Essays about: "thesis just-in-time"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 29 essays containing the words thesis just-in-time.

  1. 16. Lean in Construction Projects : Is lean suitable for all construction projects?

    University essay from KTH/Byggnadsteknik

    Author : Lindholm Tomas; [2014]
    Keywords : Lean; Lean in Construction Projects; Productivity; Construction Industry;

    Abstract : Due to the low productivity growth in the construction industry, there are discussions about theories and tools that could support an increased productivity in construction projects. One such ‘theory’ or package of tools is lean. READ MORE

  2. 17. Gaining Competitiveness Trough Understanding Critical Factors Affecting the Production System : A Case study in cooperation with GKN Driveline Köping AB

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

    Author : Jan-Peter Rosén; Kari Haukirauma; [2013]
    Keywords : production systems; production development; batch; one-piece flow; single piece flow; flow; lean; production; continuous flow; just-in-time; decision support; produktionssystem; produktionsutveckling; batch; enstycksflöde; flöde; lean; production; kontinuerligt flöde; just-in-time; beslutsunderlag;

    Abstract : Globalization and the increasing time to market have led to ever-higher requirements on the production systems. More than often the short-term thinking and the chase for profit lead to cheap quick fixes. READ MORE

  3. 18. The melting Himalayas : examples of water harvesting techniques

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : water harvesting; glacier; climate change; Himalaya; artificial icings; klimatförändringar; glaciär; glacier grafting; konstgjord svallis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Himalayan glaciers are both growing and shrinking as a response to global climate change. The major trend is a loss of ice sheets, especially among the smaller glaciers. As glaciers retreat there is a change in hydrology and seasonal water availability both upstream and downstream of the river basins. READ MORE

  4. 19. Can lean be mean? : A study of negative consequences of lean in supply chains

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2010]
    Keywords : Lean; Supply chain; Lean supply chain; Supply chain management;

    Abstract : Today's world is characterized by volatility and uncertainty. Cooperation is needed to survive in this harsh business climate. Cooperation in supply chains are practiced and well known but in today's tough and volatile environment it is simply not enough. READ MORE

  5. 20. Optimisation of a pillow production line applying Lean principles 

    University essay from KTH/Industriell produktion

    Author : William Fookes; [2010]
    Keywords : lead-time; Value Stream Map; supermarket pull system; FIFO lane; waste; throughput time; delivery; bottleneck; schedule; inventory; Lean philosophy.;

    Abstract : Manufacturing companies throughout the world are interested in reducing the time between a customer placing an order and them receiving the payment for that order. This premise is something that is a central characteristic for the Lean philosophy, and is one of the reasons to apply it. READ MORE