Economist - 26 April 2011 by The Economist

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Through this pragmatic approach, 12 SIX SIGMA OVERVIEW AND S4 / IEE IMPLEMENTATION where no games are played with the numbers, organizations have a systematic way to improve both customer satisfaction and their bottom line. S4 /IEE is much more than a quality initiative; it is a way of doing business. 3) to describe a Six Sigma KPOV, CTQ, or Y variable response that is used in S4 /IEE to describe a high-level project or operation metric that has infrequent subgrouping/sampling such that short-term variations, which might be cause by KPIVs, will result in charts that view these perturbations as common cause issues.

This is because the word quality often carries excess baggage. For example, often it is difficult to get buy-in throughout an organization when Six Sigma is viewed as a quality program that is run by the quality department. We would like S4 /IEE to be viewed as a methodology that applied to all functions within every organization, even though the Six Sigma term orginated as a quality initiative to reduce defects and much discussion around Six Sigma now includes the quality word. The term sigma (␴), in the name Six Sigma, is a Greek letter used to describe variability, in which a classical measurement unit consideration of the initiative is defects per unit.

The mechanics of the light switch, toaster, or radio. We typically view these processes like a black box. However, there are other processes that we are more involved with—for example, the process we use when preparing for and traveling to work or school. For this process, there can be multiple outputs, such as arrival time to work/school, whether we experienced an automobile accident or other problems, and perhaps whether your kids or spouse also arrived to school on time. The important outputs to processes can be called key process output variables (KPOVs), critical to quality (CTQ) characteristics, or Ys.

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