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Analyzing Variability

Authored by: Erick C. Jones

Supply Chain Engineering and Logistics Handbook

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  November  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138066519
eBook ISBN: 9781315159096
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This chapter provides foundational knowledge and approaches to measuring the variability of processes in Global Supply Chain Engineering[Sundar1]. In this text, we introduce the varying levels of analysis by contextualizing the Lean Six Sigma levels of the student. In general, the yellow belt level refers to undergraduate students, green belt is correlated to Master’s students and or advanced engineering undergraduate students with exposure to advanced statistics (industrial engineering, operations management and operations engineering), and black belt is synonymous to PhD students, graduate engineering students, and industrial experts with extensive training or experiences.

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