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Adoption of lean thinking practices at Brazilian auto part companies
The objective of this study is to analyze the adoption of lean thinking practices at Brazilian auto part companies. For such, a survey was conducted at 75 sector companies. The results reveal that among all practices, the ...
Sustaining lean thinking in healthcare: case studies
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosUFSCarPrograma de Pós-graduação em Engenharia de ProduçãoCâmpus São Carlos, 2018-03-01)
Many hospitals have achieved high levels of lean performance only to lose it later on. These hospitals, which often achieved excellent results, neglected some specific aspects of sustaining lean improvements in their ...
Opportunities for the application of Lean Thinking in constructionOportunidades da aplicação do Lean Thinking na construção
(ANTAC - Associação Nacional de Tecnologia do Ambiente Construído, 2008)
Incorporating IT & AT Convergence into Lean Thinking/Six Sigma via the Smarter Operation Transformation (SOT) Methodology
The growing demands for industrial products are imposing an increasingly intense level of competitiveness on the industrial operations. In the meantime, the convergence of information technology (IT) and automation ...
Product and process development using the lean thinking principles in an automotive industry
(SAESão Paulo, 2014-10-30)
The competition among automotive industries increases each year worldwide. Traditional industries as well as traditional markets end up becoming the target for expansion of new global industries. It can be stated that ...
“Aplicación del Pensamiento Lean en Proyectos Mediante Lean Project Management”
(Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 2011)
The current of Lean Thinking, and specifically the concepts of Lean Manufacturing, has its origins in the so-called Total Production System (TPS). This system has been defined as a methodology or a philosophy of excellence ...