Acta Scientific Computer Sciences

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 2

Six Sigma - A Statistical Methodology

DS Hooda

Honorary Professor in Mathematics, GJ University of Science and Technology, Hisar, India

*Corresponding Author: DS Hooda, Honorary Professor in Mathematics, GJ University of Science and Technology, Hisar, India.

Received: December 01, 2022; Published: January 10, 2023

Abstract

In the present state of affairs, data is collected and analyzed for any change. Data is, in fact, experience is stored. This data with statistical analysis gives results about performance of a process. The main attempt of the top management is to decide on the benchmark for improvement and to devise a methodology for change in work ethics and process improvement. This is done by what is called ‘six-sigma’, which is about precision and accuracy leading to data driven strategy and decisions. The current practice of six sigma is an extension of the previous work of Brandy and Allen [2].
The paper outlines the basic essentials of six-sigma theory, its main characteristics and the powerful methodology (DMAIC) consisting of 5 steps: Define, Measuring, Analyze, Improvement and Control. Interestingly, Mumbai’s ‘Dabbawala’ case study is a case of six-sigma rating.

Keywords: Nature; Six-Sigma; Methodology

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Citation

Citation: DS Hooda. “Six Sigma - A Statistical Methodology". Acta Scientific Computer Sciences 5.2 (2023): 26-29.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 DS Hooda. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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