4. The Six Sigma Process

  1. Basem S. El-Haik and
  2. Khalid S. Mekki

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470264003.ch4

Medical Device Design for Six Sigma: A Road Map for Safety and Effectiveness

Medical Device Design for Six Sigma: A Road Map for Safety and Effectiveness

How to Cite

El-Haik, B. S. and Mekki, K. S. (2008) The Six Sigma Process, in Medical Device Design for Six Sigma: A Road Map for Safety and Effectiveness, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470264003.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470168615

Online ISBN: 9780470264003

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Keywords:

  • six sigma performance and process capability;
  • business process management system (BPMS);
  • six sigma methodology application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Six Sigma Fundamentals

  • Process Modeling

  • Business Process Management

  • Measurement Systems Analysis

  • Process Capability and Six Sigma Process Performance

  • Overview of Six Sigma Improvement

  • Six Sigma Gose Upstream: Design for Six Sigma

  • Summary

  • Appendix 4A: Cause-and-Effect Tools