In the previous article mentioned that six sigma is a statistical method in the improvement. However the only statistical tools to collect data analyze and implement the results of research to be applied in manufacturing systems. But on the basis of six sigma is a management to make improvements to achieve better. Many people argue that the level of success of a Six Sigma project like this is very much determined by how many tools used to analyze the problem, How much is the analyzed data that shows the level of accuracy of the results and how sophisticated the software used to analyze the data. But more than that of the most important fact is the management and the ability to manage to organize the available resources.
Performer Six Sigma project is not just a statistical expert who can operate the software with smart. But Six Sigma project should be headed by a manager who can lead and clearly understands the advantages and disadvantages of organization.
What should be emphasized in the management of Six Sigma projects are as follows.
1. Selection of appropriate project
Project that will be used as research material is paramount in the company. However the company will issue a very large cost to support a successful Six Sigma project. Therefore, companies do not want to take the risk with the selection of projects that are less profitable for the company.
In this case the selection of projects should really consider the advantages and disadvantages for the company, whether or not held urgent improvement. How big is the contribution made if the project is successful
2. Managing a team who have different backgrounds
Six sigma team members certainly have the expertise and diverse department. The main priority is how to lead a project to organize the resources available to settle together and make improvements in accordance with the existing target. The role of a black belt is very important especially in leading the organization in addition to master the DMAIC method and statistical knowledge.
Just as 5s management, although only a housekeeping activity, with a mature organization, it will significantly influence the company’s progress in terms of productivity and quality.