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Don’t Design the Experiment Until You Research the Process 14 June 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 5544
The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy 03 March 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 5265
Not Another Toyota Article! 10 February 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 5548
Statistical Correlation Does Not Always Prove Cause 13 January 2011 Written by Steven Ouellette 9410
Embracing Your Inner Geek 04 November 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 6920
Making Decisions in a Non-Normal World 10 October 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 5625
(Sample) Size Matters 09 September 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 5355
The Omnipotence of Random Sampling Distributions 30 August 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 5479
Know the Process Before Altering Its Specifications 21 June 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 5192
Destructive Gauges and Measurement System Analysis 11 May 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 6596
Performing a Long-Term MSA Study 23 March 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 5580
Performing a Short-Term MSA Study 09 February 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 6766
The Mystery Measurement Theatre 14 January 2010 Written by Steven Ouellette 7247
Letting You In on a Little Secret (MSA) 30 November 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 7911
You Might Be a Black Belt If... 19 October 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 5272
Why Doesn’t SPC Work, Part 4 21 September 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 6221
Project Selection for DMAIC 20 April 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 5974
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 3 19 August 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 5732
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 2 21 July 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 7864
Why Doesn't SPC Work? Part 1 22 June 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 8526
Last Things First 15 May 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 5542
New Year's Resolution 17 February 2009 Written by Steven Ouellette 6139
Six Sigma in Hard Economic Times 17 December 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 5545
Acceptable Losses? 12 November 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 6037
Psst, hey buddy! Wanna fix? 22 October 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 5591
No News is Not Good News 20 August 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 6310
Keeping It Real 18 June 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 5432
Will Google Earn a Black Belt? 16 July 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 7021
Six Sigma and the Corner Office 21 May 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 6165
Show Me The Money 16 April 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 5811
Homoscedasticity 20 March 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 8156
Was it Colder in Grandpa's Day? 21 December 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 9996
ANOVA by any other name 18 January 2008 Written by Steven Ouellette 8919
Sample Size 21 November 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 10295
Measurement System Analysis 16 October 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 12113
Measurement Levels 17 September 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 12554
Measurements Part 3 17 August 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 11343
Measurements Part 2 20 July 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 10538
Measurements Part 1 17 June 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 7071
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #2 18 February 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 6982
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #3 18 January 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 7148
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #4 18 December 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 7299
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #5 17 November 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 5196
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #6 17 October 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 6503
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #7 17 September 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 6263
Top Ten Stupid six sigma Tricks #8 17 August 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 6096
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Trick #9 17 July 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 6372
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks, #10 17 June 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 7437
Top Ten Stupid Six Sigma Tricks #1 17 March 2007 Written by Steven Ouellette 14248
Dogma and Definition 17 May 2006 Written by Steven Ouellette 10169

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News Flash

Six Sigma's lead instructor Steven Ouellette wrote an article with Dr. Jeffrey Luftig on "The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business."

 


 

Six Sigma Online's lead instructor Steven Ouellette was profiled in the June 2008 issue of Quality Digest magazine. If you want to learn more about Steve's peculiar view of the world, as well as what he studied for a year in Europe, read the profile online.

 

 

 

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