The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing it exactly right.”
—Edward Simmons (1852–1931)
Over the years since 1994, back when the first large-scale deployment of Six Sigma took place, things have changed significantly. The world economy is totally different. The Six Sigma implementation plan (aka deployment model) has evolved to a new level. Companies are not as much interested in large-scale, massive training programs, which is good, since this was never the right model for Six Sigma.
When my company started the Six ...