Search for dissertations about: "Lean"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 426 swedish dissertations containing the word Lean.

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

    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

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

    Author : Bengt Halling; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Lars Medbo; 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

  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. Lean contracting : relational contracting influenced by lean thinking

    Author : Bengt Toolanen; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    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. 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