The impacts of lean production on working conditions: A case study of a harvester assembly line in Brazil

@inproceedings{Saurin2009TheIO,
  title={The impacts of lean production on working conditions: A case study of a harvester assembly line in Brazil},
  author={Tarcisio Abreu Saurin and Cl{\'e}ber Fabr{\'i}cio Ferreira},
  year={2009}
}
Although the ambiguity of the impacts of lean production (LP) on working conditions is well-known, few in-depth empirical data are available concerning LP applications in contexts other than automobile plants located in developed countries. This study presents an assessment of the impacts of LP on working conditions in a harvester assembly line of an American-owned plant in Brazil. Data collection involved four main stages: (a) a qualitative assessment of the extent to which 11 LP enablers were… CONTINUE READING
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