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The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook (Hardcover, Ed): Thomas McCarty, Lorraine Daniels, Michael Bremer, Praveen Gupta, John... The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook (Hardcover, Ed)
Thomas McCarty, Lorraine Daniels, Michael Bremer, Praveen Gupta, John Heisey, …
R2,461 R2,295 Discovery Miles 22 950 Save R166 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

EXTREME SIX SIGMA!.

. TAKE SIX SIGMA TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH THESE RIGOROUS BEYOND-THE-BASICS TECHNIQUES.

. When you're ready to tackle your business's most intractable problems, you're ready for "The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook." Going far beyond simplified or hypothetical explanations of Six Sigma aimed at novices, this Handbook delivers practical, working tools to sophisticated Six Sigma practitioners. You get details on advanced methods, quantitative and intense, aimed only at those Six Sigma practitioners who are unwilling to settle for anything less than the best possible performance in manufacturing and services..

. Written by four top Six Sigma coaches from the world-renowned Motorola University, this second volume in the much-anticipated "Six Sigma Operational Methods Series" shows Six Sigma Black Belts, Master Black Belts, Champions, and Sponsors how to help their companies move measurably closer to sustainable, world-class business results. Delving into the most complex difficulties that businesses face, the Handbook provides methods and models that work throughout the enterprise, integrating and aligning disparate functions -- such as RAndD, manufacturing, human resources, finance, marketing, quality, and customer service -- into a forward-moving, ever-improving whole that is in line with corporate vision, mission, and key strategies. For the first time, the Six Sigma Management System is detailed to show how project level methods and team approaches are integrated with leadership practices and tools to achieve long-term sustainable improvements..

. Look inside for the potent analytical and strategic tools you need to:
. Lead multiple initiatives withoutconflict. Estimate quality project cost on a project-by-project basis. Solve complicated problems with resourceful tools that drive creativity and innovation. Understand and write logical Six Sigma financial reports. Mentor business skills and team/leadership skills throughout the enterprise. Drive engaged leadership teams through implementation of the Sig Sigma Management System for sustainable, integrated improvement efforts.

. If you're ready for serious combat with tough-as-nails business problems, "The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook" is the book for you..

. This results-driven manual shows Black Belts, Master Black Belts, Champions, Sponsors and other trained Six Sigma practitioners how to get down and dirty with erratic, error-prone processes and slow cycle times everywhere in the enterprise. More than that, the "Handbook" trains yuou in across-the-enterprise process improvement, showing you how to use a sophistic and Six Sigma Management System to resolve stubborn, resistant problems in communication, performance, and managing change..

. Loaded with advanced, yet practical approaches, leadership pearls, and analytical solutions that break intractable business logjams, "The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook" helps you:
. Manage an integrated organization-wide, improvement effort. Steer large-scale projects. Guide several projects at the same time. Produce sustainable Six Sigma results in areas such as human resources and marketing. Optimize transactional processes such as billing and customer support. Use Six Sigma weaponry to move the entire enterprise measurably closer to mission accomplished.

. Success stories from enthusiastic Six Sigma companies such as Motorola, General Electric, Allied Signal, and Citibank will keep you reading. Innovative mehods in team leadership, aligning the organization, analysis, financial measurement, and problem-solving will have you eager to put them to work..

. If you're an accomplished Six Sigma warrior, whether your organization is small or large, "The Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook" is the tactical weapon you need to measurably take your business to the next level of accomplishment, improvement, and coherence.. . .

Michael Bremer - Clawhammer Cookbook - Tools, Techniques & Recipes For Playing Clawhammer Banjo (Paperback): Michael Bremer Michael Bremer - Clawhammer Cookbook - Tools, Techniques & Recipes For Playing Clawhammer Banjo (Paperback)
Michael Bremer
R481 R393 Discovery Miles 3 930 Save R88 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

(Banjo). There are two ways to approach writing a cookbook and this goes for cooking food and cooking up some great music. One way is to give you a bunch of recipes and tell you, Here's how to make this dish, or here's how to play this tune. Another way is to teach you how to cook. In other words, by providing you with techniques for mixing flavors, the knowledge of when, where, and how to apply heat, and ideas on how to add your own touches, you can make the dish or the tune your own. This book takes the second path. The goal of this book isn't to tell you how to play tunes or how to play like anyone else. It's to teach you ways to approach, arrange, and personalize any tune to develop your own unique style. To that end, we'll take in a healthy serving of old-time music and also expand the clawhammer palate to taste a few other musical styles.

How to Do a Gemba Walk - Coaching Gemba Walkers (Paperback): Michael Bremer How to Do a Gemba Walk - Coaching Gemba Walkers (Paperback)
Michael Bremer
R603 Discovery Miles 6 030 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Michael Bremer - Banjo Aerobics (Book/Online Audio) (Paperback): Michael Bremer Michael Bremer - Banjo Aerobics (Book/Online Audio) (Paperback)
Michael Bremer
R476 R389 Discovery Miles 3 890 Save R87 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

(Banjo). Take your banjo playing to the next level with this fantastic daily resource, providing a year's worth of practice material with a two-week vacation. Banjo Aerobics is for players of all levels from beginner to advanced who will benefit from the lessons provided. The accompanying CD features demo tracks for all the examples in the book to reinforce how the banjo should sound. Teaches essential banjo techniques using lots of musical styles, to increase speed and accuracy, and improve dexterity and coordination.

Thermal Design and Thermal Behaviour of Radio Telescopes and their Enclosures (Paperback, 2010 ed.): Albert Greve, Michael... Thermal Design and Thermal Behaviour of Radio Telescopes and their Enclosures (Paperback, 2010 ed.)
Albert Greve, Michael Bremer
R4,814 Discovery Miles 48 140 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Radio telescopes as well as communication antennas operate under the influence of gravity, temperature and wind. Among those, temperature influences may degrade the performance of a radio telescope through transient changes of the focus, pointing, path length and sensitivity, often in an unpredictable way. Thermal Design and Thermal Behaviour of Radio Telescopes and their Enclosures reviews the design and construction principles of radio telescopes in view of thermal aspects and heat transfer with the variable thermal environment; it explains supporting thermal model calculations and the application and efficiency of thermal protection and temperature control; it presents many measurements illustrating the thermal behaviour of telescopes in the environment of their observatory sites.

The book benefits scientists and radio/communication engineers, telescope designers and construction firms as well as telescope operators, observatory staff, but also the observing astronomer who is directly confronted with the thermal behaviour of a telescope.

Aus der TIERHEILPRAXIS - Ratgeber fur Hundebesitzer und Interessierte (German, Paperback): Michael Bremer Aus der TIERHEILPRAXIS - Ratgeber fur Hundebesitzer und Interessierte (German, Paperback)
Michael Bremer
R493 Discovery Miles 4 930 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Handelsrecht, das Recht des Kaufmannischen Geschaftsverkehrs in HGB und BGB (German, Paperback): Paul Michael Bremer Handelsrecht, das Recht des Kaufmannischen Geschaftsverkehrs in HGB und BGB (German, Paperback)
Paul Michael Bremer
R501 R379 Discovery Miles 3 790 Save R122 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Six Sigma Financial Tracking and Reporting (Hardcover, Ed): Michael Bremer, Brian McKibben, Thomas McCarty Six Sigma Financial Tracking and Reporting (Hardcover, Ed)
Michael Bremer, Brian McKibben, Thomas McCarty
R2,268 Discovery Miles 22 680 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Move Six Sigma Savings to Your Bottom Line.

. Most business process improvement activities do not yield the PAndL dollar savings impact that executives expect to see. If this is a challenge in your organization, you need "Six Sigma Financial Tracking and Reporting." This operating manual shows Master Black Belts, Black Belts, Project Champions, Sponsors, and Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing/Enterprise practitioners how to increase the yield of savings dollars that hit the bottom line. This is a major challenge for any improvement initiative..

. Loaded with advanced yet practical approaches, leadership pearls, and analytical solutions you can use to get more out of your improvement activities, this book: . Clarifies why some savings do not have a PAndL impact. Explains the interplay between Six Sigma savings and business activities. Makes it easier for operations managers, accountants, and engineers to speak the same language.

. Success stories and actions taken at Motorola, Agilent, Allied Signal, General Electric, a private healthcare foundation, and other organizations will hold your interest and provide a steady stream of innovative ideas that will demystify accounting procedures, clarify the role of leadership, and gain more alignment inside the organization. .

. Achieve a clear line of sight from project savings to financial accounts:
. Model for getting savings into the PAndL * Designing bridge PAndL model structure--Define in DMAIC * Tracking and communicating bridge metrics--Measure in DMAIC * Identifying the things that are "off track"--Analyze in DMAIC * Planning corrections to keep "on track: --Improve in DMAIC * Adjusting the support systems to sustain thePAndL bridge--Control in DMAIC * Getting the savings in struggling or transitioning industries.

. As Six Sigma and Lean Enterprise techniques continue to evolve and become more engrained in business, it is harder to track the impact of savings on a project basis. Through the use of case studies, worked-out examples, and benchmarking techniques, this team of experts from Motorola University helps you to put the right infrastructure in place for project identification, project scoping, and financial reporting. You will be able to: . Achieve a clear line of sight from project savings to financial accounts. Prove the net worth of your improvement projects to your CFO. Find ways to justify cost avoidance on your bottom line. Examples of how to financially track Six Sigma projects. Establish metrics that represent reality. Simplify metrics you use to measure project impact.

. With this powerful resource you will learn how to get reported roject savings into the PAndL, simplify financial reporting, and shepherd projects to successful completion. With this book, your Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing team can accomplish more projects each year, achieve a superior ROI, and quickly surpass your competitors following traditional improvement approaches..

Thermal Design and Thermal Behaviour of Radio Telescopes and their Enclosures (Hardcover, 2010 ed.): Albert Greve, Michael... Thermal Design and Thermal Behaviour of Radio Telescopes and their Enclosures (Hardcover, 2010 ed.)
Albert Greve, Michael Bremer
R6,008 Discovery Miles 60 080 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Radio telescopes as well as communication antennas operate under the influence of gravity, temperature and wind. Among those, temperature influences may degrade the performance of a radio telescope through transient changes of the focus, pointing, path length and sensitivity, often in an unpredictable way. Thermal Design and Thermal Behaviour of Radio Telescopes and their Enclosures reviews the design and construction principles of radio telescopes in view of thermal aspects and heat transfer with the variable thermal environment; it explains supporting thermal model calculations and the application and efficiency of thermal protection and temperature control; it presents many measurements illustrating the thermal behaviour of telescopes in the environment of their observatory sites.

The book benefits scientists and radio/communication engineers, telescope designers and construction firms as well as telescope operators, observatory staff, but also the observing astronomer who is directly confronted with the thermal behaviour of a telescope.

Die Finanz- und Bankenkrise ab 2007 - Folge fehlender Regularitaten oder das Endprodukt einer systemimmanenten Problematik?... Die Finanz- und Bankenkrise ab 2007 - Folge fehlender Regularitaten oder das Endprodukt einer systemimmanenten Problematik? (German, Paperback)
Michael Bremer
R408 Discovery Miles 4 080 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Facharbeit (Schule) aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Politik - Politische Systeme - Politisches System Deutschlands, Note: 1,0, - (IGS Muhlenberg), Sprache: Deutsch, Anmerkungen: Diese Facharbeit wurde als einer der besten Arbeiten in meinem damaligen Abitur-Jahrgang, mit der Hochstzahl von 15 Punkten ausgezeichnet. Dies entspricht einer 1+ bzw. rechnerisch einer Note von unter 1,0. Die sich im Anhang befindlichen, grosstenteils selbst erstellten, Diagramme und Darstellungen unterstutzen den haufig komplexen thematischen Inhalt und tragen so zu einer besseren Verstandlichkeit bei. Aufgrund dessen stellt das veroffentlichte Werk sowohl fur Experten als auch fur Laien einen klaren Informationsnutzen dar., Abstract: Die Finanzkrise 2007. Sie kostete den Staat Milliarden, den Banken Milliarden und den Anlegern Milliarden. Sie erschutterte die Finanzsystematik unserer Welt so stark, dass selbst die Realwirtschaft1 mit in den Strudel gezogen wurde und doch ist bis heute der Hintergrund dieser Krise nicht ganzlich geklart. Susanne Schmidt spricht vom Moral Hazard" als Wurzel allen Ubels - Hans-Werner Sinn hingegen von der Schuld des explodierenden Konsums der Amerikaner ohne jegliche Deckung oder Rucklagen. Uber den Ursprung streiten sich also die Experten. Sicher sind sich jedoch alle bei dem letzten Tropfen, der das Fass schlussendlich zum Uberlaufen bzw. die Blase zum Platzen gebracht hat: Subprime-Kredite (engl. subprime loans). Bevor ich auf diese zu sprechen komme, mochte ich jedoch zunachst an einem anderen Punkt ansetzen. Namlich bei dem Modell Geld" an sich. Meiner Ansicht nach, ist es fur eine schlussige Analyse einer Krise innerhalb eines Wirtschaftssektors essentiell, ein weiterfuhrendes Hintergrundwissen uber das Handelsgut" dieses Sektors zu haben. Da dies im monetaren Sektor nun mal das Geld ist, mochte ich dieses Gut" zunachst modellhaft betrachten um gewisse Vorkenntnisse fur die darauffolgende Betrachtung der eigentlichen Finanzkri

Schuldrecht, Besonderer Teil II (...) (German, Paperback): Paul Michael Bremer Schuldrecht, Besonderer Teil II (...) (German, Paperback)
Paul Michael Bremer
R368 Discovery Miles 3 680 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Hal Leonard Folk Banjo Method (Book/Online Audio) (Paperback): Michael Bremer Hal Leonard Folk Banjo Method (Book/Online Audio) (Paperback)
Michael Bremer
R351 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R65 (19%) Out of stock
Clawhammer Banjo Pack - Clawhammer Cookbook (Book/CD) with Great Banjo Lessons: Clawhammer Style (DVD) (Book): Michael Bremer Clawhammer Banjo Pack - Clawhammer Cookbook (Book/CD) with Great Banjo Lessons: Clawhammer Style (DVD) (Book)
Michael Bremer
R823 R644 Discovery Miles 6 440 Save R179 (22%) Out of stock
Escape the Improvement Trap - Five Ingredients Missing in Most Improvement Recipes (Hardcover): Michael Bremer Escape the Improvement Trap - Five Ingredients Missing in Most Improvement Recipes (Hardcover)
Michael Bremer
R4,300 Discovery Miles 43 000 Out of stock

Written by two experts who have dedicated their careers to quality improvement, Escape the Improvement Trap: Five Ingredients Missing in Most Improvement Recipes separates itself from other improvement books by looking at why most companies rarely achieve anything more than an average level of improvement maturity. They identify five critical ingredients required for successful improvement: 1. A meaningful business value proposition and strategy that drives key improvement actions2. An engaging environment where people can do their best work3. A focus on meaningful metrics while avoiding irrelevant details4. Process improvement efforts that maximize cross-functional process performance and foster deeper process understanding, innovation, and execution of best work practices5. An executive mindset that focuses on customer value, people development, process performance, and business improvement outcomes, not solely on savings The authors consider a variety of situations at Independence Enterprise, a fictional company, based on their own very real experiences. They elaborate on the principles that should come into play, look at what Independence Enterprise is doing right and wrong, and suggest deployment actions to help you apply the principles to your own organization.

Escape the Improvement Trap - Five Ingredients Missing in Most Improvement Recipes (Paperback, New): Michael Bremer, Brian... Escape the Improvement Trap - Five Ingredients Missing in Most Improvement Recipes (Paperback, New)
Michael Bremer, Brian McKibben
R1,040 R928 Discovery Miles 9 280 Save R112 (11%) Out of stock

Written by two experts who have dedicated their careers to quality improvement, Escape the Improvement Trap: Five Ingredients Missing in Most Improvement Recipes separates itself from other improvement books by looking at why most companies rarely achieve anything more than an average level of improvement maturity. They identify five critical ingredients required for successful improvement: 1. A meaningful business value proposition and strategy that drives key improvement actions 2. An engaging environment where people can do their best work 3. A focus on meaningful metrics while avoiding irrelevant details 4. Process improvement efforts that maximize cross-functional process performance and foster deeper process understanding, innovation, and execution of best work practices 5. An executive mindset that focuses on customer value, people development, process performance, and business improvement outcomes, not solely on savings The authors consider a variety of situations at Independence Enterprise, a fictional company, based on their own very real experiences. They elaborate on the principles that should come into play, look at what Independence Enterprise is doing right and wrong, and suggest deployment actions to help you apply the principles to your own organization.

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