The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition

3.9 avg rating
( 210 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780071840538: The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition

The most complete, current guide to Six Sigma

“Best practices in Six Sigma are continuously evolving, just as Six Sigma itself evolved from earlier best practices in quality improvement. …This fourth edition...(features) expanded materials on innovation, strategic development, Lean, and constraint management. …You’ll notice many references to free online materials within the text, such as Excel file templates that can be used for analyzing projects, or videos that provide an in-depth narrative on specific topics. Additional links will be added over time to further extend the learning potential offered by the text, so be sure to regularly check back into the online site at https://www.mhprofessionalresources.com/sites/ssh4/.” ?From the Preface by Paul Keller

The Six Sigma approach is being used to vastly improve processes, profitability, sustainability, and long-term growth at global organizations of all sizes. Fully revised for the latest developments in the field, The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition, reveals how to successfully implement this improvement strategy in your company.

The book explains how to define and deploy Six Sigma projects focused on key stakeholder requirements and carry out data-driven management. This comprehensive resource walks you through the phases of DMAIC and DMADV and demonstrates how to use the statistical tools and problem-solving techniques of Six Sigma with screenshots of Minitab and Excel applications.

The new edition has been updated to include:

  • Two online quizzes for Six Sigma certification, one for Green Belt candidates and one for Black Belt candidates
  • Links to five videos that walk you through specific processes, such as Minitab functions, statistical process control, and how to read a Pareto chart
  • Fully incorporated coverage of Lean methodologies

Find out how to select the right personnel to train, achieve technical proficiency, build the best teams, and foster effective leadership. Improve the quality of processes and products in your organization, increase customer satisfaction, and boost profits with help from this definitive guide to Six Sigma.

Written by two of the foremost authorities on the subject, this authoritative resource delivers all of the guidance you need to successfully implement Six Sigma. Comprehensive coverage includes:

  • Building the responsive Six Sigma organization
  • Recognizing and capitalizing on opportunity
  • Data-driven management
  • Maximizing resources
  • Project management using DMAIC and DMADV
  • The define phase
  • The measure phase
  • Process behavior charts
  • Measurement systems evaluation
  • The analyze phase
  • The improve/design phase
  • The control/verify phase

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

This fully revised bestseller integrates Lean methodologies and certification coverage and features bonus videos, quizzes, and sample files

The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition reveals how to realize significant gains in quality, productivity, and sales in any organization. This new edition offers vast improvements to examples and offers videos, sample data files for download, and online quizzes for all levels of Six Sigma certification. The content features further integration of Lean methods and examples, healthcare examples, risk management, and case studies of various deployment and analysis techniques.

  • Includes two sample quizzes for Six Sigma certification, one for Green Belt candidates and one for Black Belt candidates
  • Links to five videos that walk you through specific processes, such as Minitab functions, statistical process control, and how to read a Pareto chart
  • Clearly defines the management responsibilities and actions necessary for successful deployment.
  • Fully incorporates Lean, problem-solving, and statistical techniques within the Six Sigma methodology

About the Author:

Thomas Pyzdek holds more than 50 copyrights including The Six Sigma Handbook, The Quality Engineering Handbook and The Handbook of Quality Management. His works are used by thousands of universities and organizations around the world to teach process excellence. He offers online training and certification in Six Sigma, Lean and Lean Six Sigma. Pyzdek has provided training and consulting to employers and clients in all industries since 1967. He provides consulting guidance from the executive suite to “Belts” working in the trenches. Pyzdek is a Fellow of ASQ and recipient of the ASQ Edward’s Medal and the Simon Collier Quality Award, both for outstanding contributions to the field of quality management, and the ASQ E.L. Grant Medal for outstanding contributions to Quality Education. Pyzdek serves on numerous editorial boards, including The Quality Management Journal, Quality Engineering, and International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage.

Paul Keller is President of Quality America, Inc., where he works with clients to successfully implement quality improvement concepts and techniques across a full spectrum of manufacturing and service sectors. His online courses and training materials are available through select colleges and universities worldwide, as well as through Quality America’s website. In addition to a number of published articles in quality improvement, Keller has authored Six Sigma Demystified (McGraw-Hill, 2005) and Statistical Process Control Demystified (McGraw-Hill, 2011), and co-authored (with Pyzdek) The Handbook for Quality Management, Second Edition (McGraw-Hill, 2011) and the third and fourth editions of The Six Sigma Handbook.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

Thomas Pyzdek , Paul Keller
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Quantity Available: 9
International Edition
Seller
booksdeck
(Westlake Village, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand new book. This is an international edition textbook with identical content as the US version. We ship all our orders from CA/IL, USA (depending on your address) and NOT from Asia! Choose expedited shipping for superfast delivery with tracking. Bookseller Inventory # 9780071840538

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Paul Keller; Thomas Pyzdek
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 15
International Edition
Seller
Bookstore99
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This is an International Edition, Brand NEW, Shrink Wrapped, Hardcover, Ships from multiple locations across the globe in 4-7 business days; delivered well within delivery estimates with Tracking. Choose Expedited Shipping for 3-4 Business DAY DELIVERY. ISBN and Cover page may differ. International edition does not comes with CD/access code. Book cover may contain restrictions but it is absolutely legal to use, may be printed in black & white having similar contents as US edition. Best Customer Support. Please READ Description Carefully Before Buying. Occasionally, international textbooks may come with different exercises at the end of chapters. Bookseller Inventory # US_9780071840538

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

Pyzdek
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Softcover Quantity Available: 10
International Edition
Seller
bookscollection
(Delhi, DELHI, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. PAPERBACK,Book Condition New, Brand New, Softcover, International Edition. We Do not Ship APO FPO AND PO BOX. Cover Image & ISBN may be different from US edition but contents as US Edition. Printing in English language. Quick delivery by USPS/UPS/DHL/FEDEX/ARAMEX ,Customer satisfaction guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Bookseller Inventory # ABESTTND9437

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.92
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

4.

Pyzdek
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Softcover Quantity Available: 10
International Edition
Seller
bookscollection
(Delhi, DELHI, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. PAPERBACK,Book Condition New, Brand New, Softcover, International Edition. We Do not Ship APO FPO AND PO BOX. Cover Image & ISBN may be different from US edition but contents as US Edition. Printing in English language. Quick delivery by USPS/UPS/DHL/FEDEX/ARAMEX ,Customer satisfaction guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Bookseller Inventory # ABEDUPPP6361

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.92
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

5.

Thomas Pyzdek & Paul Keller
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
GREAT BOOKS DEAL
(TALLAHASSEE, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4th Edition, International Edition. Brand New; Paperback; Black & White or Color International Edition. ISBN and Cover page may differ but similar contents as US edition. GET IT FAST in 3-5 business days by DHL/FEDEX with tracking number. Books printed in English. No shipping to PO Box/APO/FPO address. In some instances, the international textbooks may have different end chapter case studies and exercises. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label "Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada" and "Content may different from U.S. Edition" - printed only to discourage U.S. students from obtaining an affordable copy. The U.S. Supreme Court has asserted your right to purchase international editions, and ruled on this issue. Access code or CD is not provided with these editions, unless specified. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # INAB1448281

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

6.

Thomas Pyzdek, Paul Keller
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
Nick Book House
(fresno, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New HARDCOVER International Edition, Printed in Black and White, Only USPS Media mail Shipping ONLY, Different ISBN, Same Content As US edition, Book Cover may be Different, in English Language. Bookseller Inventory # 29798

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

7.

Thomas Pyzdek, Paul Keller
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
PRIORITY BOOKS
(springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. HARDCOVER Book, Condition: New. 4th Edition. [Please Read Carefully Before Buying], This Is An International Edition. Printed In Black and White. 608 Pages, Book Cover And ISBN No May Be Different From US Edition. Restricted Sales Disclaimer Wordings Not For Sales In USA And Canada May Be Printed On The Cover Of The Book. Standard Shipping 7-14 Business Days. Expedited Shiping 4-8 Business Days. ***WE DO NOT ENTERTAIN BULK ORDERS.*** The Books May Be Ship From Overseas For Inventory Purpose. Bookseller Inventory # 469114

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

8.

Thomas Pyzdek, Paul Keller
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller
ZerichSpace
(antioch, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New. HARDCOVER book, 4th Edition. (Read Description Before Buying), This is an international Edition. Black and White Book. ISBN or covers May Be Different From US Edition. Book may have Restricted Sales Disclaimer Wordings printed on cover. Books May Be Shipped From Overseas as per stock status. Bookseller Inventory # 760478

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

9.

Thomas Pyzdek, Paul Keller
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 20
International Edition
Seller
Book Deal
(Delhi, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 4th edition. Black & White or color International Edition. ISBN and front cover may be different, but contents are same as the US edition. Book printed in English. GET IT within 3-5 business days by DHL/FedEx/Aramex and tracking number will be uploaded into your order page within 24-48 hours.Territorial restrictions may be printed on the book. No shipping to PO BOX, APO, FPO addresses. Kindly provide day time phone number in order to ensure smooth delivery. 100% Customer satisfaction guaranteed!. . Bookseller Inventory # BD007651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

10.

Pyzdek, Thomas; Keller, Paul
Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0071840532 ISBN 13: 9780071840538
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
Sunshine Book Store
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education. Book Condition: New. 0071840532 This is an International Edition. Brand New, Hardcover, Delivery within 6-14 business days, Similar Contents as U.S Edition, ISBN and Cover design may differ, printed in Black & White. Choose Expedited shipping for delivery within 3-8 business days. We do not ship to PO Box, APO , FPO Address. In some instances, subjects such as Management, Accounting, Finance may have different end chapter case studies and exercises. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label "Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada" and "Content may different from U.S. Edition" - printed only to discourage U.S. students from obtaining an affordable copy. The U.S. Supreme Court has asserted your right to purchase international editions, and ruled on this issue. Access code/CD is not provided with these editions , unless specified. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BU9780071840538

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book