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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-641
... Introduction For decades, Fortune 500 Companies have leveraged Operational Excellence (OE) methodologies to drive productivity, employee engagement and culture. By definition, Operational Excellence is a workplace philosophy and methodology focused on identifying and eliminating defects...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-555
... Introduction For decades, Fortune 500 Companies have leveraged Operational Excellence (OE) methodologies to drive productivity, employee engagement and culture. By definition, Operational Excellence is a workplace philosophy and methodology focused on identifying and eliminating defects...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-683
... will provide an overview as to the risk management fundamentals impacting product safety. ground transportation responsibility machinery health & medicine information product design product liability liability injury defect safety verdict product manufacturer distributor engineer...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-715
... Introduction Safety or the lack of safety is an outcome of human performance. Human performance creates the outputs of organizations. Much of the output falls within an acceptable range, but some things do not. Those that do not can be considered the organization's operational "defect rate...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-704
... stairway misstep defect safety Session No. 704 Ergonomics-based Methods of Inspecting, Assessing and Documenting Environmental Sites of Injurious Falls Jake L. Pauls, CPE Jake Pauls Consulting Services Silver Spring, MD Stanley C. Harbuck, CAPS School of Building Inspection Salt Lake City, UT...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-632
... Introduction Six sigma tools have been used successfully to build essentially defect free environments (one can only expect to see 3.4 defects per million observations). This defect frequency is indeed extremely small and viewed as acceptable for many product and service based quality...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-527
... years) and in virtually eliminating defects in it's processes and products. In 1989, only two years after introducing the process, Motorola won the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In the ten years following implementation, savings from applying the principles of Six Sigma were...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-790-1
... making to the use of facts and data to develop sustainable solutions to business issues. Six Sigma forces you to put the customer first; to focus on what is important to improving customer satisfaction. Effective use of Six Sigma tools can result not only in reductions in cycle time, defects and costs...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 10–13, 2001
Paper Number: ASSE-01-725
... is technically a statistical term. For phenomena described by a bell curve, we know that 2/3 of the measures will fall w/in 1 standard deviation (i.e., one sigma), 95% within 2, and 99.99966% within 6 standard deviations. Thus, six sigma refers to 99.99966% defect-free, or to say the same thing in reverse...

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