CALL FOR PAPERS: ASQ Lean & Six Sigma Review (LSSR) Special Issue on Design for Six Sigma

Lean & Six Sigma Review is pleased to announce a special issue on “Design for Six Sigma,” in which we seek to publish articles that leverage DFSS in product design and business processes to confront the challenges for quality, reliability and robustness. DFSS has been successfully implemented in many organizations globally. This special issue aims to attract implementation of DFSS methodologies and share experiences amongst practitioners.

Subject Coverage: Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • DFSS application (case studies)
  • Selection and use of the tools and techniques of DFSS
  • Project selection in DFSS
  • Critical success factors of DFSS
  • Performance measurement for DFSS
  • Strategic aspects of DFSS
  • Role of leadership in DFSS
  • Best practice of DFSS

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are refereed through a double blind process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the ASQ LSSR web-page:

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission (e-mail): 1 March 2022
  • Communication of Results (e-mail): 31 March 2022
  • Final Manuscript submission (e-mail): 31 May 2022
  • Publication: November, 2022

All submissions should be sent to:
Valerie Ellifson
Manuscript Coordinator, ASQ
(Phone: 800-248-1946)

with an e-mail copy to:

Mary Beth Soloy