NBC’s “30 Rock” ended its broadcast run on Thursday and the show left us with a few last Six Sigma jokes, including the “Wheel of Domination” that includes not only vertical integration, but also horizontal integration, AND diagonal integration… diversification and something called “ificationication.”
Here’s a clip where Jack Donaghy describes how the wheel makes you into a perfect company:
Salon.com has more of the text from the wheel. Read more.
In a later scene Donaghy said: “Every problem can be solved. As Six Sigma taught me: Analyze, Strategize, Succeed… A-S-S”
From past seasons:
We’ll miss you, 30 Rock.
About LeanBlog.org: Mark Graban is a consultant, author, and speaker in the “lean healthcare” methodology. Mark is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. Mark is also the VP of Customer Success for the technology company KaiNexus. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.