This paper is an outcome of a study carried out in five manufacturing industries. Based on the literature review, field study and industry study a multi-level model which constitute the enablers of agile supply chain, the factors which are identified as the sources of driving force of these enablers has been developed. This model also identifies the business performance indicators (BPIs) of a manufacturing system. The objective of this paper is to identify the most important enablers of agile supply chain and the driving forces behind these enablers in an organisational system. By identifying these factors and forces, an organisation can channel its resources in the most effective way in order to enhance the achievement potential of its different BPIs. Multiple regression and Gauss elimination method are identified as suitable tools for analysis in this study. Copyright © 2015 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
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Dr. Saleeshya P.G. and B. Sachin, “Modeling and analysis of an agile supply chain”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM), vol. 15, pp. 486-510, 2015.