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 new Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. Mark is also the VP of Innovation and Improvement Services for KaiNexus.