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The development of strategies for lean operations in SMIs

Ariff, Tasnim Firdaus and Ahmed, Shamsuddin (2005) The development of strategies for lean operations in SMIs. In: International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical & Material Engineering (ICRAMME 2005), 30 - 31 May 2005, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present the empirical findings of research using lean concepts that can best fit into the operation of SMIs in Malaysia. This paper uses a case study to illustrate its findings based on a medium scale industry in Malaysia. The findings were collected and tabulated accordingly into bar charts for validation purposes. The principles of Lean Manufacturing has proven to improve quality, on-time delivery, material flow and customer satisfaction by eliminating waste which helps reduce operating costs and improves overall productivity.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5202/26339
Uncontrolled Keywords: lean concepts, eliminate waste, improvements
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155 Production management
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Tasnim Firdaus Ariff
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2013 03:50
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 03:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26339

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