Title: Six Sigma methodology applications within aluminium company

Authors: Tarek Sadraoui; Chafik Kammoun

Addresses: Dynamic Economic Unit and Environmental Research, Higher Institute of Industrial Management of Sfax, University of Economics and Management Sfax, ISGI Sfax Route Mharza Km 1.5 BP No. 1164, Sfax 3018, Tunisia ' Unit of Applied Economics Research (UREA), Higher Institute of Industrial Management of Sfax, University of Economics and Management Sfax, ISGI Sfax Route Mharza Km 1.5 BP No. 1164, Sfax 3018, Tunisia

Abstract: This study proposes a new analysis and practice of Six Sigma methodology to define, measure, analyse, innovate and control (DMAIC). Six Sigma is a well-known concept who means the perfection: a process of production to three sigma makes 3.4 defaults/million unit, whereas Six Sigma means for us the perfection. We used it now to mean the type of specialised training aiming at the attack of very high objectives for processes improvement. The method Six Sigma is a method of continuous improvement and elimination of non-quality, passing by six stages or cycle DMAIC carried out by a team of project. In this paper, we propose a new practice of Six Sigma for reduction and optimisation of non-conformity for aluminium company.

Keywords: DMAIC; define; measure; analyse; innovate; control; control charts; Pareto diagrams; six sigma; aluminium firms; training; processes improvement; continuous improvement.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2012.045193

International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 2012 Vol.9 No.2, pp.217 - 244

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 30 Jan 2012 *

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