Search for dissertations about: "sustainable manufacturing practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable manufacturing practices.

  1. 1. Exploring sustainable manufacturing principles and practices

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Engineering

    Author : Claudia Alayón; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable manufacturing principles; sustainable manufacturing practices;

    Abstract : The manufacturing industry remains a critical force in the quest for global sustainability. An increasing number of companies are modifying their operations in favor of more sustainable practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability and company performance Evidence from the manufacturing industry

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lujie Chen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Empirical research; sustainable practices; company performance;

    Abstract : This dissertation approaches the question of sustainability and its influence on company performance, with special focus on the manufacturing industry. In the contemporary production environment, manufacturing operations must take into account not only profit, but also environmental and social performance, in order to ensure the long-term development of the company. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Malin Håkansson; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational Ergonomics; Work Design; Physical Ergonomics; Lean Production; Manufacturing; Working conditions; Work Content Analysis; Musculoskeletal Pain; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    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

  4. 4. Quality Management for sustainable product development: Adaptations of practices and tools

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Vanajah Siva Subramaniam; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainable product development; environment; Robust Design Methodology.; adaptation; Quality Management; integration; sustainability;

    Abstract : Quality Management is a management approach that has been suggested to project a number of synergies with sustainable development in general, and environmental sustainability in particular. For example, the principles of customer focus and continuous improvement are applicable in practices supporting environmental sustainability, especially in product development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enhancing the process of environmental improvement in manufacturing industry

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Karin Höckerdal; Mälardalens högskola.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Lean production; Environmental management; Manufacturing industry; Improvement process; Employee involvement involvement; and Explorative case study; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : To enable competitive industrial production, it is crucial to understand how to design and operate competitive production systems. Today, much operations management research focuses on the environmental dimension of sustainable manufacturing. READ MORE