Design for Six Sigma (DFSS): Overview & Objectives


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____ is a process for addressing issues that have already risen in business.

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1. ____ is a process for designing products to avoid issues that have not yet arisen.

2. ____ is proactive, whereas ____ is reactive.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) can be incredibly valuable to a business as they help you tackle problems that arise. This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of these processes, including how they respond differently to problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • Another name for the process of addressing issues that have already risen
  • A word that describes the process of designing products to avoid problems
  • Which of these processes are proactive and which are reactive
  • The advantages of DFSS
  • What is the primary advantage of DFSS

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet use the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding DFSS and Six Sigma
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on avoiding and solving problems that arise in production
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what advantages DFSS and Six Sigma provide

Additional Learning

You can further your knowledge of Six Sigma by reviewing the lesson called Design for Six Sigma (DFSS): Overview & Objectives. This lesson covers the following:

  • How DFSS and Six Sigma compare
  • The ways that DFSS improves quality, reliability, and durability
  • What methods are involved in both Six Sigma and DFSS