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Why your company should consider Six Sigma?

Why your company should consider Six Sigma? That is a good question. The reason that this question is asked in so many different business settings is that we are all looking for improvement. Why not get a higher level of quality, production and service for your business if it is possible.

It is possible. The way to do this is finding out if implementing Six Sigma into your business management and methodology in order to create the improvement you are looking for.

The base that Six Sigma is calculated, tracked and understood is with the overall systematic approach of tracking data. That data tracking helps to evaluate and improve the management process that is used in many different functioning processes of management.

One reason that many companies have looked at and will continue to look at the Six Sigma methodology is because there is the improvement that has occurred for many larger businesses. This history started with the designers of the methodology, which was created for Motorola.

Motorola was looking for a systematical process that would eliminate the defects that occur from the nonconformity of the products ore services that do not meet necessary specifications.

They were looking to increase the quality of their process and products. While minimizing the variation of process outputs, that would occur in other processes. Finally resulting in the achievement of meeting their goals.

So is the base of this Six Sigma methodology. Well there are two main keys to the processes. They are DMAIC and DMADV. Those keys are the use of these factors to complete and reach their goals. Here is the spelling out of these keys.

1. Define the goals. That needs to meet the customer's demands, the expectations of the business, and the improvement for success.
2. Measure the way the process that is being currently used is working for the business.
3. Analyze the different relationship factors that are resulting in the overall production, customer service etc.
4. Finally, look at the control that will need to occur in order to prevent defects, problems, or inconsistencies. Then use the control necessary to make those changes occur.

In order to make this work for your business, it is key to use necessary consistency, data tracking and the slow implementation of the methodology plan.

If you want to take a look at some of the other large companies that have implemented the Six Sigma process and have found great success by doing so check out these.

Bank of America
Honeywell International
Allied Signal
Merrill Lynch

There have been others as well. However, if you want to look at the overall success of these businesses you can simply check out their success online through their sites. There have been some retail businesses that have had a more mixed success in the use of Six Sigma. However the main thing that will prove whether Six Sigma will work for your business or not, will simply be the dedication that you use in the implementation.

There are some off shoots of Six Sigma that have been found to work for many businesses also. Therefore, if you try Six Sigma, and find that the result you were looking for was not reached. Then you can try some variation in the process to find a methodology that will work at a higher level of success for your business.

This is just some of the basic information that will help you to know why Six Sigma could work for your company. Doing some further checking in the reasonable cost, ease of use, and overall reaching of goals, can also offer up reason for the overall change in management and process.

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