Breakthrough Improvement with QI Macros and Excel®: Finding the Invisible Low-Hanging Fruit

by: Jay Arthur


Abstract: Breakthrough Improvement with QI Macros and Excel®: Finding the Invisible Low-Hanging Fruit reveals proven techniques for identifying and analyzing data that will lead to immediate results. This practical guide focuses on using Excel, one of the most widely used software packages, to drive improvement—no need to rely on expensive training in a new methodology. Free video training and a 90-day trial version of QI Macros for Excel can be found at www.qimacros.com/breakthrough. Links to YouTube videos for each chapter of the book can be found at www.breakthrough-improvement-excel.com. The combination of the book, software, and video training will provide you with the tools you need to eliminate the three silent killers of productivity: delay, defects, and deviation. You'll make and sustain breakthrough improvements that will catapult your business ahead of the competition.
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Title: Breakthrough Improvement with QI Macros and Excel®: Finding the Invisible Low-Hanging Fruit

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2014 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071822831

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Jay Arthur The KnowWare Man, teaches individuals and organizations how to solve problems involving delay, defects, and deviation in one day using Excel and the QI Macros. He is the author of Lean Six Sigma Demystified and Lean Six Sigma for Hospitals. Mr. Arthur also created the QI Macros SPC software for Excel, which is used by more than 3,000 hospitals. Using the Magnificent Seven Tools, he helped one hospital system save $5 million a year in denied charges and a telecom company save $3 million a year caused by order errors.

Description: Breakthrough Improvement with QI Macros and Excel®: Finding the Invisible Low-Hanging Fruit reveals proven techniques for identifying and analyzing data that will lead to immediate results. This practical guide focuses on using Excel, one of the most widely used software packages, to drive improvement—no need to rely on expensive training in a new methodology. Free video training and a 90-day trial version of QI Macros for Excel can be found at www.qimacros.com/breakthrough. Links to YouTube videos for each chapter of the book can be found at www.breakthrough-improvement-excel.com. The combination of the book, software, and video training will provide you with the tools you need to eliminate the three silent killers of productivity: delay, defects, and deviation. You'll make and sustain breakthrough improvements that will catapult your business ahead of the competition.