Success factors in managing six sigma projects

There is a stark difference between repetitive, visible failures in managing traditional projects and reported sustained successes in implementing Six Sigma projects. This paper explores the underlying root causes of this difference. It examines the main factors driving the success of Six Sigma projects. It addresses the elements of strategic selection and effective management of Six Sigma projects. It considers the organizational structure used and the roles of various participants in achieving technical, financial, and customer satisfaction objectives of each Six Sigma project. It presents the methodologies used in managing Six Sigma projects for both process improvement and new development projects.Factors influencing the success of Six Sigma projects include management commitment, organizational involvement, project governance, project selection, planning, implementation methodology, project management and control, cultural change, and continuous training. The statistical aspects of Six Sigma must compl
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