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Lean Implementing Facilitating Integrated Value Chain

Abstract

High global competition forces manufacturers to continuously aim for optimizing their processes. Identifying and eliminating waste and streamlining the value chain, are the main objective of lean. Therefore, many companies use this tool to provide an optimized value chain. However, it is often seen that the interfaces in between the process steps are forgotten. Based on empirical data from five different organizations from different industries, the following question will be addressed: In what way does lean contribute to achieve value chain integration?

Category

Academic article

Client

  • Research Council of Norway (RCN) / 237900

Language

English

Author(s)

Affiliation

  • SINTEF Manufacturing

Year

2020

Published in

Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering

ISSN

1876-1100

Publisher

Springer

Volume

634 LNEE

Page(s)

358 - 365

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