SixSigmaCompanies.com is dedicated to providing information about the Six Sigma initiatives at Fortune 500 companies. The author is a Market Research professional currently working in the Six Sigma Consulting Industry. He has nearly 4 years experience tracking the evolution of Six Sigma in companies throughout the world.
Currently, over 40 percent of the Fortune 500 are using Six Sigma to some degree. Over the course of the next year SixSigmaCompanies.com will provide an overview of each company’s Six Sigma program, details on the benefits they are achieving, and relevant articles and links for further reading.
First a few definitions: Each company is defined within a deployment scope. One of the beauties of Six Sigma is that it can be tailored to the individual needs and strategy of a company. This facet has led to many different levels of deployment. Not all companies have followed the GE way – a corporate-driven, top-down approach. Some companies prefer to start out smaller and work their way up to a full scale deployment. The following definitions are used classify the current deployment scope of each company:
You can read all of the SixSigmaCompanies.com articles by viewing Michael Marx’s articles list.