UnitIV_6151_262363_Nguyen Yen Nhung - Running head UNIT IV MBA_6151_OPERATIONS RESEARCH_CASE STUDY 1 Unit IV Case Study MBA6151 Case Study of Six Sigma

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Running head: UNIT IV: MBA_6151_OPERATIONS RESEARCH_CASE STUDY 1 Unit IV Case Study MBA6151 Case Study of “Six Sigma at 3M, Inc.,” By Nguyen Yen Nhung ID: 262363 Ho Chi Minh City For PROFESSOR: BETTY ROSS, DBA MBA Faculty Columbia Southern University In 1902, 3M is a small company that was founded with the initial goal is mining in Minnesota. But then 3M has changed and grown to become a leading industrial corporation in the world. Based on the platform since newly established that is the spirit of innovation and collaboration. What made the success of 3M. Today, 3M’s headquartered is still in St. Paul, Minnesota, and operates in more than 60 countries worldwide. 3M products are varied, covering many different areas from industrial, electronic, medical, telecommunications, consumer goods and other fields, etc. present in 200 countries. 3M revenue in 2013 is more than 30 billion US dollars. 3M’ stock is one of factors that influencing the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is an important element of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. 3M is also one of the leading innovative companies in the world with over 100,000 owning patents. (3M, 2015) Benefits, costs, and risks of 3M when apply Six Sigma tools to company operations:
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UNIT IV: MBA_6151_OPERATIONS RESEARCH_CASE STUDY 2 When W. James McNerney Jr. was became president and CEO of 3M in January, 2001,
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