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Articles of Interest

In this section, we provide interesting articles about various Shainin technologies:

This study Illustrates:  Automotive Industry’s View of the Current State of Quality and a Strategic Path Forward.
“OEMs and Suppliers both identify Problem Solving is their #1 most critical issue.” 

Developing Effective Red X® Problem Solvers

Red X® problem solving is a skill that needs to be learned and developed. As with any skill, students must pass through four phases of competence before they are fully developed. We all start out Unconsciously Incompetent: we don’t know [...]

Shainin Symposium 2017

On Thursday the 16th of November 2017, the Shainin Symposium for Europe and Asia was held in Munich Germany. Guests from 15 different countries attended the Symposium to address the subject “Complex-Technical-Problem-Solving” and to celebrate the 70th anniversary of [...]

How Lean is your Six Sigma Program

Combining Lean and Six Sigma has become extremely popular. Everywhere I turn, Six Sigma programs have morphed into Lean Six Sigma. Lean Six Sigma is designed to combine business improvement methods to improve quality and efficiency. Lean production emphasizes the elimination of [...]

Shainin and Six Sigma

We are often asked to describe the difference between Shainin and Six Sigma. That question is more than it is. Shainin has developed standalone programs to help our clients achieve their Six Sigma goals. In other instances, Shainin technology has greatly enhanced [...]

Refining the Art of Asking Why

Many companies which have successful Lean Manufacturing programs, use a 5 Interrogative approach for technical problem solving. By the end of the year, the result is a "problem". This can be a very powerful way of doing it. However, there are two [...]

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