Basics Of Sixsigma – Its Tools and Techniques

  • Six Sigma is about PROCESS IMPROVEMENT, emphasizes on the achieving the six-sigma performance and the use of quantitative techniques to measure the actual performance of process
  • Six Sigma is a methodology to manage process variations causing defects, defined as unacceptable deviation managing from the mean or target; and to systematically work towards variation to eliminate defects
  • Six Sigma is usually related to the magic number of 3.4 defects per million opportunities
  • Obtains an efficiency of Process ┬áto 99.9997%

Why 6 Sigma?

Six Sigma delivers

  • business excellence
  • improves profits
  • delights customers
  • higher customer satisfaction
  • superior profits by dramatically improving every process in an enterprise from financial to operational to production.

Why the Name Six sigma

  • The figure of six was arrived statistically by looking at the current average maturity of most business enterprises
  • Sigma is a statistical term that measures process deviation from process mean or target.
  • Mean is also referred to as average in common language

Six Sigma Terminologies

Six Sigma has some unique terminology associated with it

  1. Champions
  2. Green Belts
  3. Black Belts
  4. Master Black Belts
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