How will they be tracked and supported?-Processes selected must be linked to the strategic business plan.-Selection is prioritized based on value to the business, resources required, andtiming. Factors considered in selection include growth, cost reduction, and cashsavings. -The savings from the project were carefully tracked by the financial organizationin 3M. (The improvements were standardized and reviewed periodically to insurecontinuing benefit to 3M. The savings from the project were also carefully trackedby the financial organization in 3M)-All improvement processes are approved by management-They are formally tracked for savings and defect reduction-The team leader and management are held accountable. 2.How should the various functional areas in the organization be included in theSix Sigma initiative, and what role should senior and middle management playin this change initiative?
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