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Six sigma or design for six sigma?

Ricardo Bañuelas (Research Engineer at the Warwick Manufacturing Group, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK)
Jiju Antony (Director of the Six Sigma Research Centre, Division of Management, Caledonian Business School, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK)

The TQM Magazine

ISSN: 0954-478X

Article publication date: 1 August 2004




This research has been founded by the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). Special thanks to Martin Brace, Noel Byrne, Phil Rowe, Nick Shubotham, Alwyn Hines, John Powell and Rod Dewey from the collaborative companies. The authors would like to thank the referees whose suggestions helped in the improvement of the final version of the manuscript.


Bañuelas, R. and Antony, J. (2004), "Six sigma or design for six sigma?", The TQM Magazine, Vol. 16 No. 4, pp. 250-263.



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