Monthly Archives: May 2010

Value-Added vs Non Value-Added, which is “which”?

Value-added activities change the form, fit, or function of a product or service at various stages of its processing, manufacturing and distribution. And customer is willing to pay for such activities. E.g. Entering orders, preparing engineering drawings, assembling products, shipping … Continue reading

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“Innovation” is changes for improvement ?

Close to 25 years ago, Six Sigma was “invented” by Motorola. Later, company like GE has successfully inculcated Six Sigma as the organization DNA and helped more than billions of dollars saving from year to year. Many top companies in … Continue reading

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Inputs to Project Charter, what tools can be used ?

In previous blog, it highlighted the weakness and missing link in Six Sigma GB training whereby most tools/techniques were taught mainly on “what” and “how” but nothing or not so much on “why” and “when”. In Define phase, the most … Continue reading

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Attended 1st week of GB Training ( Define>Measure ), But how to start the Six Sigma Project ?

A group of GBs attended the 1st week of GB Training ( Define>Measure phase ) in mid April and after the training, most of them did not know how to start their Six Sigma projects step by step systematically. The … Continue reading

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