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What is Six Sigma?

There is just an increasing amount of pressure on organizations to meet stringent quality and delivery specifications at lower prices. Generally, definitions of ‘quality’ have focused on conformance to standards, as organizations certain specified limits. Such definitions of quality assumed that if the organizations produced quality products and services, their performance standard was correct, irrespective Continue Reading »


                                                     SIX SIGMA Six sigma holds that any process outcomes that are within sixstandard deviations from the mean must be acceptable. (The Greek letter sigmais the traditional symbol for standard deviation in statistics.) Why SixSigma? For Motorola, theoriginator of Six Sigma, the answer to the question “Why Six Sigma?”was simple: survival. Motorola came to Six Sigma Continue Reading »