Motorola Hong Kong, an IC manufacturer, use a team approach to improve the quality, cycle time, and yield of IC's. An Eight-Disciplines (8-D) process methodology developed by Ford Motor Co. is used by Motorola to gain significant improvements and had been used to successfully solve over 100 problems within a three year period in the early 90's. To support the 8-D process Motorola had documented formal procedures on implementation, and provided participants with five days training in the use of ...

BPIR Categories

14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
9.3.4 Create & deploy teams
5.5.3 Improve process/product performance
13.1 Develop and manage supplier/customer partnerships

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