Six Sigma is a methodology developed to power outstanding business performance through improving processes in order to reduce to defects.
In this short blog, Senior Consultant Marie-Clare Pedersen explains what Six Sigma is, what it involves and its benefits.
The term refers to a statistical standard of excellence for processes – no more than 3.4 defects per million opportunities. Most processes produce 6,000 or more. For businesses striving to excel in an increasingly competitive world, that’s simply not good enough.
The methodology operates within a defined organisational deployment structure. Personnel at various levels operate and lead the Six Sigma implementation programme.
Here is what a typical Lean Six Sigma programme involves: