Tag Archives: Continuous Improvement

Why Do Training Programs Fail?

Creating and delivering “sticky” corporate training requires two basic things. First, any attempt to apply the content must bring some type or form of immediate and verifiable financial value to the company. Second, the content must be able to create … Continue reading

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Beware the Moving Average

Authored by: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Introduction and Overview Making data-centric decisions using a simple Time Series Chart can sometimes be a little tricky.  This is especially true when a large amount of data are involved.  Given this situation, its … Continue reading

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The Creed of Six Sigma

Authored By Dr. Mikel J. Harry We are in business to make money We make money by satisfying needs We are able to satisfy needs by doing Every need/do pair is an interaction The aim of customer focus is to … Continue reading

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The Esstentials of a Six Sigma Due-Dilligence

Authored by Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. In today’s marketplace companies of all types and sizes are looking for top-line growth, reduction in their total cost structure, increased capacity without capital investment, improvements in customer satisfaction, better investor relations, and sound … Continue reading

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The Language of Business and Executive Mindset

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. The Language of Business The language used by business executives is illustrated by way of the following statement: “Expand SKU’s per existing customer while driving revenue growth at a 10% CAGR (minimum) through 2015; … Continue reading

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Six Sigma Stories: The Case of Rebecca Garcia

Authored By: Rebecca Garcia Lean and Six Sigma methodologies have brought tremendous improvements to my life at work and at home. People who understand these concepts can use what they learn to help clarify issues, diagnose root causes, and pinpoint … Continue reading

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Capturing the Voice of Society

Introduction and Overview Since the time of Plato, people have curiously debated many things and explored numerous paradoxical questions — like how to make known the unknown.  For example, the human race has long debated whether or not people are … Continue reading

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