Saturday Fun: 30 Rock’s 6 Principles of 6 Sigma

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My blog has gotten a lot of traffic since Thursday as people search for “30 rock jack welch” after his “acting” appearance on the show and they're finding  this blog post from 2006.

I try to keep things light on the weekends here… I'm posting a picture that the NBC website has from an episode from 2008 or 2009 where Liz and Jack went to a GE Six Sigma event called “Retreat to Move Forward.”

The poster, below, shows the schedule for their Six Sigma retreat. Very funny stuff (hard to read in this picture). “DFSS in the age of DMAIC” as a breakout… “handshakefulness.”  Ha!

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. His latest book is Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. He also published the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.

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  1. […] is the way is skewers GE culture (such as its past mocking of Six Sigma – see here, here, and here). In the parallel universe of 30 Rock, GE has been acquired by KableTown, a company that’s a […]

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