Looking for ways to reduce defects, reduce variation and improve quality of your products or services? Six Sigma may be what you are looking for. Six Sigma is a systematic, measurement-based methodology that focuses on process improvement and variation reduction through the identification and removal of the causes of defects and errors. Discover how Six Sigma can help your organization to eliminate variability and defects which undermine product and service quality.
DMAIC – Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control Methodology
Six Sigma (also written as 6 Sigma, 6 σ ) is a systematic, measurement-based methodology that focuses on process improvement and variation reduction through the identification and removal of the causes of defects and errors. By eliminating variability and defects which undermine product and service quality, Six Sigma can bring about vast improvements in performance, profits,employee morale, quality of products and services and customer confidence. At the core of the Six Sigma methodology is the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) model.
Six Sigma FAQ
What are the Benefits of Six Sigma?
Improves quality – reduces defects and errors
Improves reliability of products and processes
Reduces cost of operations
Improves capacity and output
Improves customer satisfaction
Is Six Sigma Only for Manufacturers?
While Six Sigma was first used by manufacturers such as Motorola and General Electric, its application is not limited to manufacturing. As long as there is a process, Six Sigma is applicable. It has been applied successfully in industries as diverse as:
Transport Service Providers
Banking & Finance
Public Service and Government
Does Six Sigma Require Too Many Resources to Implement?
The two most common objections to Six Sigma are “we don’t have the time,” and “we can’t afford it.” Doing Six Sigma right requires both time and some investment( training cost) but its benefits far outweigh the costs.
Once employees have adopted Six Sigma philosophy and learned the tools & techniques, it will continue to reap rewards for years to come. The benefits of a workforce that is able to use Six Sigma principles to improve quality and increase profitability far outweigh the initial training costs. After training is complete, your organization has hundreds of eyes to spot problems and hundreds of hands to solve them.
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