Search for dissertations about: "Lean Production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 swedish dissertations containing the words Lean Production.

  1. 1. Translating Lean Production : From Managerial Discourse to Organizational Practice

    Author : Jostein Pettersen; Jörgen Eklund; Mattias Elg; Andreas Hellström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lean Production; Translation; Implementation; Organizational change; Lean Production; översättning; implementering; organisationsförändring; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The majority of organizational change efforts end in failure. These failures can often be ascribed to lack of understanding of the translation processes that accompany the implementation of management concepts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lean Remanufacturing : Reducing Process Lead Time

    Author : Jelena Kurilova-Palisaitiene; Erik Sundin; Bozena Poksińska; Mats Björkman; Martin Kurdve; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Circular Economy; Lean Production; Toyota Production System; Value Stream Mapping; Remanufacturing Process Challenges and Improvements; Process Efficiency;

    Abstract : Remanufacturing is a product recovery option in which used products are brought back into useful life. While the remanufacturing industry stretches from heavy machinery to automotive parts, furniture, and IT sectors, it faces challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring organizational translation : A case study of changes toward Lean Production

    Author : Jostein Langstrand; Mattias Elg; Bo Bergman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational change; Lean Production; Organizational translation; Organisatorisk förändring; lean; organisatorisk översättning;

    Abstract : Lean Production has received massive attention during recent years, and many organizations attempt to introduce it with an ambition to reach the radical improvement effects that are promised in the popular management literature. However, introducing a management concept can be a very challenging task, and research has shown that the majority of such initiatives fail. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lean Transformation of Industrial Work : Understanding What Supports Socially Sustainable Working Conditions During Lean Manufacturing

    Author : Malin Håkansson; Lotta Dellve; Teresia Nyman; Svend Erik Mathiassen; Per Sederblad; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational Ergonomics; Work Design; Physical Ergonomics; Lean Production; Manufacturing; Working conditions; Work Content Analysis; Musculoskeletal Pain; Technology and Health; Teknik och hälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of to what extent lean manufacturing transforms industrial work, including psychosocial and physical working conditions, and, to understand how socially sustainable working conditions can be supported in a lean organization.Four studies with different methodological approaches are included. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; Technology and Health; Teknik och hälsa;

    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