Six Sigma For Dummies

Author: Craig Gygi,Bruce Williams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118120353

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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The fast and easy way to understand and implement Six Sigma The world's largest and most profitable companies—including the likes of GE, Bank of America, Honeywell, DuPont, Samsung, Starwood Hotels, Bechtel, and Motorola—have used Six Sigma to achieve breathtaking improvements in business performance, in everything from products to processes to complex systems and even in work environments. Over the past decade, over $100 billion in bottom-line performance has been achieved through corporate Six Sigma programs. Yet, despite its astounding effectiveness, few outside of the community of Six Sigma practitioners know what Six Sigma is all about. With this book, Six Sigma is revealed to everyone. You might be in a company that's already implemented Six Sigma, or your organization may be considering it. You may be a student who wants to learn how it works, or you might be a seasoned business professional who needs to get up to speed. In any case, this updated edition of Six Sigma For Dummies is the most straightforward, non-intimidating guide on the market. New and updated material, including real-world examples What Six Sigma is all about and how it works The benefits of Six Sigma in organizations and businesses The powerful "DMAIC" problem-solving roadmap Yellow, Green and Black—how the Six Sigma "belt" system works How to select and utilize the right tools and technologies Speaking the language of Six Sigma; knowing the roles and responsibilities; and mastering the statistics skills and analytical methods Six Sigma For Dummies will become everyone's No. 1 resource for discovering and mastering the world's most famous and powerful improvement tool. Stephen Covey is spot-on when he says, "Six Sigma For Dummies is a book to be read by everyone."
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Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies

Author: Deborah Halverson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118092902

Category: Reference

Page: 384

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Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers? Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricks of the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book, from developing an idea to publication. Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authentic teen voice Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts How to break into the flourishing young adult market With the help of this step-by-step guide, you'll have all the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel.
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Golf For Dummies

Author: Gary McCord

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118027302

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

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The fun and easy way to get a grip on golf Golf For Dummies, 4th Edition, gives you all the latest information on the game, including updated expert advice on everything from improving fundamentals to mastering the game's mental aspects. With advice from professional Gary McCord, this expert guide gives you easy to follow instructions for hitting the ball farther and straighter, and hints on how to shave strokes off your game. Updated instructions on grips, stances, and swings The most current stars and best courses New tips from top players on how to improve your game Details on the latest golf equipment and technology Playing golf is fun-playing better is even more fun. With a little help from Golf For Dummies, 4th Edition, you'll have the time of your life whenever you hit the links.
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Dreamweaver CS6 For Dummies

Author: Janine Warner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111823135X

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Start creating websites that wow with Dreamweaver CS6! Powerful yet easy to master, Dreamweaver is the dominant professional web development tool. Web design expert Janine Warner has updated her bestselling Dreamweaver For Dummies guide for Dreamweaver CS6 and walks you through the essential steps to building the website you’ve always wanted. Both beginning and intermediate web developers will get the information they need from this easy-to-follow reference to Dreamweaver CS6. Dreamweaver is the gold standard for website development software; this book covers what both beginners and intermediate-level users need to know to develop sites for online commerce, education, customer service, and other uses Covers the basics, including customizing your workspace, setting up your site, creating pages, and publishing your site to the web Explains how to work with text, graphics, and links; manage and test your site; add audio, video, and Flash files; build dynamic sites; connect to a database; and more This new edition introduces CSS3 and shows how to create and edit CSS styles, save time with Dreamweaver templates, create HTML tables, add interactivity with behaviors, and show off with multimedia Delves into making HTML forms, creating AJAX features with Spry, and managing websites with InContext and Business Catalyst Web developers will find just what they need to channel their creative energy into effective, eye-catching websites with Dreamweaver CS6 For Dummies.
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TI-Nspire For Dummies

Author: Jeff McCalla,Steve Ouellette

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118075692

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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The updated guide to the newest graphing calculator from TexasInstruments The TI-Nspire graphing calculator is popular among high schooland college students as a valuable tool for calculus, AP calculus,and college-level algebra courses. Its use is allowed on the majorcollege entrance exams. This book is a nuts-and-bolts guide toworking with the TI-Nspire, providing everything you need to get upand running and helping you get the most out of this high-poweredmath tool. Texas Instruments’ TI-Nspire graphing calculator isperfect for high school and college students in advanced algebraand calculus classes as well as students taking the SAT, PSAT, andACT exams This fully updated guide covers all enhancements to theTI-Nspire, including the touchpad and the updated software that canbe purchased along with the device Shows how to get maximum value from this versatile mathtool With updated screenshots and examples, TI-Nspire ForDummies provides practical, hands-on instruction to helpstudents make the most of this revolutionary graphingcalculator.
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Sony Alpha SLT-A65 / A77 For Dummies

Author: Robert Correll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118330404

Category: Photography

Page: 368

View: 8466

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Just what you need to get up and running with Sony's new flagship dSLRs The Sony a77, with its 24.3 megapixel sensor, full HD video capability, and translucent mirror system, is poised to be Sony's flagship dSLR camera. With many of the same features but at a lower price point, the a65 is the economy version. This guide will cover all the important steps for getting the most from either model. It shows how to set up the camera to get great shots immediately, explains all the controls and shooting modes, shows how to review images and make basic edits, and offers valuable advice on taking super photos using manual settings. Sony's new a65 and a77 dSLRs feature a huge megapixel sensor, HD video, generous ISO range, and the translucent mirror system unique to Sony This easy-to-follow guide helps you make the most of your investment with complete coverage of all the basic and advanced settings and shooting modes Covers shooting in auto mode, shooting HD video, and taking manual control over exposure, focus, and lighting Explains how to play back images and perform basic edits as well as how to manipulate flash, focus, and color to create top-quality photos With Sony a65/a77 For Dummies, bestselling photography author Robert Correll gives new Sony dSLR users confidence and helps them get everything they paid for in these exciting new Sony camera models.
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Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D For Dummies

Author: Julie Adair King,Robert Correll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118153022

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 6210

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The perfect guide to get you up and running with your new Canon dSLR camera The Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D is a popular dSLR camera for those moving up from point-and-shoot for the first time. This full-color guide explains all the buttons, dials, and menus, helping you understand your camera and start using all its features. Plenty of colorful photos from the author's portfolio illustrate what you can achieve. The book covers shooting in auto mode, using the onboard controls, working with Live View, and managing exposure, focus, color, and lighting. It also addresses specific shooting situations, how to get your images from the camera to the computer, and tips on editing and sharing your photos. Canon's Rebel T3/1100D is a popular starter camera for those moving from point-and-shoot to SLR; this book helps dSLR newcomers understand and use all the controls Covers using all the dials, menus, and modes; working with Live View and playback; dialing in exposure and managing lighting; and shooting in auto mode Explains how to get the best images in various situations Addresses how to get images from the camera to the computer, editing techniques, and how to print photos or post them online Full-color photos from the author's collection show what you can achieve Anyone moving up to dSLR photography with the Canon T3/1100D will gain skill and confidence from this easy-to-follow guide.
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BlackBerry For Dummies

Author: Robert Kao,Dante Sarigumba

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118153065

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 455

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Just what you need to know to take full advantage of your newBlackBerry smartphone The popular BlackBerry is used by millions of office workers andexecutives and has become an essential business tool. Now with aneven faster and more efficient 6.0 operating system, the newestBlackBerry devices have the potential to become pocket-sizedreplacements for the laptop. This fifth edition of the most popularBlackBerry guide explores all the features of the new BlackBerryand its upgraded OS. It covers setting up the device, organizing and managing yourappointments and to-do list, accessing the Internet, handlinge-mail, working with multimedia, synching your BlackBerry with yourdesktop, adding apps, and much more. The BlackBerry is the most popular handheld device for businessusers; an updated 6.0 operating system is being introduced for newmodels with an upgrade available for certain older models This edition of the popular BlackBerry guide covers the new OS,setting up your BlackBerry, organizing and managing your calendar,handling e-mail, and accessing the Internet Explores working with multimedia and taking great photos withyour BlackBerry Offers tips and shortcuts plus information about managing powerusage, synching your BlackBerry to your desktop, and takingadvantage of the expandable memory, as well as great apps you canadd Wise advice from BlackBerry experts makes this the guide youneed to get the most juice from your BlackBerry.
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Word 2013 For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118491300

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 3532

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This bestselling guide to Microsoft Word is the first and last word on Word 2013 It's a whole new Word, so jump right into this book and learn how to make the most of it. Bestselling For Dummies author Dan Gookin puts his usual fun and friendly candor back to work to show you how to navigate the new features of Word 2013. Completely in tune with the needs of the beginning user, Gookin explains how to use Word 2013 quickly and efficiently so that you can spend more time working on your projects and less time trying to figure it all out. Walks you through the capabilities of Word 2013 without weighing you down with unnecessary technical jargon Deciphers the user interface and shows you how to take advantage of the file formats Covers editing documents, working with text, using grammar and spelling tools, formatting, adding images and other design elements, and more Get the word on the latest Word with Word 2013 For Dummies!
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