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The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook is today's most complete and results-based reference to the tools and concepts needed to understand, implement, and leverage Lean Six Sigma. The only guide that groups tools by purpose and use, this hands-on reference provides:
Lean Six Sigma is today's leading technique to maximize production efficiency and maintain control over each step in the managerial process. With The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook, you'll discover how to propel your organization to new levels of competitive success--one tool at a time.
The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook—A Quick Reference Guide to Nearly 100 Tools for Improving Process Quality, Speed, and Complexity
Michael L. George
The McGraw-Hill Companies
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About the Author
Michael L. George is the chairman of George Group, the leading global Lean Six Sigma consultancy, and the author of Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma for Service.
David Rowland is vice president of Lean Six Sigma for the North American Solutions Group, a division of Xerox, and coauthor of What is Lean Six Sigma?
Mark Price is a vice president with George Group and has helped guide Lean Six Sigma initiatives at major corporations.
John Maxey is a director and Master Black Belt at George Group and the lead author for their Black Belt curriculum.