Essays about: "“Lean SME”"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words “Lean SME”.

  1. 1. Critical factors when implementing Lean practices and Lean distribution for a micro company in the start-up phase

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Amanda Ivars; Mathias Lundberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean; Micro Company; Start-up; Distribution Strategy; Implementation of Lean; SME; Logistics; JIT;

    Abstract : The aim for this study is to identify the critical factors for an implementation of Lean for a micro company in the start-up phase, as well as to identify which Lean practices that are most applicable for a distribution strategy in a micro company. The aim was divided into two research questions: • RQ1: Which factors of a Lean implementation is critical for a producing micro company in the start-up phase? • RQ2: How applicable are lean tools and practices for a micro company’s distribution strategy? The research approach used to answer the aim and research questions were a literature review and a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Practical Implementation of Lean at Small and Young Companies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industriell Produktion

    Author : Fredrik Hasselgren; [2018]
    Keywords : “Lean SME”; “Lean Small Company”; “Lean Manufacturing”; “Practical Lean Implementation”; “Lean Young Company”; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Introduction: This thesis aims to investigate how a small and young company can implement the management philosophy Lean. The thesis is designed as a literature study with two objectives. The first objective is to identify what Lean is and what its underlying tools, methods and principles are. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Exploratory Study: The Impact of Lean Implementation on Product Innovation

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för ekonomi och teknik (SET)

    Author : Mohamad Sahyouni; [2013]
    Keywords : Lean; Innovation; Innovation Management; Lean Management; Product Innovation;

    Abstract : Purpose - The purpose of this study is to explore the impact that implementing lean has on a company’s ability to innovate, especially their ability to produce radically innovative products.  Framework – The framework developed for the purpose of this study is made out of four propositions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lean Implementation in Rosti AB : Improvement Opportunities and Challenges

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/KvalitetsteknikTekniska högskolan

    Author : Masoud Bahmai; [2012]
    Keywords : Lean production; Empowerment; Participation; mutual trust; Plastic molding;

    Abstract : Lean production has become a widespread production system to address the need of being more productive. Since three decades ago that some big automotive manufacturers started to adopt lean, many SME’s has adopt it and enjoy the outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Value Stream Mapping for SMEs: a case study

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Daan Smits; [2012]
    Keywords : Value Stream Mapping; Lean; SME; Small; Medium; Enterprises; Improvement; Performance; Lead time; delivery; reduction; case;

    Abstract : Due to a changing competitive environment, SMEs have to improve their production performance. A commonly applied philosophy to improve production performance is called lean thinking. This method, derived from the Toyota Production System, banishes wasteful activities while increasing the competitive strength and responsiveness of a company. READ MORE