Six Sigma Benchmarking Sequence

Six Sigma Benchmarking Sequence

Benchmark in simple word, how are you doing when you compare with your competitor. It can be tricky to benchmark without proper sequence.  It can distract you from one way to another. With a defined 5 step process, you can check yourself and improve your business as below: Try IT ! Benchmarking sequences •Determine Current Practices Read more about Six Sigma Benchmarking Sequence[…]

Six Sigma analysis for Olive Garden ( Food Chain)

Six Sigma analysis for Olive Garden ( Food Chain)

This article, is independent analysis for Food Chain – Olive Garden. Recently, i was reading one article about US food chain restaurant – Olive Garden that they increase revenue for same restaurant by 6.8% in a quarter. For a food chain business, it’s a bonus. For those who are not familiar with Olive Garden, it Read more about Six Sigma analysis for Olive Garden ( Food Chain)[…]

Nominal group technique (NGT)

How to deal with Introvert or Extrovert Employee ? 5 step | Nominal group technique (NGT)

Say, you own a business and your team or staff consist of 6-8 employee. Psychologically, they all are recruited for same job or different job but their behavior differ from one another in many ways.  Example being, one employee is frank, he/she love to express himself/herself or any thought. Another employee being introvert, they do have thought but they may speak or may Read more about How to deal with Introvert or Extrovert Employee ? 5 step | Nominal group technique (NGT)[…]

Difference between Lean and Six Sigma

Difference between Lean and Six Sigma

Six Sigma Benefit  Eliminate Variability & Improve Quality •Data Collection/Measure Analysis •DMAIC Project Flowchart •Tie Project to Business Metrics Lean Benefit  Identify & Eliminate Process Waste •Improve Process Flow and Efficiency •Develop low cost, simple, agile processes Comparison of Six Sigma and Lean Improvement Six Sigma : Reduce variation / Lean : Reduce Waste Justification Six Sigma Read more about Difference between Lean and Six Sigma[…]

Why Six Sigma works? 8 Point

Why Six Sigma works? 8 Point

Very simple, 8 point answer: Bottom line results. Senior management is involved. A disciplined approach is used (DMAIC)*. Short project completion time. Clearly defined measures of success. Infrastructure of trained individuals (black belts, green belts). Customers and processes are the focus. A sound statistical approach is used. By the way, Six Sigma activity is featured Read more about Why Six Sigma works? 8 Point[…]

Fundamentals of Six Sigma

Fundamentals of Six Sigma

AIM Develop conceptual understanding of important aspects of six sigma Develop basic skills in statistical data analysis Develop basic skills in problem definition and analysis by using six sigma tools Covers the body of knowledge for certified six sigma black belt Master the basic skills and knowledge base for green belts Field of Knowledge Six Read more about Fundamentals of Six Sigma[…]

Why 6 Sigma quality is needed? Learn from example.

Why 6 Sigma quality is needed? Learn from example.

Suppose say you have a process and it is measured as 3.8-Sigma. Below are example from industry, how does it look like:  EMAIL INDUSTRY: 20,000 lost articles of mail per hour HEALTH INDUSTRY: Unsafe drinking water for almost 15 minutes each day MEDICAL INDUSTRY: 5,000 incorrect surgical operations per week AIRLINE INDUSTRY: Two short or Read more about Why 6 Sigma quality is needed? Learn from example.[…]