publication . Bachelor thesis . 2012

Lean in the supply chain : research and practice

Ugochukwu, Paschal;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Kvalitetsteknik
  • Country: Sweden
Lean is a management philosophy that enhances customer value through waste elimination and continuous improvement in a system by applying lean principles, practices, and techniques. The focus on lean implementations and research had been typically a single company without extension to the entire supply chain. When the concept of lean is implemented across the entire supply chain, however, it is referred to as lean supply chain. The purpose of this thesis is to create a structure from theory and practice of lean in the supply chain, which will enhance understanding of the field.  The thesis is based on a comprehensive review of articles on lean in the supply chai...
free text keywords: Supply chain, Lean, Literature review
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