TITLE

The state of lean manufacturing in the UK 2001 to 2006

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Management Services;Autumn2008, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the state of lean manufacturing in Great Britain from 2001 to 2006. It explores the perceived benefits of lean that have evolved from a basic desire to reduce costs, to a more systematic approach to becoming more competitive. It also identifies the barriers to the acceptance of lean manufacturing. It also provides evidence that companies are giving much more thought to the implementation of lean with the use of specialist consultants, internally trained lean coaches and help from government agencies.
ACCESSION #
35457940

 

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