Other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance

  • 4h 21m 34s
  • Peter S. Pande, Robert P. Neuman, Roland R. Cavanagh
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2003

Cost reduction...productivity improvement...customer retention...these are the promises of the Six Sigma quality management system. The Six Sigma Way reveals how GE, Motorola, and numerous other companies are successfully using Six Sigma to fine-tune products and processes, improve performance, and increase profits. Now you can read the roadmap for implementing Six Sigma in your manufacturing or service organization. The authors--who have worked with some of the most visible Six Sigma companies including GE--provide step-by-step guidance and practical implementation guidelines. Whether your goal is to fix a process problem or implement Six Sigma company-wide, The Six Sigma Way will help you develop an approach customized for your company's needs and the challenges of the twenty-first century business environment. The Six Sigma Way:

  • Addresses the challenges and politics of launching, leading, and training people for Six Sigma.
  • Focuses on implementing the major steps and quality improvement tools in the Six Sigma system.
  • Features insights, comments, and examples from business leaders and managers using Six Sigma in their organizations.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: A Powerful Strategy for Sustained Success
  • Chapter 2: Key Concepts of the Six Sigma System
  • Chapter 3: Why Is Six Sigma Succeeding Where Total Quality Failed?
  • Chapter 4: Applying Six Sigma to Service and Manufacturing
  • Chapter 5: The Six Sigma Roadmap
  • Chapter 6: Is Six Sigma Right for Us Now?
  • Chapter 7: How and Where Should We Start Our Efforts?
  • Chapter 8: The Politics of Six Sigma—Preparing Leaders to Launch and Guide the Effort
  • Chapter 9: Preparing Black Belts and Other Key Roles
  • Chapter 10: Training the Organization for Six Sigma
  • Chapter 11: The Key to Successful Improvement—Selecting the Right Six Sigma Projects


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