Six Sigma:

It is defined as a statistical concept that represents the amount of variation present relative to customer requirements or specifications. Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology pioneered by Motorola. The methodology uses process improvement methods, with an emphasis on statistics to achieve a quality level of better than 3.4 defects per million opportunities. Key elements are: the organizational structure, including the roles of Champion, Master Black Belts, Black Belts and Green Belts, and the DMAIC/DFSS structured problem solving approach. In its classical form, Six Sigma is a project based approach, tackling projects that will return $100,000+ savings and take several months.


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