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Articles and Presentations
Abidian Lean Six Sigma Maintenance (SMRP Presentation)
Abidian Assessing Lean Maintenance Excellence
Abidian Assessing Lean Maintenance Excellence in an ISO 9000 Facility
(International Lean Six Sigma Conference Presentation)
Abidian Interview with Mike Chambers, Senior Principal of Abidian,
Abidian Lean and Six Sigma:
Setting the PACE (ASQ Section Presentation)
Abidian OEE: Overall Equipment/
Service Effectiveness (ASQ Section Presentation)
Abidian Real-time Production
Efficiency Monitoring (OEE) with Microsoft Excel (Abidian
Baldrige National Quality Award 2007 Criteria
for Performance Excellence Self Assessment
Boeing Office Accelerated Improvement
Workshop Methodology (AIW)
Engineering, The Forgotten Element
Boeing Work Measurement in a Lean Environment
Bristrol-Meyers-Squib Lean Implementation
Cudney Expanding Six Sigma to Suppliers
General Electric GE's Work-Out Program: Teaching Every Manager
to be A Strategist
Genuine Coaching What's Your Clutter Keeping You From?
Home Depot Winning Minds and Hearts at Home Depot
Honeywell An Interview with Larry Bossidy (Retired CEO, The Thought
Honeywell Overview of Honeywell's Six Sigma Plus Initiative
Mehta Committing to a Lean Six Sigma Roadmap
Oakwood Healthcare Just What the Doctor
Ordered; Another Acronym in Healthcare, DMAIC
Phelps Dodge The worldwide mining industry leader presents an overview
of their "Quest for Zero"
Shinkle Management System Diagramming Moving Toward
a Lean Management System
Shingo Prize 2011 NE Conference
in Boston, MA