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These results indicate that supply chain functions are making benchmarking enough of a priority to create a formal structure for it.
APQC's survey results also indicate that supply chain functions tend to make benchmarking an integral part of their culture rather than an ad hoc effort.
This paper presents a literature review on the benchmarking of growth manufacturing SMEs that attempts to identify and explain the benchmarking of small and medium size manufacturing enterprises, and SMEs; has strictly targeted to identify the benchmarking model to be used in achieving sustainable growth of this sector.
(http://www.phonearena.com/news/Huawei-Ascend-P7-found-to-be-cheating--Futuremark-disqualifies-it_id60037) PhoneArena added that an easy way to prevent a device from cheating the benchmarking app is to rename the app.
Imagine, for example, that you are benchmarking on a computer that is also a user's workstation.
The use of benchmarking in higher education is not a new concept (Epper 1999).
Today, benchmarking refers to reviewing organizational performance in terms of a measurable quantity that can be tracked over time, compared with others, or compared to industry-wide standards.
Also in the period January 1980 to January 2002 some authors such as Dattakumar and Jagadeesh (2003) have identified a number of 382 articles in the field of benchmarking out of which only 21 were in the service field (representing only 5.5% from the total number of articles); moreover, Wober (2002) states clearly that benchmarking is "still a vague concept in the service industry, particularly in the field of tourism" (p.
The North Carolina Benchmarking Project can clearly be described as successful given the length of time that local governments have remained committed to participating in such a labor-intensive initiative, responding to the effort needed to collect the amount of performance and cost data from the participating service areas and to clean and report the performance and cost data on an annual basis.
USE Manager, the information hub of US Energy Group's Building Energy Management System, was the first system authorized to issue Benchmarking Compliance Certificates, recognized by New York City as proof of benchmarking.
Benchmarking can entail much more than assessing the fund performance of various investment managers and gauging which vendor offers the most advantageous fee structure to plan sponsors.