A later version of this article is available as "Six Sigma: A Goal-Theoretic Perspective," Kevin Linderman, Roger G. Schroeder, Srilata Zaheer, and Adrian S. Choo, Journal of Operations Management, 2003, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 193–203.
In particular, discuss the following propositions suggested in the article:
Proposition 1: Six Sigma projects that employ specific challenging goals tend to result in a greater magnitude of improvement than projects that don't employ specific challenging goals.
Proposition 2: Specific Six Sigma goals tend to result in more team member ...