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DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19

Muhammad Julian Syaputra, Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris.

Abstract
This study aims to explore the advantages and obstacles of implementing Lean six sigma in SMEs in Indonesia during Covid-19 pandemic. 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 Lean six sigma in SMEs and factors that inhibit the implementation of Six Sigma. Participants in this study were 8 owners of SMEs in Indonesia. For the confidentiality of information, all participants were given the initial names R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7 and R8. Determination of participants with a purposive sampling method determined by the criteria of being a SMEs owner and having been given Lean six sigma training. The results of this determination are Lean 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 implementation of Lean six sigma has constraints, which are cost limitations, skill limitations, limitations, limited facilities. The implementation of lean six sigma during Covid-19 pandemicis 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 Lean six sigma because it is too complicated, Some SMEs recommend improvement with kaizen, Lean six sigma is not suitable for SMEs and prefers simple and simple tools. Novelty of this research is the first research in Indonesia that analyzes the advantages and obstacles of implementing lean six sigma in SMEs during the covid-19 pandemic. The results of this research can be used as scientific references for researchers who will conduct future research and can be applied in other countries The results of this research can be used as a guide for SMEs owners to make decisions in implementing lean six sigma during the pandemic covid 19.

Key words: Exploratory Study, Six Sigma , SMEs, Pandemic Covid-19


 
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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris. DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 2331-2340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280


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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris. DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=114921 [Access: September 14, 2020]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280


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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris. DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 2331-2340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280



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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris. DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19. JCR. (2020), [cited September 14, 2020]; 7(19): 2331-2340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280



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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris (2020) DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19. JCR, 7 (19), 2331-2340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280



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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris. 2020. DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 2331-2340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280



Chicago Style

Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris. "DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 2331-2340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280



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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris. "DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.19 (2020), 2331-2340. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280



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Muhammad Julian Syaputra , Agus Purwanto, Suhendra, Utomo, Romli Septiadi, Hayu Kartika, Rahardian Dimas Puja Kusuma, Moch Haris (2020) DOES SMES NEED LEAN SIX SIGMA ? ANWER FROM INDONESIAN SMES DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 2331-2340. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.280