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The Fake Manager with just an MBA degree

The Real Manager

I have huge respect for someone who has a deep knowledge technically in addition to a passion for managing a project. I respect managers of this kind. Back in 2008, I worked for someone who was a Software Architect before and who had become a project manager because of his interest in managing a project and team. It was the most amazing phase of my career and I loved working with such types. Continue reading The Fake Manager with just an MBA degree

Six Sigma Humor, Jokes and Funny Facts

These are a collection of Six Sigma humor from various sources. Though described as a joke, the morals are plain facts.

Humor based Fact #1:

A shepherd was herding his flock in a remote pasture when suddenly a flashy car advanced out of the dust towards him. The driver, a young man in an expensive suit, classy shoes, and a professional tie, leaned out the window and asked the shepherd, “If I tell you exactly how many sheep you have in your flock, will you give me one?” Continue reading Six Sigma Humor, Jokes and Funny Facts

Six Sigma is a sheer gimmick

Talks about Processes and methodology begins where innovation and creativity ends.

Six Sigma especially tries to quantify everything while qualifying nothing. And it miserably fails in any department where a little bit of innovation and creativity is needed (not just wanted). A fortune article (Jan. 22, 2001) stated that “of 58 large companies that have announced Six Sigma programs, 91 percent have trailed the S&P500 since”. That is a huge number of failure exclusively by force-fitting such redundant processes into a highly creative and technical organization. Continue reading Six Sigma is a sheer gimmick