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Vishwadeep Khatri

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  1. Q 288. What are the various approaches that can be used to serve the purpose of CTQ Drilldown? Answers with examples will be preferred. 

     

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  2. Q 287. What is IPO-FAT tool and how can it be used for identifying or prioritizing projects for Lean Six Sigma execution? 

     

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  3. This question had four parts - 

    • Why is Multicollinearity a problem? - Saurabh, Asif and Kanak have answered this
    • How is it detected? - Sourabh, Aritra, Asif and Kanak have answered this
    • What is the right course of action when it is found - Aritra, Asif and Kanak have answered this
    • Example - Sourabh, Aritra, Asif and Kanak have provided this

    Mohd Asif is the winner today, having responded to all parts of the question correctly.

     

    One must go through Sourabh's answer to see types and examples, Aritra's answer to see a good example and action options, Kanak's answer for courses of action and a very good worked out example.

     

    Do go though the response by Benchmark Expert Venugopal. His response covers everything very well. 


  4. Q 286. Why is multicollinearity a problem? How is it detected? What is the right course of action when it is found? Explain with an example.

     

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  5. Q 285. What is an "Andon"? Describe some varied applications of Andon Systems.

     

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  6. Q 284. Seven service disciplines are shown in Queueing Theory at Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queueing_theory. Starting with FIFO, and ending with "shortest remaining processing time", each of these disciplines serve a purpose. Provide specific examples where these seven service disciplines could be of use.

     

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  7. Q 283. Venn Diagrams represent how groups relate to each other. How can Venn Diagrams be used in problem solving? Explain with example(s)

     

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  8. Q 282. Heijunka is the solution for Mura (unevenness or irregularities). What is Heijunka and what are some of the ways in which it could be implemented? 

     

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  9. Q 281. Design thinking makes use of divergent and convergent thinking. Explain how these two type of thinking are utilized with the help of an example. 

     

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  10. Congratulations to all whose answers are published! We could not select a winner from today as published answers do not have an example which was an expectation from a winnning response. 

     

    If you had replied but your response is not published, it is most likely that your response did not pass the plagiarism check. In case you want to know how do we carry out plagiarism check, please connnect with me and I will be happy to show the process. 

    Please go through the case study by Benchmark Expert Venugopal. 


  11. Q 280. Creative Thinking using Six DeBono Hats is one of the ways a team could generate robust solutions. Explain the advantages of using this method over traditional brainstorming. Explanation with an example will be preferred.

     

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  12. Q 279. The recent pandemic has brought a big change in our lives. Human reactions to this change follow Kubler Ross curve. What is this curve and what are the learnings for the organizations?

     

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  13. Q 278. In a perfect world, a manufacturing unit will have an Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of 100%. What are the components of OEE and why is it not possible to achieve a perfect OEE of 100%?

     

     

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  14. Q 277. Visual Factory is a lean concept that is used to communicate information in an organization. What type of information should be communicated using visual factory? What are some of the common tools used in a visual factory?

     

     

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  15. Q 276. Nelson Rules - Generally, a process is said to be stable if none of the observations are outside the control limits. (Calculators for control limits can be seen at https://www.benchmarksixsigma.com/calculators/)

    However, Nelson rules could help us identify special causes even in such a seemingly stable process. What are these Nelson Rules? Highlight areas / processes where all tests as per Nelson Rules should be carried out.

     

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  16. Q 275. Project goals have to be SMART and A in it stands for achievable. While the causes and solutions are unknown in initial phases of a Lean Six Sigma project, we expect the goal to be achievable. How can this dilemma be addressed?

     

     

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  17. Q 274. Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a popular technique to launch innovations in the market. What is an MVP? Provide some examples of popular products that were launched using MVP but enhanced later.

     

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  18. Q 273. In addition to its intended utilization in New Product Development, QFD has been helpful in some other ways. What are some of the ways in which QFD (and its derived methods) has been utilized?

     

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  19. Q 272. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted all the 3 wastes - Muda, Muri and Mura - in the healthcare sector across countries. What are these wastes and how can the healthcare sector address these wastes?

     

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  20. Q 271. What is a residual in Regression? Why is it important to analyze the residuals before assessing the goodness of a Regression Model? What does it mean if Residuals are non normal or non random?

     

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  21. Q 270. Distinguish Critical Path Method from Critical Chain Method. How does Critical Chain method relate with Theory of Constraints or with Lean Management practices?

     

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  22. Q 269. Brooks's Law states that adding people to a delayed software project delays it further instead of making it faster. Explain whether and how Brooks's law applies to delayed Lean Six Sigma projects.

     

     

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