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The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook by Roland R. Cavanagh, Robert P. Neuman, Peter S. Pande

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Chapter 4Selecting Winning Six Sigma ProjectsGetting It Right the First Time

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IN OUR EXPERIENCE—and from the feedback from dozens of senior executives and Six Sigma leaders—project selection is the most critical and most challenging activity in launching Six Sigma. In company after company, leaders have selected world-hunger-size projects for inexperienced teams to solve. The painful and predictable results? Missed deadlines, mountains of frustration, and often partial success at best.

The right way to select projects is a simple equation, really:

A clear, well-selected, well-defined project

+ a well-trained team

+ a committed Champion

= good, ...

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