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Don’t Design the Experiment Until You Research the Process 14 June 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 8836
The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy 03 March 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 7957
Not Another Toyota Article! 10 February 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 9323
Statistical Correlation Does Not Always Prove Cause 13 January 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 14308
Embracing Your Inner Geek 04 November 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 10829
Making Decisions in a Non-Normal World 10 October 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 9531
(Sample) Size Matters 09 September 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 8611
The Omnipotence of Random Sampling Distributions 30 August 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 8545
Know the Process Before Altering Its Specifications 21 June 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 8539
Destructive Gauges and Measurement System Analysis 11 May 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 9899
Performing a Long-Term MSA Study 23 March 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 9257
Performing a Short-Term MSA Study 09 February 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 10655
The Mystery Measurement Theatre 14 January 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 11726
Letting You In on a Little Secret (MSA) 30 November 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 12299
You Might Be a Black Belt If... 19 October 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 9002
Why Doesn’t SPC Work, Part 4 21 September 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 10081
Project Selection for DMAIC 20 April 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 9752
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 3 19 August 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 9936
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 2 21 July 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 12253
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 1 22 June 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 13377
Last Things First 15 May 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 8869
New Year's Resolution 17 February 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 11506
Six Sigma in Hard Economic Times 17 December 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9193
Acceptable Losses? 12 November 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9393
Psst, hey buddy! Wanna fix? 22 October 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9102
No News is Not Good News 20 August 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9928
Keeping It Real 18 June 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 8100
Will Google Earn a Black Belt? 16 July 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 10357
Six Sigma and the Corner Office 21 May 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 9049
Show Me The Money 16 April 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 8512
Homoscedasticity 20 March 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 11541
Was it Colder in Grandpa's Day? 21 December 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 13379
ANOVA by any other name 18 January 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 12113
Sample Size 21 November 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 13933
Measurement System Analysis 16 October 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 14899
Measurement Levels 17 September 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 16947
Measurements Part 3 17 August 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 14906
Measurements Part 2 20 July 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 14456
Measurements Part 1 17 June 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 9529
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #2 18 February 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 9515
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #3 18 January 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 9627
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #4 18 December 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 9319
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #5 17 November 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 6867
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #6 17 October 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 8584
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #7 17 September 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 8121
Top Ten Stupid six sigma Tricks #8 17 August 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 7809
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Trick #9 17 July 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 9499
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks, #10 17 June 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 11292
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #1 17 March 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 17884
Dogma and Definition 17 May 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 13379

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One of the most useful diagnostic tools for understanding what is going on in a process is the statistical process control chart (SPC). This is also a frequently misunderstood tool, and these misunderstandings lead to misdirected effort during a Six Sigma process, resulting in lost time and money. All

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Six Sigma's lead instructor Steven Ouellette wrote an article with Dr. Jeffrey Luftig on "The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business."

 


 

Six Sigma Online's lead instructor Steven Ouellette was profiled in the June 2008 issue of Quality Digest magazine. If you want to learn more about Steve's peculiar view of the world, as well as what he studied for a year in Europe, read the profile online.

 

 

 

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