Read about a holistic methodological approach for SMEs.
There’s a new process model for SMEs, produced by the Institute of Production Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany.
The process consists of 5 phases with a focus on increasing product quality and logistical performance.
The paper also has a useful maturity chart that can be used to assess and plot progress:
The process was successfully applied to a first-tier supplier to the automotive industry.