Six Sigma Case Studies with Minitab®

Kishore K. Pochampally, Surendra M. Gupta

February 6, 2014 by CRC Press
Reference - 318 Pages - 395 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482205572 - CAT# K21461


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  • Illustrates the application of Minitab® exclusively for Six Sigma projects using a number of case studies in a variety of industries
  • Demonstrates how to use a number of tools in Minitab® with detailed steps and screenshots
  • Details how to use Minitab® for a number of Six Sigma projects with an assortment of process improvement goals in a variety of companies
  • Focuses exclusively on Six Sigma case studies
  • Covers Statistical Process Control, Taguchi Design, Measurement System Analysis, Plackett-Burman Design, and more


What happens when one of the most widely used quality improvement methodologies meets the world’s leading statistical software for quality improvement? Packed with case studies in a variety of sectors, including health care, manufacturing, airlines, and fast food restaurants, Six Sigma Case Studies with Minitab® shows you how to maximize the quality analysis and improvement tools available in Minitab® for your Six Sigma projects.

Highly illustrated, the book includes detailed steps and more than 380 screenshots that explain how to use:

  • Confidence Interval Estimation
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Chi-Square Analysis
  • Process Capability Analysis
  • Binary Logistic Regression
  • Item Analysis
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Mixture Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Pareto Charts
  • Cause-and-Effect Diagram
  • Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility Analysis
  • Taguchi Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Factorial Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Statistical Control Charts

The case studies demonstrate the wide range of sectors and uses for Six Sigma and Minitab®. The screenshots provide exceptional detail and the book includes explanations for many Six Sigma terms and an appendix with the contents of the Minitab® worksheets that are referred to in most of the chapters. These features and more give you the tools to meet the challenges of continuous improvement expected in today’s marketplace.