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    Quality Function Deployment and Six Sigma Excerpt

    Quality Function Deployment and Six Sigma Excerpt

    This book chapter gives you an overview of the QFD and Six Sigma for Design methodologies can help your business deliver the products you need via the optimized processes you want.

    Quality Function Deployment (QFD) techniques have helped thousands of organizations
    deliver higher-quality, more user-focused product designs. Now, Lou Cohen’s classic
    guide to QFD has been thoroughly updated to fully align QFD with Design for Six Sigma
    (DFSS) and other state-of-the-art Six Sigma methodologies.

    Revised by world-class Six Sigma expert Joe Ficalora and his team at Sigma
    Breakthrough Technologies, this new edition’s up-to-date perspective on QFD reflects
    dozens of successful Six Sigma and DFSS deployments. They offer a start-to-finish
    methodology for implementing QFD, and systematically illuminate powerful linkages
    between QFD and Six Sigma, DFSS, Marketing for Six Sigma (MFSS), and Technology for Six
    Sigma (TFSS). An expanded, start-to-finish case study demonstrates how QFD should
    function from all angles, from design and marketing to technology and service.

    Learn how to:

    • Identify the roles and advantages of QFD in today’s global business
      environment
    • Understand every element of the House of Quality (HOQ)
    • Use QFD to drive more competitive product and service development
    • Move from the processes you have to the processes you want

    This excerpt comes from the first chapter (“What are QFD and Six Sigma?”) of
    “Quality Function Deployment and Six Sigma: A QFD Handbook” by Joe Ficalora and Louis
    Cohen.

    The attached Zip file includes:

    • Intro Page.doc
    • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
    • Quality Function Deployment and Six Sigma Excerpt.pdf

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