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Standardizing the Concept of Lean: A Literature Review

Islam, A. S. M. Touhidul and Sorooshian, Shahryar and Syed Radzi, Rahamaddulla and Shariman, Mustafa (2018) Standardizing the Concept of Lean: A Literature Review. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 119 (15). pp. 2089-2094. ISSN 1311-8080 (print); 314-3395 (online)

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Abstract

In modern day‟s global competition, companies adopting lean management to maximize productivity and quality with lower cost and time spent. But the success rate of lean implementation is far below than assumed. The authors noticed that there is a scope to research onunderstanding lean by definitions. Fundamentally, the term “Lean”, mostly representing the Toyota production system has been being defined by many authors in many forms. But still the uniformity and clarity is not gained to come to a conclusion with consensus. Hence thispaper aims to eliminate variability in defining lean bycreatinga versatile, easily understandable and acceptable meaningby reviewing contemporary literature and interviewing industry experts.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lean management; Literature Review
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 17 May 2019 02:38
Last Modified: 17 May 2019 02:38
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/24978
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