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What is SIX SIGMA ?

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Asked by Ganadhisha, 02 Jan '13 10:05 pm
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Its a natural gift...
Answered by vijay, 03 Jan '13 04:40 pm

 
  
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Six Sigma is a fact-based data driven disciplined methodology that is used to create breakthrough improvements in any business processes with a strong focus on customer needs. It is used to solve tough business problems when the root cause of the problem or the solution is not known. Six Sigma can be applied to any type of business be it manufacturing, service or transactional.

Six Sigma is a letter in the Greek alphabet used to denote the standard deviation of a process (standard deviation measures the variation or amount of spread about the process mean).

The "Six Sigma" term also refers to a philosophy, goal and/or methodology utilized to drive out waste and improve the quality, cost and time performance of any business. Six Sigma implementation is achieved through a series of successful projects. Process improvements and variation reduction are achieved through application of Six Sigma improvement projects, which in turn, are executed following either the DMAIC (Define, Mea ...more
Answered by iqbal seth, 03 Jan '13 07:22 am

 
  
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Industry standards for quality
Answered by dhirendra Singh, 02 Jan '13 10:15 pm

 
  
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Six Sigma is a management philosophy developed by Motorola that emphasizes setting extremely high objectives, collecting data, and analyzing results to a fine degree as a way to reduce defects in products and services. The Greek letter sigma is sometimes used to denote variation from a standard. The philosophy behind Six Sigma is that if you measure how many defects are in a process, you can figure out how to systematically eliminate them and get as close to perfection as possible. In order for a company to achieve Six Sigma, it cannot produce more than 3.4 defects per million opportunities, where an opportunity is defined as a chance for nonconformance.

There are two Six Sigma processes: Six Sigma DMAIC and Six Sigma DMADV, each term derived from the major steps in the process. Six Sigma DMAIC is a process that defines, measures, analyzes, improves, and controls existing processes that fall below the Six Sigma specification. Six Sigma DMADV defines, measures, analyzes, designs, and ...more
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 02 Jan '13 10:13 pm

 
  
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Six sigma is 0.000001 % error
Answered by kundan kate, 02 Jan '13 10:13 pm

 
  
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