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Accession Number ADA574069
Title Lean Six Sigma Analysis of Student In-Processing.
Publication Date Dec 2012
Media Count 89p
Personal Author P. D. Clary R. A. Tuten
Abstract The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is a top-tier research university that provides mid-grade officers from the Navy, Army, Air-Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, as well as DoD civilians and foreign partners, the opportunity to study full-time in pursuit of a master's degree. The education gained improves the performance of military officers, which provides for better defense of our nation. The student inprocessing method currently in use is confusing, time-consuming, and wasteful of school and service resources. There is little coordination between the different military branches and the school concerning school-specific and service-exclusive check-in requirements. With little oversight or synchronization, bottlenecks form at several locations within the process, creating poor resource utilization and frustration on the part of the school, service, student, and the student's family. The primary goal of this project is to study and provide recommendations for improving the student inprocessing method at NPS using the Lean Six Sigma methodology.
Keywords Administrative personnel
Change recommendations
Dmaic(Define measure analyze improve control)
Family members
Graduate education
Lack of oversight
Lean six-sigma
Long wait lines
Military forces(United states)
Naval postgraduate school
Office personnel
Officer personnel
Organizational change
Organizational realignment
Process improvement
Records management
School administration
Stakeholder analysis
Student inprocessing method

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 70B - Management Practice
92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. Graduate School of Business and Public Policy.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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