“Dr. Yousaf Ali, School of Management Sciences at the GIK Institute, and his student team of co-authors from the School of Management Sciences received Highly-Commended Paper Awards in the 2022 Emerald Literati Awards of Excellence.
The Emerald Literati Awards-winning paper entitled “Impact of Lean, Six Sigma and environmental sustainability on the performance of SMEs,”, published in the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, This paper aims to explore the impact of lean, Six Sigma, and environmental sustainability on the performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Pakistan. The firm performance has been measured in terms of operational, business, and environmental performance. The study empirically investigates the impact of lean, Six Sigma, and environmental sustainability on the performance of SMEs in Pakistan, which is the first study to be conducted in the Pakistani context.”