Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Smart Structures, School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Australia. His research interests cover Industry 4.0, Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Engineering Materials and Structures (Metals and Composites), Multi-scale Modelling of Materials and Structures, Metal Forming and Metal Surface Treatment.
Abstract—Six Sigma is an approach that improves quality by analyzing data with statistics. In recent years there has been a significant increase in the use and development of the Six Sigma Approach This paper reviews some related literatures to describe application, benefits and scope. Understanding of the six sigma method allows organizations to better support their strategic directions, and increasing needs for coaching, mentoring, and training. The Six Sigma method is a complex and flexible system of achieving, maintaining and maximizing the business success. Six Sigma is based mainly on understanding the customer needs and expectation, and responsible approach to managing, improving and establishing new business, manufacturing and service processes.
Index Terms—Six Sigma, Quality, Future Research
Cite: Suryakant Sharma, Deepak Bhardwaj, and Vinay Kumar, "Six Sigma Approach: Application, Benefits and Scope," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol.2 No.3, pp. 365-370, July 2013.
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