Using the six-sigma metric to measure and improve the performance of a supply chain

@article{Dasgupta2003UsingTS,
  title={Using the six-sigma metric to measure and improve the performance of a supply chain},
  author={Tirthankar Dasgupta},
  journal={Total Quality Management & Business Excellence},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={355 - 366}
}
  • Tirthankar Dasgupta
  • Published 2003
  • Computer Science, Engineering
  • Total Quality Management & Business Excellence
  • The need for a comprehensive, flexible and adoptable framework for evaluating the performance of a supply chain and its entities has long been felt. It is also recognized that such a framework is more effective if the performances of various processes and entities can be measured on a common scale and benchmarked against world-class standards. In this paper, it is shown how the six- sigma metrics, immensely popular across the globe today, can help an organization in this regard. The motivation… CONTINUE READING
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