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Normal Distribution & Surgical Six Sigma

Understanding and using the normal distribution in the surgical department. Integrate the statistical concepts and six sigma principles that you've been studying and addressing the following questions :

Can you find some Normal Distributions in the organization? Examples include order shipping time, machine dimensions, utility usage, etc.
Can you show how Six Sigma can be applied in the surgical department?
You are welcome to collect your own data to support your argument and assess cultural, international and/or global perspectives in business.

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Can you find some Normal Distributions in the organization? Examples include order shipping time, machine dimensions, utility usage, etc.

Normal distribution can be used in various departments of an organization. For example, normal distribution can be effectively used in inventory forecasting and other related supply chain decisions to adjust to seasonal variations in demand and supply faced by an organization. Normal distribution has implications for operations management related decisions as well. For example, process variation are normally distributed in a manufacturing setting. Operations team can handle complex process related issues and errors with reasonable level of accuracy by using normal distribution. Normal distribution is often used to define random variables.

HR professionals often use normal distribution methods to describe performance of employees. Further, Six Sigma projects also ...

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Discusses use of normal distribution in organizations as well as use of Six Sigma in surgical department in 432 words with references.

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