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ERIC Number: EJ827576
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1090-8811
Using Six Sigma for Performance Improvement in Business Curriculum: A Case Study
Kukreja, Anil; Ricks, Joe M., Jr.; Meyer, Jean A.
Performance Improvement, v48 n2 p9-25 Feb 2009
During the last few decades, a number of quality improvement methodologies have been used by organizations. This article provides a brief review of the quality improvement literature related to academia and a case study using Six Sigma methodology to analyze students' performance in a standardized examination. We found Six Sigma to be an effective tool for curriculum improvement and team building. The challenges and benefits of using Six Sigma are discussed. (Contains 4 figures and 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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