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Raising the Bar with MindPro Lean Six Sigma Training

Dr. Harry first revolutionized business with Six Sigma. Now he has revolutionized Six Sigma with MindPro.   In the past, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training was generally offered in a classroom environment, where individuals would need to be taken … 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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A Basic Primer on the Subject of Complexity

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Introduction The study of complexity can be a very enlightening endeavor.  Throughout the literature, the idea of complexity is often framed as somewhat of a paradox.  Along these lines, the Bonini’s Paradox, named after … Continue reading

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The DMAIC System of Problem Solving

Introduction In essence, Six Sigma is driven by a progressive divide-and-conquer strategy. Where problem solving is concerned, this means starting with the immediate symptoms of an undesirable situation and then progressively isolating, optimizing and controlling the root causes.  When this … Continue reading

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Selection Criteria for Six Sigma Projects

Introduction The purpose of this short essay is to create a panoramic understanding of what it takes to successfully select Six Sigma projects.  Generally speaking, the concepts and guidelines discussed herein are relevant for large-scale to mid-sized organizations, regardless of … Continue reading

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The Power of Six Sigma Projects

Introduction Lean Six Sigma projects are identified, planned, executed, reviewed and verified to achieve a predetermined benefit for the sponsoring organization and its customers.  To this end, a Lean Six Sigma project must first be properly chartered and initialized.  Next, … Continue reading

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Q & A with Dr. Mikel J. Harry

Introduction and Overview What are companies looking for today?  They are questing for top and bottom line growth.  Executives are constantly looking for ways to reduce their total cost structure while concurrently growing the top line.  These business leaders want … Continue reading

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