THE INFLUENCE OF FINANCIAL LOGIC ON THE EVOLUTION OF SIX SIGMA

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Julio Cesar Donadone, Marina Fantti

DOI:10.22495/cocv13i2c1p7

Abstract

The ascension of financialization brought implications on the organizations, because they need to deal with the demands of the financial markets and its shareholders. Parallel to this movement, quality management has been gaining ground in organizations, from different approaches and the latest called Six Sigma. The objective of this article is to investigate the influence of the financial logic in the Six Sigma, using a detailed investigation of how Six Sigma has been addressed in the events promoted by the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), by the analysis of events in Brazil and the United States in the period 2003-2010. The main results of this study proved and demonstrated the different ways of the influence of financial logic in the evolution of Six Sigma in organizations.

Keywords: Financialization, Organizational Dynamics, Six Sigma

How to cite this paper: Donadone, J.C., Fantti, M. (2016). The influence of financial logic on the evolution of six sigma. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(2-1), 262-271. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i2c1p7