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John Shook: Grand-Daddy Of Quality

John Shook: Grand-Daddy of Quality

He’s in Lean. He’s all Shook up! Musical puns aside, John Shook recently did a good job of connecting Lean to Baseball which ties together two of America’s favorite past times. Okay, Lean my not have risen to “favorite” yet, but John Shook is working on it! We don’t actually…

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New: Single Modules To Quickly Skill-Up!

New: Single Modules to Quickly Skill-Up!

Good things come in small packages - that's why we created Single Modules for you! When you don't have the time or the need for the entire Green Belt Training, these "one-topic" training modules provide simple, compact alternatives that average about 1 hour. Skill-up and register for a few today!…

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Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools

Today’s Top 7 (or 8…) Quality Tools

Traditionally, everyone in the process improvement world references the Seven Basic Quality Tools which were promoted by Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa back in the 1950s. Dr. Ishikawa was influenced by Dr. Deming, another quality great, and these are still a very good set of quality tools. But times have changed and…

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What Is A3 Problem Solving?

What is A3 problem solving?

A3 problem-solving is a methodology to conduct root cause analysis. Specifically, A3 is the name of an 11 x 17 piece of paper, the international paper size. This document size is typically used to document the process, and where the name of the tool came from.

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A3

A3

What is an A3? On a literal level, A3 refers to a ledger size piece of paper. But in the Lean Six Sigma world, it is a one-page project report. This one-pager contains: the problem the analysis of the process the identified root causes potential solutions action plan ...all on…

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