Six Sigma Case Study

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Enlightening the bond between Leadership and Six Sigma

Polish or Perish

Amogh Vedantha Krishna Vijeth Venkataram Reddy

Halmstad University, Sweden. Masters in Mechanical Engineering


Purpose: Six Sigma is the leading quality tool consisting of strategic methodology to obtain high success rate. But in spite of its success there are certain things that undermine this tool in certain organizations. Is the suc-cess because of following the procedures perfectly? Are the higher level of management responsible for its success? Is it important to study the approach and procedures to successfully implement six sigma? This arti-cle comprises both theoretical and empirical data that implicates the
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The ways followed by some successful companies have always been a mystery. This article exposes a few steps and measures taken in order to maximize the benefits from six sigma. This article stresses on the leadership aspects which has to be followed and the importance of higher level of management in the process of six sigma. The effective measures that higher level of management should take in order to replicate the favorable outcome attained by organizations which have achieved a considerable amount of success in following the procedures and reaping fine …show more content…
These factors impact how profitable an organization is and whether or not consumer satisfaction with products or services is consistently maintained. The six sigma belt system, with each color denoting certified levels of expertise, is one of the pop-ular ways to further the learning, training, and quality improvement knowledge of employees in the workplace. Through training and carefully designed projects, employees can achieve certification levels referred to as Six Sigma Yellow, Green, Black, and Master Black belts. Professionals trained and certified in a specific category can undertake specified projects and responsibilities, and also have the opportunity to progress and achieve a higher ranking. It has to be understood that the individuals trained at different levels in the organization work in teams within the specified parameters denoted by the color or level of their belt training. Each individual has a specified and important set of responsibilities to contribute to improvement in the system, and therefore, also the organization as a