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    Brainstorm ideas for a potential Six Sigma project that could improve quality on your campus, at your workplace, or in your community. Write a two-page paper describing one project idea and explain why it would be a Six Sigma project. Review and discuss how you could use the DMAIC process on this project.

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    Meaning of Six Sigma
    Six Sigma is a:

    * A Process. Business revolves around processes. A process is any activity or group of activities that takes an input, adds value to it, and provides an output to an internal or an external customer. Six Sigma provides it's inputs in the form of measurements of the company's existing set standards, working on them to get the desired output i.e.; less number of defects and higher quality.
    * A Measurement. Of total quality as well as the defects that might have been overlooked till now.

    Six Sigma is a long-term, forward-thinking initiative designed to fundamentally change the way corporations do business.
    It is first and foremost "a business process that enables companies to increase profits dramatically by streamlining operations, improving quality, and eliminating defects or mistakes in everything a company does".

    Role required by the organization:

    ? Executive Leadership- Responsible for setting up a vision for Six Sigma implementation.
    ? Champions - responsible for the Six Sigma implementation across the organization in an integrated manner
    ? Master Black Belts, identified by champions, act as in-house expert coach for the organization on Six Sigma. They devote 100% of their time to Six Sigma. Black Belts operate under Master Black Belts to apply Six Sigma methodology to specific projects.
    ? Green Belts are the employees who take up Six Sigma implementation along with their other job responsibilities. They work under Black Belts
    (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

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    The solution brainstorms ideas for a potential Six Sigma project that would improve quality on a University or Collage Campus. A two-page paper describing one project idea is given.