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Six Sigma vs. Innovation

Authored by Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. When it comes to innovation, like improvement, there are two basic types; namely, breakthrough and incremental. While breakthrough innovations are great, they don’t happen every day; however, incremental innovations can be realized every day … Continue reading

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What is Product Value?

Value is simply “bang-per-buck.” In this case, “bang” is just the number of benefits you are able to enjoy by virtue of purchasing the given product, service, transaction or event. The “buck” is rather self-explanitory. The Nature of Product Value … Continue reading

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Do You Want a Quality Business or Be in the Business of Quality?

Personally speaking, I find that by defining the idea of quality in a conventional way (conformance to standards) serves no end other than to set a negative mindset.  For example, its well known that when people mention the word “quality,” … Continue reading

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Three Vital Rules for Creating Value

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. The Way to Business Success In today’s business environment, corporate leaders must be able to create and retain a workforce of world-class leaders whose focus is value-centric, not just profit, cost or quality focused.  … Continue reading

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Solving the Puzzle of Value Creation

Over the past three decades Six Sigma has swept across the landscape of international commerce and distinguished itself as a new and better way of doing business. While the first generation of Six Sigma (G1) was focused on product quality, … Continue reading

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