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DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA

Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah4, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri.

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This study aims to explore the advantages and obstacles of implementing Six Sigma in SMEs in Indonesia. The method used in this study is a qualitative exploratory case study, which is to explore and look for factors that influence the impulse or motivation to implement Six Sigma in SMEs and factors that inhibit the implementation of Six Sigma. Participants in this study were 8 owners of UKM in Indonesia. For the confidentiality of information, all participants were given the initial names P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7 and P8. Determination of participants with a purposive sampling method determined by the criteria of being a SME owner and having been given Six Sigma training. The results of this determination are Six Sigma is very good for improvements in manufacturing operations, quality improvements, productivity, cost reduction and increased safety, is one of the tools for learning and training that can improve the skills of all company personnel, one of the tools to improve the image or reputation or the company's image in the customer and all stakeholders. The application of Six Sigma has constraints, which are cost limitations, skill limitations, limitations, limited facilities. The application of six sigma is not yet a matter of urgency of priority and cannot yet be applied. Some SMEs prefer simple tools such as kaizen and PDCA. Some SMEs have not been able and have not been able to implement Six Sigma because it is too complicated, Some SMEs recommend improvement with kaizen, Six Sigma is not suitable for SMEs and prefers simple and simple tools. This research novelty is the first six sigma feasibility analysis for SMEs in Indonesia

Key words: Exploratory Study, Six Sigma, SMEs


 
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Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri. DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 2321-2330. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279


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Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri. DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=114917 [Access: September 14, 2020]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279


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Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri. DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 2321-2330. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279



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Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri. DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA. JCR. (2020), [cited September 14, 2020]; 7(19): 2321-2330. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279



Harvard Style

Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri (2020) DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA. JCR, 7 (19), 2321-2330. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279



Turabian Style

Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri. 2020. DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 2321-2330. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279



Chicago Style

Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri. "DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 2321-2330. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri. "DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.19 (2020), 2321-2330. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Donny Setiawan, Agus Purwanto, Edna Maryani, Yuliani Fauziah, Hayu Kartika, Johannes Parlindungan Lumbantobing, Asep Saepul Anwar, Winny Purbaratri (2020) DOES SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION SUITABLE FOR SMES ? AN EXPLORATORY STUDY FROM INDONESIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 2321-2330. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.279