A 36 MS 96 and maintenance of inventory can reduce the operation cost Human

A 36 ms 96 and maintenance of inventory can reduce

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MS-96 and maintenance of inventory can reduce the operation cost. Human resource implications include leaders who are totally committed and involved. Smart and motivated employees who are ready to work thoroughly with Six Sigma are essential. There are some brilliant innovations in 3M after Six Sigma programme. One of them is time reduction. Before Six Sigma, a team can ' complete a project in two months and with Six Sigma, a team can complete it in few weeks. Data driven decisions are made instead of experience and intuition based decisions. 3M's ESPE division has won Malcolm Baldrige award for process improvement. Entitlement concept worked in Six Sigma very well. Six Sigma is not enough because it was removed from R & D by Buckley, new CEO because it was perceived to be restricting iimovations and in order to satisfy customers, innovations are significant. It also includes complicated and too much statistics. It does not 1A-30 P. T. O.
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I 8 / MS-96 work well for service processes. Training cost is very high. Buckley, new CEO removed Six Sigma from R & D because in his view it restricted the innovation and risk taking culture of 3M. Improvement until 3.4 parts per million defects is difficult t,o achieve. Hence, Six Sigma should be applied to selected areas in order to enhance innovation as well as improve quality and decrease variability. Questions : (a) What are the associated benefits, costs and risks of the Six Sigma programme for an organization ? (b) How can the various functional areas be included in the Six Sigma programme ? (c) Are there any human implications. in deploying Six Sigma in the organization ? Explain. (d) Does SiX Sigma have impact on the innovative culture of the organization ? Discuss. MS-96 3,000 (A-36)
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