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How enablers for lean product development motivate engineers
This paper discusses how intrinsic motivation is affected by lean enablers such as clear project objectives and Customer Requirements (CR), continuous improvement and cross-functional teams. Expand
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Continuous Improvement beyond the Lean understanding
Abstract Continuous Improvement is seen as a cornerstone in Lean Thinking, but the improvement process of operations has been done long before Lean entered companies’ agenda. This paper will draw theExpand
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The Pivoting Problem of Lean
Abstract Modern organizations try to tap into the employees’ knowledge, engagement and motivation by introducing informal organization and easily understood tools. These efforts are thought to helpExpand
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Forms of Innovation—Insights from Product Development
The dualism of science, technology and innovation (STI) and doing, using and interacting (DUI) modes of innovation has been accepted by scholars as a seemingly clear and useful heuristic dichotomyExpand
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Integrating Quality and Lean into a Holistic Production System
Abstract Companies have for years tried to figure out how to consistently organize their business units for improving quality and efficiency and at the same time reduce costs and lead times. Toyota'sExpand
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Sketching the Landscape for Lean Digital Transformation
This paper aims to sketch the landscape for current theories and managerial challenges facing Lean and digital transformation based on Lean principles with respect to organizational design, supply chain planning, decision systems and supplier relationships. Expand
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Blockchain-Enabled Information Sharing Within a Supply Chain: A Systematic Literature Review
A supply chain consists of many stakeholders such as suppliers, carriers and customers. Expand
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Development of Suspension Parts Project
From a macro and national perspective, this chapter focuses on the specificities of a manufacturing sector, that is, the Norwegian automotive industry. The chapter introduces the reader to productExpand