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Pied Quality: Deconstructing The Machine

Used with permission. © ASQ, July 2015, The Journal for Quality and Participation, Vol. 38, No.2. In this 3-part blog series titled Pied Quality, Kurt Stuke (Quality Manager at Adecco) shakes up the traditional perspective on quality and inspires us to approach improvement in an exciting new way. Read Part…

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Pied Quality: Pressed By Time For Time

Used with permission. © ASQ, July 2015, The Journal for Quality and Participation, Vol. 38, No.2. In this 3-part blog series titled Pied Quality, Kurt Stuke (Quality Manager at Adecco) shakes up the traditional perspective on quality and inspires us to approach improvement in an exciting new way. Read Part…

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Pied Quality: Appreciate The Poets & Variation

Used with permission. © ASQ, July 2015, The Journal for Quality and Participation, Vol. 38, No.2. In this 3-part blog series titled Pied Quality, Kurt Stuke (Quality Manager at Adecco) shakes up the traditional perspective on quality and inspires us to approach improvement in an exciting new way. Pied Quality…

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Variation

Variation describes how consistent a process' output is. Reducing variation is a fundamental goal of Lean Six Sigma, as it means more consistent results that meet customer requirements. Variation can be divided into two types: Common Cause and Special Cause. For a better understanding of Variation and an overview of Lean…

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Common Cause Variation

Common Cause Variation is a type of variation which is natural and inherent to a process. Common Causes act randomly and independently of each other, are difficult to eliminate, and often require changes to a process or system. The output of Common Cause variation generally conforms to a normal distribution…

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