Information and Technology – Maillikarjun Koripadu
Mallikarjun Koripadu has 11 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain domains and he is working in the pharmaceutical industry as a process excellence manager. He feels it is extremely important to implement Six Sigma in manufacturing organizations. He says that there are many organizations which have saved billions of dollars with the intangible benefit of customer satisfaction through Six Sigma. He says some organizations though do not meet the specified goal despite trying hard. In those cases, the feasibility of implementation of six sigma initiatives is questioned. He takes us through the possible reasons for failures of six sigma implementation in an organization. He feels the lack of application and support from top management is the major reason of failures of six sigma implementation. He says for successful six sigma implementation, top down and bottom up approach is required. A couple of organizations that have implemented Six Sigma have failed.