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Six Sigma aims for perfection – Metric and Philosophy explained

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Six Sigma tools and methods focus on reducing process variation. Six Sigma Metrics Is 99% good enough? Let’s review some examples: 99% Good (3.8 Sigma) 20,000 lost items of mail per hour; 5,000 incorrect surgical procedures per week; Two short or long landings at most major airports each day;

Process Capability Analysis

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Defect per unit or DPU, is the average number of defects observed in a population sample. Calculated by dividing the total number of observed defects by the total number of units in the sample: DPU=(Total number of defects)/(Total units) Defects per opportunity (opportunity must be a real number, so it