Is Six Sigma Enough? (To Improve the Quality Level of an Organization...)


 
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Is Six Sigma Enough? (To Improve the Quality Level of an Organization...)
MARIO ALVARADO, Teacher, Costa Rica, Member
In order to improve a process, or to get a new standard or higher quality level in an organization, is 6 Sigma a good approach?
My partners say that 6 Sigma is just for solving actual problems (d=define a problem), but it's not the best way to improve.
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6 Sigma or Kaizen
Jens Folke, Consultant, Denmark, Member
Your colleagues have a very narrow perspective of Six Sigma. After improving the process i-stage) a control-plan is needed, and that involves Kaizen a...Sign up
 

 
It Depends...
Matthias Bittrich, Business Consultant, Germany, Member
It depends on the level of pain.
Is it sufficient to close gaps of customer-experiences (see:
 

 
Is 6 Sigma Always a 3-6 Months Project?
Jens Folke, Consultant, Denmark, Member
I also see the use of the DMAIC model in a Kaizen event, i.e. one stage plan of 2-6 weeks duration, not always a project.
Using Prince2 for the...Sign up
 

 
6 Sigma and / or Kaizen
pankaj negandhi, Consultant, India, Member
6 sigma is an organisational approach to satisfy customer needs, expectations and customer delight. It is a approach to look for perfection in ...Sign up
 

 
Other tools may supplement
pankaj negandhi, Consultant, India, Member
Organisation productivity depends upon change management and one of the tools is 6 sigma.
Kaizen would give quick result for rejection reduction...Sign up
 

 
Try a Lean Six Sigma Approach
Michael Jensen, Student (MBA), United States, Member
@Jens Folke: I agree that your colleagues have a narrow perspective. While Six Sigma is a proven methodology, if it ...Sign up
 

 
6 Sigma is a Systematic Way, not Focusing Enough on Improving Efficiency
zhang, mechanics, China, Member
I agree with you. 6 sigma is not efficient for improving efficiency. 6 sigma is a system and work approach for problem solving. It includes using many...Sign up
 

 
Six Sigma is One Method Out of Many Possibilities
Matthias Bittrich, Business Consultant, Germany, Member
@Yuqin: Six Sigma offers a wide range of methods, from scamper over fishbone up to 5 Why root cause analysis. On th...Sign up
 

 
Is Six Sigma Enough to Improve Quality
Maharaja Himandu Upadhyay, Manager, India, Member
Basically Six Sigma does not improve a process automatically. It provides various structured method to identify an issue and quantify it.
And aft...Sign up
 

 
Reaching Minds is Essential in Quality Improvement
Matthias Bittrich, Business Consultant, Germany, Member
@Maharaja Himandu Upadhyay: (Lean) Six Sigma is a suitcase of methods.
All for nothing, if you do not have so...Sign up
 

 
 


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