Essays about: "“Lean SME”"

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

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Impact of cellular manufacturing and lean production planning and control on production flow efficiency in a SME - A case study in the protective and security industry

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : GUNNHILDUR JÓDÍS ÍSAKSDÓTTIR; STEFANÍA RUT REYNISDÓTTIR; [2016]
    Keywords : Production flow efficiency; SMEs; cellular manufacturing; lean production planning and control; pull; takt time; heijunka;

    Abstract : Today’s increasing global competition and customer requirements has had great impacton the manufacturing industry. In order to respond to this ever changing circumstancesand sustaining a place on the market, many organizations have started following the leanproduction methodology. 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