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The Six Sigma Handbook (English, Paperback, Pyzdek Thomas)


The Six Sigma Handbook  (English, Paperback, Pyzdek Thomas)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education India
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • ISBN: 9780071070843, 9780071070843

The Six Sigma Handbook is the third edition of the book and is a comprehensive guide for green belts, black belts, and managers at various different levels.

Summary Of The Book

The third edition of The Six Sigma Handbook is a comprehensive reference book that teaches the reader on how to use Six Sigma in a profitable way for one’s company. It has been designed for those enthusiasts who want to earn higher credentials in Six Sigma, be it green belt and black belt. Moreover, even who those who have restricted exposure to quality management and counseling.

This third edition of The Six Sigma Handbook consists of detailed descriptions on the crucial topics related to Six Sigma. The book explains how to perform meaningful project management and teaches various other techniques related to Six Sigma. The management actions and responsibilities that are required for a strong deployment have been included.

The authors have explained the important concepts of Six Sigma in a very lucid and easy-to-understand manner. They explore the methods to use DMADV and DMAIC in order to improve processes and products. It informs readers on how to make innovative processes and products.
The book comprises problem-solving techniques of the Six Sigma methodology. Cutting-edge Six Sigma concepts have been integrated throughout the book and it puts proven practices at one’s fingertips.

This third edition has been categorized into two sections. The first part is about Six Sigma Implementation and Management and the second part is dedicated to Six Sigma Tools and Techniques. Some chapters from the book include recognizing opportunity and maximizing resources, process behavior charts, the define phase, and the analyze phase. Finally, the book concludes with sections on references, appendices, and an Index.

Co-written by an award-winning Six Sigma trainer, the book is a perfect guide for both novices and professionals who need to upgrade their knowledge. This book provides reliable guidance that gives step by step instruction on how to integrate the profitable approach of Six Sigma into one’s company's culture.

About The Authors

Thomas Pyzdek has been a famous consultant of Six Sigma for the last three decades.

Besides The Six Sigma Handbook, Thomas Pyzdek has written various other books. These include The Six Sigma Project Planner, Six SIGMA Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide, What Every Engineer Should Know about Quality Control, Quality Engineering Handbook, and What Every Engineer Should Know about Quality Control. His books have helped various candidates to achieve Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certifications.

Thomas Pyzdek has worked as a consultant with several leading organizations such as Ford and McDonalds.

Paul Keller is the president and COO of Quality America. He has developed and implemented various Six Sigma and Quality Improvement programs for service and manufacturing environments.

Besides The Six Sigma Handbook, he has authored several other books. These include Six Sigma Demystified, and Statistical Process Control Demystified.

At present Paul Keller provides Six Sigma training and consultation through Quality America. He completed his post graduation from the University of Arizona in Quality Engineering. He has applied several techniques at work when he worked as a Quality Manager and as an SPC Director. He has worked with both consumer goods manufacturer and an industrial products manufacturer.

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Author Info
  • Thomas Pyzdek is a Six Sigma consultant with 30 years of experience in the field. His clients include Ford, McDonald?s, Intuit, Avon Products, and many other companies. Mr. Pyzdek is a recipient of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Edwards Medal for outstanding contributions to the practice of quality management. Paul Keller is vice president of and senior consultant with Quality America, a Six Sigma Training company. Nearly 3, 000 students to date have used his Six Sigma training program to achieve Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certifications. Mr. Keller is the author of Six Sigma Demystified.
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Refer class notes if you are buying this to clear Six Sigma GB certification

To answer the question,does this book help you to clear the Green Belt (GB) certification....the answer is a definite NO. The handbook is good if you are aware of the concepts beforehand and you can refer to some parts of the book. However if your aim for buying this book is to clear the certification, refer your class notes instead. The notes will provide clear indications about what you need to study and more importantly how much. The handbook delves too much into each topic, drawing exampl...

Ronjay Chakraborty

Certified Buyer, Kolkata

Nov, 2014

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Six Sigma Handbook

Thanks for timely delivery infact quicker than commited.. good job..
Books too came in good packaging..

Small scope of improvement - Courier boy should give call before coming to ensure smooth collection.

Yogesh Kaushik

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Feb, 2013

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Six Sigma Handbook

It is a great book for people who are not familiar with the ABC of Six Sigma. Great reading for managers or executives.


Certified Buyer, Baroda

Dec, 2014

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Nothing to learn in this book

Nothing much to learn from this book every topic is as good as getting information on wiki /internet.

Venkat Vamcee

Certified Buyer, Bengaluru

Jun, 2014

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