Abstract

This paper discusses the desirability of incorporating Six Sigma thinking into an undergraduate business curriculum, and several alternatives for doing so. Although many companies have adopted Six Sigma programs to improve business results, few business programs have kept pace by incorporating Six-Sigma thinking into their curricula. Business results, few business programs Sigma concepts in improving operations and achieving higher standards of quality. Projects are selected that are likely to achieve reductions in cost, time, and increased profits. The linking of project selection based on business results is central to the desirability of teaching Six Sigma thinking to business students. Doing so will mean that graduates will be better prepared for careers in business, and have a competitive advantage over graduates who don't leave this knowledge.

Publication Date

2006

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Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works in February 2014.

Document Type

Article

Department, Program, or Center

Accounting (SCB)

Campus

RIT – Main Campus

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