Supply Chain Glossary - R

Supply Chain Glossary - R

recycle

1) The reintroduction of partially processed product or carrier solvents from one operation or task into a previous operation. 2) A recirculation process.

An experiment developed by W. Edwards Deming to illustrate the impossibility of putting employees in rank order of performance. The experiment shows that it would be a waste of management's time to try to find out why one worker produced more errors than another; management should instead improve the system, making it possible for everyone to achieve higher quality.


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