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Yield is a measure of the percent of “good” units coming out of a process. This could refer to the percent of completed sales, the percent of good products or the percent of completed applications. It is the opposite of Proportion Defective.

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Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Master Black Belt at, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. For over 30 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Marriott International, Inc. build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.
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