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Common Probability Distributions

 1. Normal Distribution:​Where:μ  = Meanσ  = Standard Deviationπ ≈ 3.141e ≈ 2.718​2. Binomial Distribution:​Where:p = Probability of successq = Probability of failure =  1−p​n = Number of trialsP(x) = Probability of x successes in n trials​3. Poisson Distribution:​Where:m = Probability of successP(x) = Probability of x successes.

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Top Six Reasons Six Sigma Fails

Why do Six Sigma projects fail? When we say fail, we mean why the projects don’t achieve the objective which they were supposed to accomplish? There are various reasons for the project failure. However, the following are the top six reasons. 1. Lack of Management Support: The first reason or the prime reason for Six […]

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Value Added vs Non-value Added Activities

​Introduction​When it comes to running a successful venture, one of the most important things to do is ensuring that you add value to all your activities. Whether you are organizing a charity sale or starting a service business you want to ensure that whatever you offer is actually worth your customer’s investment.Many people know about […]

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Measures of Central Tendency

Three commonly used measures of central tendency are: Mean, Median and Mode. 1. Mean: Mean is also commonly known as the average, e.g., the average income of the country, the average height of people, etc. The mean is the most commonly used measure of central tendency. Formula: Example: Find the mean of 10, 11, 14, […]

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Six Sigma and Change Management

Improvement project always lead to some change.  You cannot improve something by maintaining the status quo. People don’t like change, people like status quo. If anything changes people get disturbed. As a Six Sigma project leader, you need to understand how to manage change. Your ability to management change will decide the success or the […]

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Lean Leadership and other Management Courses

​Instructor​Lawrence M. Miller ​Best selling Udemy instructor in the category.Author of 10 booksHe has appeared on the Today Show, CNN, made numerous appearances on CNBC, has written for The New York Times and been the subject of a feature story in Industry Week magazine. He was recently the subject of articles in Fast Company and […]

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Six Sigma Black Belt Question Bank ASQ CSSBB Exam

10 Random Questions   Other sources: ASQ CSSBB Online Exam Preparation Course – Special Discount Link ASQ CSSBB Exam Sample Question Bank pdf   00 Days 00 Hours 00 Minutes 00 Seconds ​100% ONLINE TRAINING​Certified Six Sigma-Black Belt ​Get the $200 Udemy best selling ​course for $40.Based on ASQ CSSBB exam Body of Knowledge.​Pass ASQ […]

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Six Sigma = 3.4 DPMO … Why?

I have often been asked, why do we have 3.4 Defects Per Million Opportunities (DPMO) for a Six Sigma process? Before I talk about Six Sigma, let’s talk about the process control with plus-minus three sigmas. Historically processes were controlled in ​, and this was the basis of control charts. When you have a process, which is […]

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DMAIC

DMAIC is a structured Six Sigma approach to process improvement. The DMAIC approach can be applied in any situation where a process has defined measurable results whether it’s manufacturing a specific products such as phones, table, chair etc. or services such as healthcare, designing, or hospitality etc. DMAIC process ​consists of 5 stages to improve […]

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Factors and Considerations in Selecting a Six Sigma Project

S​electing a project to apply Six Sigma methodology to is an important first step. There is no argument that Six Sigma is beneficial, yet the process also has a significant cost element. The project must be selected on factors that will justify the resource and time commitment (effort) vs the potential gain (result). ​Considerations​ResultDoes it […]

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4 Types of Teams

As a Six Sigma Black Belt, you will have to deal with teams. You will have a project team doing the project with you and you being the leader of that improvement project team. To perform that function of a team leader, you need to understand how teams work? What makes teams successful? How to […]

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