Title: Six Sigma: Indian contribution to the research

Authors: Raunak Gupta; P.L. Verma; Sanjay Jain

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Quantum School of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, Vidisha, MP, India ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, Vidisha, MP, India

Abstract: Six Sigma has become a popular word among the industrialists, managers, academicians and many professionals these days. Despite being originated in manufacturing industry, it is also being used by service industries for their quality management programs. This paper deals with the literature published from 2006 to 2015 in 132 journals of repute and conference proceedings and analyses them to find the contribution of Indian authors towards the research in the field of Six Sigma. This paper classifies the literature according to the time distribution of articles, Indian contribution and category-wise focus of articles.

Keywords: India; quality strategy; six sigma; industry contribution; time distribution; quality management; literature review.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSSCA.2016.080803

International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage, 2016 Vol.10 No.2, pp.112 - 145

Available online: 03 Dec 2016

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