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Forrest Breyfogle—New Paradigms
Why did the current financial crisis occur? Among other things, we could point to greed, ethics, and policy creation. However, could we also consider commonplace business management systems and...
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Forrest Breyfogle—New Paradigms
A previous article of mine in this newsletter, “NOT Transforming the Data Can Be Fatal to Your Analysis,” addressed the need for appropriate transformations and a predictive performance measurement...
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Forrest Breyfogle—New Paradigms
Not surprisingly, there was controversy over Forrest Breyfogle's article, "Non-normal Data: To Transform or Not to Transform," written in response to Donald Wheeler’s article "Do You...
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Forrest Breyfogle—New Paradigms
Story update 8/24/2009: The original graphics for this story were missing key data due to errors in converting them. We have fixed the problem.   I n “Do You Have Leptokurtophobia?” Don...
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Forrest Breyfogle—New Paradigms
Organizations have gained much in process improvement from implementing lean practices and Six Sigma projects. However, these efforts did not prevent our financial crisis from occurring. Lean Six...
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Forrest Breyfogle—New Paradigms
We examined the practices and major problems that can easily occur in the use of balanced scorecards in the June 3 issue of InsideSixSigma. Now let’s look at why attention to causal event analyses...
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Forrest Breyfogle—New Paradigms
Editor’s note:This short story is part of a three-volume series—Integrated Enterprise Excellence: Going Beyond Lean Six Sigma and the Balanced Scorecard, by Forrest Breyfogle. Within the context of...