How Six Sigma And Its Effects On The Quality Of Their Products

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Many business organizations today are looking for the best strategies to improve the quality of their products. Six Sigma is a methodology that provides a process to measure quality using a data-driven process (iSixSigma). This framework can be adapted for use in any industry to produce near perfect quality products or service. In addition to the methodologies Six Sigma has certifications or belts that include White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt. There are 2 sub-methodologies that are used in the Six Sigma process, the DMAIC (Define, measure, Analyze, improve, control) and DMADV (define, measure, analyze, design, verify) (iSixSigma). Six Sigma was developed by Motorola in 1986 as a way to improve the quality in the manufacturing process (Investopedia). In 1995 General Electric was an early adopter when it successfully implemented Six Sigma; in the first five years General Electric estimated the benefits at $10 billion (iSixSigma).
Six Sigma, is a management process that focuses on setting extremely high quality standards; followed by the collection data related to the process and finally analyzing the collected data to find solution to reduce defects in products or services (Rouse, M., Calloway). This Philosophy of Six Sigma simple, if you can count the number of defects in a process, you can determine how to eliminate those defects (Rouse, M., Calloway). The standard for achieving Six Sigma is less 3.4 defects per million (Rouse,
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