Critical element

Critical element,

Definition of Critical element:

  1. An input of a process that is essential to the production of the final product at a satisfactory level of quality. Critical elements must be present in the process, and above a certain quality standard, in order for the end product to successfully meet the requirements of the customer. Identifying critical elements of a process is a crucial step in Six Sigma projects and other process improvement initiatives.

Meaning of Critical element & Critical element Definition