Use the Hierarchy of Manufacturing Metrics to Connect Manufacturing and Supply Chain Performance

Foundational Refreshed: 17 July 2017 | Published: 18 January 2016 ID: G00298530

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The Hierarchy of Manufacturing Metrics helps provide process excellence roles a framework to identify, create and deploy a portfolio of metrics that provide a complete view of manufacturing's performance.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • The Hierarchy of Manufacturing Metrics
      • Responsiveness
      • Production Cycle Times
      • Operational Excellence
    • Guidance for Effectively Leveraging the Hierarchy of Manufacturing Metrics
      • Manufacturing Style Determines Which Metrics to Emphasize
      • Identify Metrics Interdependencies to Make Profitable Trade-Offs in Manufacturing
      • Start With Metrics That Operators and Front-Line Employees Can Own
    • Using the Hierarchy of Manufacturing Metrics
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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