Leanness and agility: a comparative theoretical view

  title={Leanness and agility: a comparative theoretical view},
  author={Nesrine Eltawy and David Gallear},
  journal={Ind. Manag. Data Syst.},
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to compare and distinguish between two salient means for improving the management of, and leveraging the effectiveness of, supply chains. Leanness and agility have been considered recently as prominent and successful means for competing. The paper examines the literature on leanness and agility thinking including their definitions, importance and practices. The paper also highlights the argument surrounding the relationship direction between these… 

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