It sounds like you’re in a company that wants to embrace Six Sigma to improve the bottom line, but several barriers exist. The way it sounds to me, there are three underlying problems that need to be addressed:
Management Communication – Management should regularly communicate the need for a continuously improving organization, and tha…[Read more]
The Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) problem solving process can be applied to any type of process improvement project in your company. This approach starts with voice of the customer and performing an assessment of your critical business processes. It ends with the maintaining your improvements in the…[Read more]
In establishing control chart limits, the practitioner should always refer back to the basic intent of control charting, that is, to detect significant, non-random changes in the etablished inherent and acceptable variations of a process.
Thus, the practitioner’s knowledge of the process and the sources of the process’s inherent variati…[Read more]