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Six Sigma in the Construction Industry

Six-Sigma is a quality management methodology that focuses on improving quality by utilizing quantitative approaches to identify and eliminate defects in processes (Pheng & Hui, 2004). 772 more words

Could Six Sigma have more harmed than helped?

I started my career in the heyday of Total Quality Management (TQM) in France, beginning of the 1980’s and witnessed over the following years how the TQM trainings and deployments built a quality-aware culture in the companies and spread to everyday’s life. 837 more words

Operational Excellence

Six Sigma may Reduce the Approximately 700 Deaths Per Day that Occur as a Result of Medical Errors

Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. It is a process improvement tool that is generally used in factories and businesses, but it is becoming increasingly popular in the healthcare industry. 418 more words

Healthcare

Some important Six Sigma concepts you need to know

One of the best processes improvement methodologies today is Six Sigma, due to its defects removing approach. Today, companies from multiple nations and industries are working under this model, having amazing results and increasing their production effectiveness. 818 more words

Logistics

Understanding The True Meaning of Six Sigma

Let’s say you want to improve your business and have better results and let’s suppose you have heard about something called Six Sigma that can help you. 793 more words

David Kiger

Getting Back to the Basics

Can anyone tell me what is wrong with this picture? Exactly! As my daughter would say, “It looks like a hot mess!!” Oh yeah!  By the way, this equipment is has broken down. 1,171 more words

5S

Continuous improvement in continuous improvement.

Take a minute and think back, when did you learn continuous improvement? When was the first time you thought a bit about it and started to develop a system and method to drive continuous improvement? 552 more words

Continuous Improvement