Six Sigma in pharmaceutical companies

In an effort to counter the challenges of marketability, competition, and time constraints, pharmaceutical companies are now turning to the tenets of Six Sigma. However, to be successful in real terms, organizations must embrace Six Sigma principles and practices in every link of the management chain. Pharma Live reports:

The tools of Six Sigma, Lean, and other continuous improvement methods work to streamline processes and eliminate defects in those processes. In conjunction with those ideals, executives and managers work to find areas throughout the company where continuous improvement can have an impact.