Search for dissertations about: "lean"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 379 swedish dissertations containing the word lean.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Bengt Halling; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Lean contracting relational contracting influenced by lean thinking

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Bengt Toolanen; [2008]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Senior Managers and Lean The importance of becoming a practitioner

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Renström; KTH.; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Lean Remanufacturing Reducing Process Lead Time

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jelena Kurilova-Palisaitiene; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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

  5. 5. Translating Lean Production From Managerial Discourse to Organizational Practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jostein Pettersen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Lean Production; Translation; Implementation; Organizational change; Lean Production; översättning; implementering; organisationsförändring; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi 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