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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Features

  • 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

Summary

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.