Implementation of Six Sigma Method to Maintain The Quality of Construction Projects. Six sigma (6-sigma) is a method that widely developed in the world, especially in manufacturing industry to decrease failures in achieving good quality in construction projects. The objective of this research is to explore the existing condition of quality management and the aplication of 6-sigma method in maintaining quality of construction projects. Structured interviews to experienced experts and people who were recommended by their companies were conducted. Non-parametric analysis using frequencies distribution procedures were used for analysis. The result shows that existing condition in quality management of construction project in Indonesia have been implemented 6-sigma method approach, that concern with is how to adapt with either from internal or external condition of that project.

Bahasa Abstract

Six sigma (6-sigma) adalah salah satu metode yang saat ini sedang berkembang di dunia. Pada industri manufaktur, penerapan 6-sigma diharapkan dapat mengurangi kegagalan dalam pencapaian sasaran mutu yang diinginkan pada proyek konstruksi. Penelitian ini dimaksudkan untuk mengetahui kondisi eksisting pengelolaan manajemen mutu dan penerapan pendekatan metode 6-sigma dalam penjagaan kualitas di dalam proyek konstruksi. Metode yang digunakan ialah dengan wawancara terstruktur dengan para pakar yang memiliki pengalaman dalam bidang konstruksi dan direkomendasikan oleh perusahaan mereka. Metode analisis yang digunakan adalah analisis non parametrik dengan prosedur distribusi frekuensi. Hasil wawancara terstruktur dengan para pakar, menunjukkan bahwa kondisi eksisting manajemen mutu pada proyek konstruksi di Indonesia telah menerapkan pendekatan metode 6-sigma, hanya saja perlu diperhatikan kesiapannya baik dari kondisi internal maupun ekternal proyek tersebut.


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