Implementation Of Six Sigma Practices

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Implementation of Six Sigma throughout 3M worldwide, presents extensive benefits to the organization. The most important element is the initiative is supported and motivated beginning with the CEO. (Schroeder, R., & Goldstein, S; 2013) the top five benefits are:

• Constant improvements to all areas and processes worldwide,
• Conduct work on the most important projects that will increase sales, cash flow while satisfying customers,
• The Six Sigma practices and methodologies of one system strengthen communications, information sharing, acceleration of projects and completion dates, implementing accurate current data information, subsequently useable historically in the future.
• Above all stakeholders, worldwide employees, shareholders and customers benefit.

Costs associated for 3M implementing Six Sigma accumulate first establishing time for training and retaining Black Belts, which includes all the executives, then training of managers and employees. These costs will be measured against the results of implementing Six Sigma. Next, the Super Y’s of improving process outputs, conducting continuous improvements and entitlements for true potential of successes and opportunities.

Furthermore, risks, most significantly are external from the economic environment of global markets ensuring timely deliveries of products to global markets. Control planning in spite of disruptions will be monitored and maintained enabling the addition of Six Sigma…

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