Use of Six Sigma in Adopting Business Excellence Model in Indian Context

Prabir Kumar Bandyopadhyay


Ever since Confederations of Indian Industries (CII) has launched CII-EXIM Bank Business Excellence Award, adapted from EFQM Model,  many organizations are challenging this award every year. Some organizations are also practicing Six sigma along with the Business excellence model. Six sigma approach has got many features that support Excellence model criteria. In fact, if both are harnessed together then proper synergy takes place resulting rich dividend. The objective of this paper is to highlight as to how Six sigma will support organisation’s endeavour in adopting Excellence model, so that more organizations are motivated to pursue both in tandem.The paper presents a table ,which gives the requirements of the model which are better served by Six sigma process.

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