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Title: Six Sigma: Does It Belong in the Manufacturing Curriculum PDF
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Creator: Leduc, Alan
Publisher: American Society for Engineering Education
Description: Six Sigma has morphed through three generations: focus on quality to focus on process improvement (cost reduction) to focus on value (a strategic management strategy). This paper will discuss the three generations of Six Sigma, compare the tenets of Six Sigma to Lean Manufacturing and evaluate whether it has a place in the manufacturing curriculum.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Business management
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Curriculum
Technology -- Manufactures -- Production management. Operations management -- Manufacturing engineering. Process engineering
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Vocational Education -- Business
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Key Concept: Manufacturing -- Lean manufacturing
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: American Society for Engineering Education
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-09-25 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-05 15:10:21 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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