Top : Six Sigma - Six Sigma is a rigorous and disciplined methodology that uses data and statistical analysis to measure and improve a company's operational performance by identifying and eliminating "defects" in manufacturing and service-related processes. While not a method for improving individual performance as much as organizational performance, it's a valuable tool.Performance Management Articles, Guides and Help:
By MINITAB - Six Sigma is an information-driven methodology for reducing waste, increasing customer satisfaction, and improving processes, with a focus on financially measurable results. First developed at Motorola Corporation in the 1980's, Six Sigma is now considered to be a world-class measure of excellence and efficiency. It is perhaps best known because of the well-publicized successes of General Electric and AlliedSignal. Viewed 1534 Times )
By Kennedy Smith - Many organizations, however, have taken a look at Six Sigma's track record and surmised that it won't work for them. Why? Because Six Sigma was developed in and for a manufacturing environment; so, how would it apply to a nonmanufacturing environment? Organizations such as financial service providers, health care systems and educational facilities are asking this question. Others have gone so far as to take that leap toward Six Sigma and have witnessed the results first-hand. Often referred to as transactional Six Sigma, the methodology is proving to be a useful tool in environments that focus more on people and less on product. Viewed 1428 Times )
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