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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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The Technical History of Six Sigma

Setting the Stage As a first point of business, let’s set the stage for our ensuing discussion with a brief orientation on the technical evolution of Six Sigma.  In this way, we can get down into the boiler room of … Continue reading

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The Modes of Six Sigma

In its purest form, Six Sigma is about leveraging the principles and tools of science to abate risk in business. With this in mind, we can view Six Sigma on three levels. First, it is a strategic vision that epitomizes … Continue reading

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Six Sigma Project Performance

Over the last several decades, Six Sigma has defined, established and exploited the real-world connections between quality and business. As Six Sigma has refined its focus on “breakthrough improvement,” we have witnessed a commensurate increase in the key measures of … Continue reading

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