Design for Lean Six Sigma: A Holistic Approach to Design and Innovation

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Design for Lean Six Sigmais the only book that employs a "road-map" approach to DFSS, which allows corporate management to understand where they are in the process and to integrate DFSS methodology more fully into their overall business strategy. This is a similar approach to that used by Forrest Breyfogle in his successful book: "Implementing Six Sigma, 2E". This approach will allow corporate management to understand where they are in the process and to integrate DFSS methodology more fully into the overall business strategy. Another important aspect of this book is its coverage of DFSS implementation in a broad range of industries including service and manufacturing, plus the use of actual cases throughout.

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About the author (2010)

Dr. Rajesh Jugulum is a Vice President of the Global Wealth and Investment Division of Bank of America. He is also affiliated with the robust design group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has published several articles in leading technical journals andmagazines and coauthored two books related to Mahalanobis-Taguchi Strategy and Computer-Based Robust Engineering with Dr. Genichi Taguchi, in addition to holding a U.S. patent. He is the recipient of the 2002 American Society for Quality's Feigenbaum Medal and the 2006 International Technology Institute's Rockwell Medal. He was inducted into the World Level of the Hall of Fame for Engineering, Science, and Technology in 2006 and in the same year, was listed in Who's Who in the World by Marquis Who's Who publication board. He was featured as the "Face of Quality" in September 2001 issue of Quality Progress.

Dr. Philip Samuel is the Chief Innovation Officer for the Breakthrough Management Group, a management consulting firm specializing in performance excellence and innovation. He has been active in the management of innovation, design, and operations areas for over twenty years. He has consulted with numerous industrial and governmental organizations including Alberta Research Council, Ameriprise Financial, AXA, Baxter BioScience, BMW, ConocoPhillips, Environment Canada, Hess Corporation, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Johnson Controls, Kaiser Permanente, Merrill Lynch, McKesson, National Research Council of Canada, Rhodia, Schlumberger, Saint-Gobain, and Textron. He holds a PhD from the University of Calgary and an MBA from Arizona State University.

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