Textile industry the project aims to develop a methodology to transform small and medium companies to lean manufacturing enterprises it seeks to define and evaluate administrative, production and service processes in a textile company which manufactures garment apparel, define problems in these processes, raise. Name of candidate: major george e chittenden thesis title: lean manufacturing principles improving the targeting process approved by: , thesis committee chair ltc gordon m gore, ba , member chad g lemay, msa , member donald b connelly, phd accepted this 8th day of june 2012 by. This thesis focuses on operational excellence following the lean six sigma (lss ) method 11 implementing lss in organizations lss comprises lean and six sigma, and both are methods to improve operations lean is focused on the elimination of waste and aligning and synchronizing the pace of operations in a value. The issues considered in the following doctoral thesis were lean management principles and tools necessary for successful implementation, as well as their importance to improve the companies functioning and to estimate the intensity of wastes that appear in district heating companies it was made an attempt to show the. This article compares the techniques developed for lean assembly with those of lean manufacturing it also introduces an assessment tool implemented by a general construction as part of a new production system known as lean production (krafick, 1988 bartezzaghi phd thesis, university of salford, saldord, uk.
Cranfield university claire biggs exploration of the integration of lean and environmental improvement school of applied science phd thesis 2009/10 prof investigate the synergies and similarities between lean manufacturing and environmental impact reduction in manufacturing, with a strong focus on practical. An integrated framework for applying lean manufacturing and other strategies in mass customization environments gregory brandon stump university of kentucky, [email protected] this thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the graduate school at uknowledge. Jamal's research interests are tqm, lean production and operation management and expertise in the fields of 5s, tpm, quality and sustainability jamal's academic qualifications are: • doctor of philosophy (management— industrial management), university technology malaysia-(2016)—phd thesis.
Exploring lean implementation success factors in job shop, batch shop, and assembly line manufacturing settings by daniela todorova dissertation submitted to the college of technology eastern michigan university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of. In this chapter the topic of the thesis is introduced after briefly discussing the background of lean six sigma from a historical and scientific perspective, the particular context of small and medium sized manufacturing enterprises, relevant for the implementation of lean six sigma, is described subsequently, the research. Impact analysis of large-scale lean manufacturing initiatives upon manufacturing process innovation in irish companies by william mcgrath a thesis submitted for the degree of masters in science in information systems processes school of science department of physical and.
I hereby declare that i worked out the diploma thesis entitled “application of lean six sigma in engineering enterprises” myself, under the supervision of doc ing radoslav škapa phd, and that i stated in it all the literary resources and other specialist sources used according to legislation, internal regulations of masaryk. Cranfield university school of management phd thesis academic year 2002/3 heather skipworth the application of form postponement in manufacturing supervisor: professor alan harrison manufacturing (van hoek 1998a) 34 table 26: conflicting goals of lean logistics (inger et al 1995) 37.
Lean manufacturing tools and techniques in the process industry with a focus on steel abdullah, fawaz mohammed (2003) lean manufacturing tools and techniques in the process industry with a focus on steel doctoral dissertation, university of. An empirical investigation of the influence of preparation and implementation capabilities on lean management competence (thesis format: monograph) by david barrett graduate program in business administration a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy. Lean manufacturing - an integrated socio-technical systems approach to work design a thesis presented to the graduate school of clemson university in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the degree doctor of philosophy management by mohammed iqbal raja may 2011 accepted.
This thesis is submitted to dublin institute of technology as the fulfilment of the requirement for the award of the degree of doctor of philosophy supervisor the theory behind lean philosophy is to create more value with less effective lean management enables organisations to exceed customer expectations while. Director, construction engineering & management at the university of texas at arlington i have been amazingly phd and dr mostafa ghandehari, phd for taking the time out from their extremely busy schedules for my thesis, and the objectives of this thesis are to analyze how lean construction techniques improve. This thesis included three action research cycles within a real demand-supply chain of asignificant international actor based on the results of this doctoral thesis, companies must harmonise their product portfolioglobally, including all their sites 25 211 lean manufacturing and jit philosophy. Lean six sigma (lss) is a business process improvement methodology that aims to increase operational efficiency by improving quality, speed, customer satisfaction and costs (antony and laureani, 2012) the main objective of this research was to explore the employee perceptions on lss initiatives in.