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The implementation of lean manufacturing in Malaysian automotive industry

S., Ahmad Fakhri and Jahare, Muhammad Hafiz and Abd. Rahman, Mohamed (2012) The implementation of lean manufacturing in Malaysian automotive industry. Advanced Materials Research, 576 (2012). pp. 731-734. ISSN 1022-6680

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Abstract

The study was conducted to investigate the level of implementation of lean manufacturing (LM) in Malaysian automotive industry. A number of survey methodologies were utilized to ensure reliability of the results of this study. Thirteen areas have been identified as typical workplaces implementing lean manufacturing. The study also investigated the benefits gained and obstacles faced by manufacturers in implementing the system. The frequency and tendency of applying lean tools in manufacturing environment have also been ranked.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3307/40549
Uncontrolled Keywords: Automotive; Lean manufacturing; Lean tools; Reliability; Survey methodologies
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering.
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Mohamed Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2015 16:26
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2015 16:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/40549

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