Articles by Dr. Sophronia Ward

Brain Teasers: Can Design Processes be Improved?

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser. The brain teasers presented here are based on real-world situations encountered by workers in manufacturing environments.
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Brain Teasers: Freezing Over

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser. The brain teasers presented here are based on real-world situations encountered by workers in manufacturing environments. The brain teasers have three parts: (1) the situation, (2) available data or other supporting information and (3) questions that various workers need answered for continual improvement.
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Brain Teasers: Perfectly Smooth

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser.
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Brain Teasers: Yield Confusion

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser.
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Brain Teasers: A Manager's Challenge: Investigating Cause

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser
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Brain Teasers: The Same, But Different

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser
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Brain Teasers: From Manual to Automated

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser.
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Brain Teasers: If the Key Fits, Use It

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser.
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Brain Teasers: Leaky Seals

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser. The brain teasers presented here are based on real-world situations encountered by workers in manufacturing environments. The brain teasers have three parts: (1) the situation, (2) available data or other supporting information and (3) questions that various workers need answered for continual improvement. Recommended solutions follow in the next issue and on the Web at Quality Online (www.qualitymag.com).


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Brain Teasers: Collapsing Tents

By Dr. Sophronia Ward
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Anyone who has faced a production problem with a need to solve it by using production data can relate to the notion of a brain teaser. The brain teasers presented here are based on real-world situations that are encountered by workers in manufacturing environments. The brain teasers have three parts: (1) the situation, (2) available data or other supporting information and (3) questions that various workers want answered for continual improvement. Recommended solutions follow in the next issue and on the Web at Quality Online (www.qualitymag.com).
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