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Staub S, Khoury S, Jenab K. Mapping SAP-Six Sigma Resources to Agile Management Processes. IJIEPR. 2015; 26 (3) :163-173
URL: http://ijiepr.iust.ac.ir/article-1-659-en.html
1- Haliç University
2- Athens State University
3- Embry-Riddle Aeronatical University , jenab@ieee.org
Abstract:   (3306 Views)

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has become the most strategic tool for an organization to employ. A leading ERP solution is SAP®. It has been employed by organizations to enable them to collaborate on different projects and to integrate all aspects of operations. Just as organizations have adopted ERP solutions, they employed quality initiatives that are designed to help organizations maximize efficiency. One of these quality initiatives organizations have turned to is Six Sigma. This paper explores the impact of SAP® solutions on the success of Six Sigma initiative implementation in an agile environment, where the needs of the customer changes rapidly. The literature shows that SAP® type ERP products play a critical role in the implementation process like Six Sigma, where the implementation process takes time. Also, the literature implies that in agile environments Six Sigma implementation can be ineffective.


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Quality Control
Received: 2015/08/27 | Accepted: 2016/01/24 | Published: 2016/01/24

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