Six Sigma for Time Management

Posted by: meikah | 16 March 2009 | 10:50 pm

Six Sigma for time management

I just don’t have the time anymore to do this. How many of you utter this phrase every day?

But those who know how to manage their time don’t buy this at all. I, too, utter that phrase—many times, in fact. And mainly because I don’t know how to manage my time. :)

So, like in any other endeavor, Six Sigma projects can also be stalled by lack of time (management). An article on iSixSigma discusses how to set smart goals to better manage time. Take note of how goals are set first to have the timem, and not the other way around: Manage time to set smart goals. ;)

To do this, the article says that as a Six Sigma practitioner, you are also a change agent, and thus how would you use Six Sigma to manage your time?

To create a goal around time management, start by breaking down a version of the DMAIC model into three main categories:

1. Define
2. Measure
3. Achieve

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