Training for successful lean manufacturing implementation

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Ichimura, Maki, Jahankhani, Hamid and Arunachalam, S. 2006. Training for successful lean manufacturing implementation. Proceedings of Advances in Computing and Technology. (AC&T) The School of Computing and Technology 1st Annual Conference University of East London pp. 167-172
AuthorsIchimura, Maki, Jahankhani, Hamid and Arunachalam, S.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

Implementing lean manufacturing is a complex and everlasting task. The workers involving
in production processes are the pivot of the lean manufacturing implementation. Training is known as
a vehicle to assist the implementation process. Despite awareness of the training importance, so far, a
little is available to assist to organise an efficient training. This paper summarises the overview of lean
manufacturing and discuss the importance of human resource within lean implementation process. It
then proposes a training framework for production workers in lean environment.

Keywordslean manufacturing; market requirements; business strategy; organisational culture; training framework
Year2006
ConferenceProceedings of Advances in Computing and Technology
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Deposited12 Jul 2010
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/859
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Ichimura, M.; Jahankhani, H.; Arunachalam, S. (2006) ‘Training for successful lean manufacturing implementation’ Proceedings of Advances in Computing and Technology, (AC&T) The School of Computing and Technology 1st Annual Conference, University of East London, pp.167-172.

Place of publicationUniversity of East London
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