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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Six Sigma: Postal Service touting program of failure to managers?

Is the Postal Service becoming too dependent on a management program that has been discounted by some as a proven failure? It appears they are employing 'Six Sigma' heavily[1], but history and the S&P 500 may be proof as to why the Postal Service may be investing in the wrong direction with Six Sigma. Read more on the process and you decide.

Six Sigma

"...In fact, of 58 large companies that have announced Six Sigma programs, 91 percent have trailed the S&P 500 since, according to an analysis by Charles Holland of consulting firm Qualpro (which espouses a competing quality-improvement process). ..."    

This Article is From: wikipedia.org
[1]Note: Cached version of cited USPS job opportunity from Linkedin is at http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:U8jOpKGuW_UJ:www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/9897339+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

Link Appreciation Return: http://postalaffairsblog.intelisent.com/six-sigma-postal-service-touting-program-of-failure-to-managers/

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