Search for dissertations about: "Lean implementation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words Lean implementation.

  1. 1. Lean Implementation : the significance of people and dualism

    Author : Bengt Halling; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Lars Medbo; Halling Bengt; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Lean; leadership; management; implementation; barriers; comparison; development; health care; manufacturing;

    Abstract : Lean, with its origins at the Toyota Motor Company, is a concept that is known to increase effectiveness in manufacturing. The Lean concept is now argued to be relevant not only in manufacturing but in service and health-care delivery as well. The reported results of Lean implementation efforts are divided. 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. 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

  4. 4. 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

  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; 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