International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Industrial Engineering | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014 | Rating: 7 / 10


A Review of Six Sigma Approach: Methodology; Implementation and Future Research

Meena Ahirwar | Dr Devendra Verma


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 methodology in manufacturing industry and others. It is high time to have a review on the Six Sigma approach. This paper reviews some related literatures to describe methodology; implementation and future researches. The present paper summaries four issues within the sub-category of the initial Six Sigma concepts: basic concept; DMAIC; DFSS and deployment. Then; some sectors that benefit from the implementation of Six Sigma are listed out; and the key factors influencing the successful Six Sigma project implementation are identified. At last; some topics for future research are presented.


Keywords: Six Sigma, methodology, implementation, future Research quality management


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,


Pages: 2129 - 2132


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