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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 3 Lean Sigma Projects What is the relationship of Six Sigma to Lean Sigma? What is a Project? Are all Programs or activities Six Sigma projects? Project is: Time-limited Unique Consists of interrelated activities Undertaken for a purpose Formal investigations guided by scientific knowledge Success results from thoughtfully designed outcome Carefully planned, resourced, manages and reviewed. Program is: Larger effort than a project Group of related projects coordinated together Often will create synergies that could not be realized if all projects were not done in concert. Common Project Guidelines Project Identification - Must provide money and/or time tangible value. Project Returns - Improvement must be viable, visible and verifiable in terms of $ Project Responsibilities - Champion and X-belt approval and responsibility. Project Scale - Capable of delivering hard benefits. Project Criteria Proper scope, depth and timing The DMAIC improvement process can be applied to realize its projected benefits The targeted process and forecasted benefits can be clearly defined and are rationally measurable. Project Activation Prepare a project charter, receive management approval and execute in accordance with plan. Where do project ideas come from? Balanced approach must be taken. Project Selection Methods Selection Method Strengths Weaknesses Pareto Analysis Warranty costs Rework costs Production costs Defect measurements Easy to apply Based on 1 or few criteria PPI offers no insight of outcomes Cost of Poor Quality Based on cost only (excl. intangible)Based on cost only (excl....
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