Six Sigma Methodology

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This research is done by Mahesh S Raisinghani, Hung Ette, Roger Pierce, Glory Canon, and Prathima Daripaly on 2005. The title for this research is the concepts, tools, and applications of six sigma. In this research, six sigma methodology was the model that used to investigate how six sigma can relates to some of the quality initiatives in industry. The quality initiatives here means the quality of the products which the supply chain management focused. This six sigma methodology was introduced by Motorola company in many years ago where they facing some of the problems, reduction in productivity and so the business profit due to the cost of non-quality for their products. In this dilemma that occurred in Motorola, they were more than 2600…show more content…
It requires the extensive training on the talented people in the organization as this six sigma method is quite complex as compared to other quality management activities. The research showed that employees who trained with six sigma have showed a good ability in solving problem and achieve the best results in their daily performance. The method they used to tackle each problem is taken from a standard methodology but is tailored for each different project assigned in hand. This six sigma significantly not only make the process more robust which increase the newness of the parts but less likely to subject to make errors in the process. From here, it can be said that this six sigma methodology is suitable for the manufacturing organization especially in supply chain management as they need to ensure that the process in delivering the final goods to customers is as good as well in order to satisfy consumers’ needs and…show more content…
(Mahesh S Raisinghani, concepts, tools, and application of six sigma, 2005)The goal of six sigma is to reduce defects and this reduction of defective items yield higher customers satisfaction and finally increase business net income as well in Motorola. The application of six sigma help the Allied Signal in cost saving about millions as the six sigma was accounted for dramatic defects reduction and improvement in redesign of new processes. This six sigma also able to improve Allied Signal’s bottom lines and processes as the six sigma allow the employees to deal with these qualitative measurement and design a new management method for their own procedures and process in manufacturing organization. For General Electric company, the investment in six sigma for their company generated over $750 million cost saving in their operations. The implication of six sigma also enable them to have a new plant online by annually and enhance their performance in the productivity from year to year. Our Lady of Lourdes as a medical centre that implement six sigma program as a method to achieve quality and process improvements enable them to have a proper and detailed of procedure in improving the bed availability in their hospital. This means that six sigma allow the management team to
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