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Six Sigma: hints from practice to overcome difficulties

Author
Grima, P.; Marco-Almagro, L.; Sandrine, S.; Tort-Martorell, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Total quality management and business excellence
Date of publication
2014
Volume
25
Number
3-4
First page
198
Last page
208
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/14783363.2013.825101 Open in new window
URL
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/vkQY3dMCfzi77ZGPs4IM/full#.UxSiBPl5ORZ Open in new window
Abstract
Six Sigma has proven to be a powerful system for improving quality and productivity. However, the successful implementation of the methodology is not simple, and it is therefore normal – especially in the early phases – to experience problems that may impede taking full advantage of the methodology. We have grouped some of the most frequent ones into four main areas: implementation and organisational aspects, adherence to DMAIC methodology, tools and statistical techniques and implementation...
Keywords
Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, data quality, improvement methods, industrial statistics
Group of research
ADBD - Analysis of Complex Data for Business Decisions

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