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Author
Bednarek Mariusz (University of Social Sciences in Lodz, Poland)
Title
Lean Manufacturing - Results of Selected Implementation Projects
Source
Journal of Intercultural Management, 2013, vol. 5, nr 4, s. 23-34, rys., bibliogr. 5 poz.
Keyword
Kaizen, Produkcja
Kaizen, Production
Note
summ.
Abstract
Lean Manufacturing is a structured program whose objective is to maximize the effectiveness of the company. It is based on the practices and methods of KAIZEN / LEAN applied by the world's best companies. The experiences from the Author led us to the conclusion that the Lean Manufacturing is based , among others, on the following concepts:
  • Total Productive Maintenance TPM
  • Single Minute Exchange Die SMED.
The Lean Manufacturing focuses on the systematic pursuit and elimination of waste and losses. The losses identified are analyzed, evaluated in adequate manner to the attribute processes. The result of the analysis determines where and how to intervene. In the paper has been presented the bases of Lean Manufacturing. The results of the implementation of Lean Manufacturing in different companies have been described. The main issues of Lean Manufacturing implementation have been characterized. (original abstract)
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  1. Bednarek M. et al., Continuous Improvement Management (CMI) otra via hacia la empresa Lean- SAN, UPSLP, 2012.
  2. Nakajima S., Introduction to TPM, Productivity Press, 1988.
  3. Shingo S., Una revolucion en la produccion - el sistema SMED, Productivity Press Inc., 1990.
  4. Suzuki T., TPM in Process Industries, Productivity Press, 1992.
  5. Womack J., La maquina que cambio el mundo, Mc. Graw-Hill, 1992.
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ISSN
2080-0150
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/joim-2013-0024
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