Search for dissertations about: "Lean Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 swedish dissertations containing the words Lean Management.

  1. 1. Lean Visual Management of Deviations in Product Development and Production - Coining Physical, Digital, and Hybrid Pulse Methodology

    Author : Onur Kaya; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; lean management; Visualization; visual management; lean tools.; issue management; deviation management; disturbance management; lean;

    Abstract : Lean is a relatively new trend, and every company strives for lean aiming for creating more output while using less input by focusing on the customer via eliminating non-value adding waste. Lean started at Toyota within its production system. From production, it started to be used in product development, and later on to other various sectors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human Lean : Combining Sense of Coherence and Lean to achieve productivity and health

    Author : Bengt Halling; Lars Bengtsson; Katarina Wijk; Jörgen Eklund; Bonnie Poksinska; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; barriers; health promotion; implementation; Lean; leadership; management; organizational change; productivity; sense of coherence; supportive factors; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to identify barriers to and supportive factors for Lean implementation and to investigate how application of the Sense of Coherence (SOC) theory combined with Lean philosophy may affect health and productivity. The thesis is based on five studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Senior Management Lean Practice : A Team-Based Approach to Facilitate Learning

    Author : Jonas Renström; Lars Bengtsson; Camilla Niss; Jörgen Eklund; Anders Fundin; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lean; leadership; management; cross-functional teams; senior managers; Lean implementation; Lean; ledarskap; management; tvärfunktionella grupper; senior ledning; Lean implementation; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : In order to improve organizational performance, organizations within both production and servicesectors keep turning to the Lean concept with hopes of finding a productive approach to theirchallenges. This tendency appears to remain in spite of reports indicating that the Lean concept isfar from easy to develop, implement and sustain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lean contracting : relational contracting influenced by lean thinking

    Author : Bengt Toolanen; []

    Abstract : The construction sector represents a most vital proportion of Swedish society through its main task of meeting the demands regarding buildings and infrastructure needed, among other things, for living, work, leisure time, education and communication. That this is executed in an effective manner is an important issue for a sustainable development of society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Senior Managers and Lean : The importance of becoming a practitioner

    Author : Jonas Renström; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Camilla Niss; Lars Medbo; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Lean; leadership; management; Lean management; senior managers; Lean implementation;

    Abstract : Considered to be one of the most influential paradigms in manufacturing, Lean has developed and expanded beyond the shop floor and manufacturing environment of the auto industry. Lean is considered to be applicable throughout organizations and other industries besides manufacturing. READ MORE