Pinnacle Partners Inc

Continual Improvement System
Pinnacle Partners East, LLC 3530 Talahi Drive Knoxville 37919 Knoxville,
Phone: (865) 310-2973


August 2, 2017

Why do we make Continual Improvement so hard?

Quality Brain Teasers, Real-World Challenges to Build Your Manufacturing Skills by Sophronia W. Ward, Ph.D. and Sheila R. Poling is a compilation of 20 Brain Teasers published in Quality Magazine between January 2000 and April 2002. All of the Brain Teasers were selected from the many real-world experiences that Dr. Ward encountered while working directly in her client’s manufacturing facilities.
Brain teasers on the Quality Magazine Website

August 2, 2017

Manufacturing Engineering Handbook “Chapter Contributor”

The new edition of this professional resource reveals how to optimize all aspects of the global manufacturing process to build the highest quality goods at the lowest price in the shortest possible time. How can one apply technical and business knowledge to develop a strategic plan that delivers increased productivity, quality, sustainability, reliability, agility, resilience,…
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July 6, 2017

Using Lean for Faster Six Sigma Results: A Synchronized Approach

Author(s): Mark A. Nash; Sheila R. Poling; Sophronia Ward, PhD Summary Lean? Six Sigma? or Lean Six Sigma? Which is the right approach for effective continuous improvement? While much has been written on merging Lean and Six Sigma initiatives, this is the first book to detail a logical alternative – a no-nonsense strategy for maintaining the best…
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