Six Sigma vs. Kaizen


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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Six Sigma?

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1. What are the steps in Six Sigma's DMAIC method?

2. What is the focus of the Kaizen method?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this quiz and worksheet, you will find questions on the comparison between Six Sigma and Kaizen. You are asked about characteristics of Six Sigma as well as the steps in two Six Sigma methods.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see the following concepts in the questions for this quiz:

  • The steps in Six Sigma's DMAIC method
  • The focus of the Kaizen method
  • Example of employee empowerment to eliminate waste
  • Steps of Six Sigma's DMADV method

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name the steps of Six Sigma's DMAIC method
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the focus of the Kaizen method
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the steps of the DMADV method

Additional Learning

To find out more about both styles, go to the lesson titled Six Sigma vs. Kaizen, where you will find the topics included below:

  • Kaizen phases
  • Quality control issues
  • Applying the systems