Why Many Japanese Organizations Think Six Sigma Is A Joke | Ian Moore | Nipponica

“Six Sigma as a problem-solving methodology causes many hang-ups for Japanese managers. Many Americans seeking training in Six Sigma in Japanese organizations face resistance with little explanation as to why. This often leads to frustration and contempt towards management.  They … Continue reading

Takt Time Concept Still Misunderstood | LinkedIn Discussion

“What does TAKT Time mean to you and how have you used it to better your business?”     Sourced through LinkedIn Michel Baudin‘s comments: It’s 2017, and this question should be unnecessary, but the responses reveal that confusion about … Continue reading

Acceptance Sampling In The Age Of Low PPM Defectives

Today, some automotive parts manufacturers are able to deliver one million consecutive units without a single defective, and pondering quality management practices appropriate for this level of performance is not idle speculation. Of course, it is only achieved by outstanding … Continue reading