Chapter 5. Project Case Studies
“A project is a problem scheduled for solution.”
|--Joseph M. Juran|
This chapter begins Part III of this book, which focuses on keys to project success. Chapter 3 presented several deployment case studies within the real economy to illustrate successful Six Sigma deployment beyond the factory floor. Chapter 4 then discussed the keys to successful deployment. This chapter follows a similar format, but now focusing on individual project success rather than overall deployment success. Of course, these two are closely related, in that successful projects are critical to creating a successful deployment.
However, deployment is primarily a strategic issue, whereas an individual project is primarily a tactical issue. By ...