Literature Review on Lean Manufacturing

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This is a college level paper on lean manufacturing, This is a 11 page, single spaced document with table of contents and work cited page. Very well written document.

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Lean Manufacturing in the Automobile Industrybyfor ABSTRACTCompetition and demand are some of the top concerns of businesses today. With both of these issue growing each year, businesses are more focused the ever to find new and innovative approaches to meet the demands of each. One of the most popular approaches that businesses are incorporating to take on such a task is lean manufacturing. A tactic whose goal is to overall eliminate waste and increase productivity through value added time only. This paper describes some learning from the literature and actual practices of lean manufacturing. The focus will be in the automobile industry. Also, a brief history will be given on lean manufacturing, a number of lean tools and techniques which support lean implementation will be described, and the unappealing aspects of implementing lean will be discussed.TABLE OF CONTENTS1. INTRODUCTION 2. The automobile industry has been an industry with lots of success. In discussing its fortunes, the focus is usually put on the assembly segment of the industry. Assembly related activities represent only the most visible part of this industry. Auto manufacturers have been making changes to improve operations for more than 20 years (Stephen, 2008). Today, the pace of the automotive industry has never been faster, and there has never been a greater emphasis on lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and other activi

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