Mikel J. Harry (born: December 28, 1951; died: 25 April 2017) was an author and psychologist, who was credited for developing Six Sigma, along with Bill Smith. He was the Co-founder of Six Sigma. Harry was sometimes referred to as the 'father of Six Sigma'. One of his books, Six Sigma: The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the World’s Top Corporations (published by Crown Business, 2000) has been on the bestseller list of The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek and Amazon.com.
|Born||October 28, 1951 |
|Died||April 25, 2017 (aged 65)|
|Organization||Dr. Mikel J Harry Six Sigma Management Institute Inc.|
|Known for||Six Sigma|
|Children||Sabrena Harry, Melissa Fried|
- Mikel J. Harry; J. Ronald Lawson (1992). Six Sigma Producibility Analysis and Process Characterization. ISBN 9780201634129.
- Mikel J Harry; Jack Prins (1993). Six Sigma Metrics.
- The vision of six sigma: tools and methods for breakthrough. Sigma Pub. Co. 1994. ISBN 9780964355538.
- The Vision of Six Sigma: Tools and Methods for Breakthrough. Tri Star-Boze Publications. 1997.
- Mikel J Harry; Reigle Stewart (1988). Six Sigma Mechanical Design Tolerancing. Motorola University Press. ISBN 9781569460160.
- Mikel J. Harry; Richard Schroeder (2000). Six sigma: Prozesse optimieren, Null-Fehler-Qualität schaffen, Rendite radikal steigern. Campus-Verlag. ISBN 9783593365510.
- The Nature of Six Sigma Quality. Motorola University Press. 1988. ISBN 9781569460092.
- Six SIGMA. Six SIGMA. 2001.
- Mikel J. Harry; Don R. Linsenmann (2006). The Six Sigma Fieldbook: How Dupont Successfully Implemented the Six Sigma Breakthrough Management Strategy. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385504669.
- Mikel J Harry; Richard L. Hulbert; Christopher Jay Lacke; Ofelia C. De Hodgins, Prem S. Mann (2010). Practitioner's Guide to Statistics and Lean Six Sigma for Process Improvements. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118210215.
Awards & recognitionEdit
He passed away on 25 April 2017.
- "Grand-Daddy of Quality: Mikel Harry". GoLeanSixSigma. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
- "Control Charts: Keep It Simple". Qualityd Digest. December 18, 2018.
- "Meet the man who trained Jack Welch". Indiatimes.com. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
- "Steve Jobs – Yogananda Paramahansa Link Unraveled". siliconeer.com. June 9, 2018.
- "Six Sigma Pioneer Mikel Harry Dies at 65". Quality Digest. April 26, 2017.