Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Lean Manufacturing

Edited by Karmen Pažek

University of Maribor

Lean manufacturing is a process used in production to maximize efficiency and minimize waste by considering sustainability and the environment. This book presents a comprehensive overview of lean manufacturing in various enterprises, including manufacturing, construction, and the fabric and textile industry, among others. Chapters cover such topics as barriers to lean manufacturing, enterprise modeling, lean practices and circular economies, and more.

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Lean ManufacturingEdited by Karmen Pažek

Published: November 3rd 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.92922

ISBN: 978-1-83969-150-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-149-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-151-5

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

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1. Application of Lean in a Small and Medium Enterprise

By Venkataramanaiah Saddikuti, Saketh Saddikuti Venkat and Ganesh Babu Shanmugam


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2. Lean and Kaizen: The Past and the Future of the Methodologies

By Vasileios Ismyrlis


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3. Introduction to Lean Waste and Lean Tools

By Shyam Sunder Sharma and Rahul Khatri


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4. Effect of Lean Practices on Organizational Performance

By Lokpriya Mohanrao Gaikwad and Vivek K. Sunnapwar


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5. Enhancement of Textile Supply Chain Performance through Optimal Capacity Planning

By Imen Safra and Kaouther Ghachem


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6. From Lean Manufacturing to Lean Construction: How Principles, Tools, and Techniques Evolved

By Sevilay Demirkesen


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7. Model-Based Enterprise Continuous Improvement

By Bruno Vallespir and Anne Zouggar-Amrani


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8. Single Minute Exchange of Dies: Classical Tool of Lean Manufacturing

By Yash Dave


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9. Lean Manufacturing as a Strategy for Continuous Improvement in Organizations

By María Marcela Solís-Quinteros, Carolina Zayas-Márquez, Luis Alfredo Ávila-López and Teresa Carrillo-Gutirrez


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10. Development of Integrated Lean Six Sigma-Baldrige Framework for Manufacturing Waste Minimization: A Case of NAS Foods Plc

By Kassu Jilcha Sileyew and Selamawit Gebreyohanis


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11. Analysis, an Anathema: Is That a Fervent Diatribe of Lean?

By Sajit Jacob and Krishnamurthy Kothandaraman


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12. Lean Manufacturing towards Green Manufacturing Practices and Its Implementation in SME’s

By J.P. Rishi


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13. Lean Manufacturing Practices and Environmental Performance

By Ruhet Genç


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14. Circular and Lean Food Supply Chains

By Stella Despoudi


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