Essays about: "lean manufacturing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 247 essays containing the words lean manufacturing.

  1. 1. Employees’ Health in the Process Industry: The Impact of Lean

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Industriell ekonomi

    Author : Mikaela Burchardt; Sandra Löfström; [2022]
    Keywords : Lean; Process industry; Psychosocial effects; Organisational culture;

    Abstract : The effects of implementing Lean has been widely studied within the context of discrete manufacturing, where it originated, but much less so within the process industry. Within discrete manufacturing there are major benefits to implementing Lean with a focus on respect for people and human aspects, particularly on employee health and organisational culture, but does the same hold true in the process industry? The purpose of this thesis is to look into this question. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reaching Higher I4.0 Maturity in Lean-Driven Manufacturing Systems : A case study on the influencing factors in the selection and implementation of I4.0 technologies

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Erika Sandberg; Guðlaug Júlíusdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Industry 4.0 I4.0 ; Lean Manufacturing; Technology Selection; Technology Implementation; Manufacturing Organizations; Managerial Guidance; Industri 4.0 I4.0 ; Lean produktion; Val av teknologier; Implementering av teknologi; Tillverkningsföretag; Industriföretag; Ledarskapsstöd;

    Abstract : The new Industry 4.0 technologies have the potential to increase the operational performance of lean-driven manufacturing organizations, however, there is a lack of guidance on how to select and implement Industry 4.0 technologies which often leads to digital waste. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable HR Practices in Lean Manufacturing

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Mouayad Toron; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable HR practices; lean; lean manufacturing; lean transformation; Veolia-Hydrotec; training; employee retention;

    Abstract : The concept of lean manufacturing dates back to 1990 in the automobile industry. However, its principles were implemented in other industries as well. Lean is also about people; and sustainable HR practices play an important role in the success of lean transformation. This research examines how sustainable HR practices enhances lean manufacturing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lean-Agile organization in test facilities and workshops

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Jacob Kvarnmarker; Max Lorentzon; Linus Mårtensson; [2022]
    Keywords : agile; implementation; research and development; change management; corporate culture;

    Abstract : Introduction: This study was conducted at Volvo Cars’ R&D division to investigate how test facilities and workshops can implement an agile way of working. Three departments with different levels of agile implementation were therefore investigated to fulfill our purpose. READ MORE

  5. 5. Discrete-event dynamic system simulation of a heterogeneous manufacturing process

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Markus Styrman; [2022]
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    Abstract : A heterogeneous, discrete manufacturing line is being transformed towards a continuous process. Higher demands for efficiency and decreased flexibility of the new process requires more knowledge of the process. READ MORE