1. What is Six Sigma? There is a business notion that is related to this aspect in quality

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1. What is Six Sigma? There is a business notion that is related to this aspect in quality achievement called the Six Sigma. Bruce (2002), defined it as “A term used is statistics to represent standard deviation, an indicator of the degree of variation in a set of measurements or a process.” (p. 182) It cannot be readily said which organizations in industrial laundry follow the Six Sigma, but it can be inferred that most of them execute such technique. In Sex Sigma, the general rule is that the defect or mistake done in a product or service must not exceed 3.4 standard deviation. That is 3.4 defects per million opportunities. (Bruce, 2002, p. 2) Six Sigma is a set of tools, processes and techniques that aid in the improvement of any…show more content…
2. The Advantages of Six Sigma? A. Efficient Use of Time Time is very much important in any business organization. Waste in time is waste in resources, whether this would be about the waste in the skills and talents of the workers or the waste in the materials used in the manufacturing of products. Almost all companies want to achieve to get the perfect product or service, or at least a product or service that is able to satisfy the requirements of quality. Hence, attainment of this should be done at the least time of possible to prevent the loss and waste of valuable resources. According to Fursule et al (2012), “…using explicit challenging goals in Six Sigma projects can increase the magnitude improvements , reduce performance variability of the projects, and increase employees’ improvement efforts and commitment to quality.” (p. 6) Hence, the efficiency time could be achieved because the workers would be committed in giving out the best quality of product and service just on the first attempt. Hence, there is savings in time, in which the extra time can be allotted to more production. B. Reduction of Costs Because time is saved and used efficiently as much as possible, there is also the considerable savings on costs. It should be noted that costs incurred in any business organization come from the operations of the business, maintenance, and most of all, the production of the products and service. Hence, when all of these are
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