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    • A case study of an integrated manufacturing performance measurement and meeting system 

      Olivella Nadal, Jordi; Gregorio Garcia, Ruben (2015-05-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      The purpose of this paper is, first, to expose an integrated manufacturing performance measurement and meeting system implemented to focus the organization on value streams and, by doing it, to improve performance, and, ...
    • A case study of lean, sustainable manufacturing 

      Miller, Geoff; Pawloski, Janice; Standrigde, Charles Robert (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2010-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      A small furniture production company has integrated lean tools and sustainability concepts with discrete event simulation modeling and analysis as well as mathematical optimization to make a positive impact on the environment, ...
    • A comprehensive insight into Lean management: Literature review and trends 

      Sinha, Neena; Matharu, Misha (OmniaScience, 2019-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: Lean Management has evolved into an inter-disciplinary subject with linkages to Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, and Strategic Management. The objective of this paper is to review journal articles ...
    • A domain model for capturing knowledge of the Lean approach 

      Tiamaz, Younes; Souissi, Nissrine (OmniaScience, 2019-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: The literature offers many definitions of the Lean but it lacks a standard definition that would facilitate its implementation. These definitions are closely related to the specificities of the domain, sector or ...
    • A framework for effective implementation of lean production in small and medium-sized enterprises 

      Belhadi, Amine; Touriki, Fatima Ezzahra; El Fezazi, Said (OmniaScience, 2016-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: The present paper aims at developing an effective framework including all the components required for implementing lean production properly in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Design/methodology/approach: ...
    • A geometrical model for managing surface productivity of U-Shaped assembly lines 

      Gil Vilda, Francisco; Yagüe-Fabra, José Antonio; Sunyer Torrents, Albert; Jauregui-Becker, Juan M.; Wits, Wessel W. (2018-04-22)
      Article
      Open Access
      U-Shaped Assembly Lines (U-SALs) are cellular manufacturing systems that, among other things, provide a remarkable feature for industrial cost efficiency: their effectiveness in space utilization. While the challenge of ...
    • A Model to Align Organizational Culture to Lean Culture 

      Taherimashhadi, Mehrsa; Ribas Vila, Immaculada (OmniaScience, 2018-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: Since the emergence of Lean Manufacturing many organizations strived to implement it. Nonetheless, sustainable Lean transformation is not as easy as to be simply achieved. Several aspects need to be taken into ...
    • A model to align organizational culture to lean culture 

      Taherimashhadi, Mehrsa; Ribas Vila, Immaculada (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Organització d'Empreses (OE), 2018-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: Since the emergence of Lean Manufacturing many organizations strived to implement it. Nonetheless, sustainable Lean transformation is not as easy as to be simply achieved. Several aspects need to be taken into ...
    • A simulation-enhanced lean design process 

      Marvel, Jon H.; Standrigde, Charles Robert (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2009-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      A traditional lean transformation process does not validate the future state before implementation, relying instead on a series of iterations to modify the system until performance is satisfactory. An enhanced lean process ...
    • An accounting system to support process improvements: transition to lean accounting 

      Ruiz de Arbulo-López, Patxi; Fortuny Santos, Jordi (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2010-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      From the last two decades of the 20th Century on, many companies have adopted production strategies that could be termed “lean manufacturing”. Lean team leaders state that traditional costing systems fail to properly assess ...
    • An ANP-Based Network to Measure the Impact of Lean Production on Organisational Performance 

      Ruano Pérez, José Luis; Rodriguez Rodriguez, Raúl; Alfaro-Saiz, Juan-Jose; Verdecho Saez, Maria Jose (OmniaScience, 2018-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: The main objective of this research is to design a decision-making network, based on the Analytic Network Process (ANP) technique (Saaty, 1996), which will include the main elements to take into account when stating ...
    • Analysing the adoption of lean production in remanufacturing industry 

      Priyono, Anjar; Idris, Fazli (OmniaScience, 2018-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the challenges of lean manufacturing implementation in the remanufacturing industry. The research was undertaken in three types of remanufacturing company, torque converter, gearbox, and ...
    • Analysis of the integration of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies 

      Xampeny Solaní, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universtat de Barcelona, 2015-06)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Many organizations use an improvement methodology that is a mixture or Lean and Six Sigma. The theoretical framework as how to integrate both methods are not clearly defined, there is small bibliography on the subject and ...
    • Analysis of the process of facilities leasing in an aeronautical environment 

      Herrero Ortiz, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-26)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Català:Aquest projecte ha estat desenvolupat com a part com d' un acord entre AENA i la UPC per desenvolupar activitats conjuntes. Un equip amb membres de totes dues institucions va ser creat per fer l'anàlisis del ...
    • Análisis de la viabilidad para el desarrollo de una unidad de coste dedicada a posibles mejoras de la producción 

      Tejedor Almoril, Irvin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-15)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Louis Vuitton
      En el presente proyecto se realiza la concepción de un nuevo departamento encargado del diseño y fabricación de plantillas y útiles para ayudar y mejorar la producción. El estudio se centrará en un caso real de una planta ...
    • Análisis y evaluación de la implantación de Last Planner System y otras herramientas Lean Construction en obras de edificación 

      Roguera Sánchez, Iván (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      UPC Master thesis
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    • Aplicació d'eines Lean Manufacturing en un entorn productiu tipus craft 

      Santacreu Puiggròs, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-13)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Macsa
      Aquest projecte ha buscat adaptar la fabricació estil artesanal del model de làser SPA 30W de l’empresa Macsa id a una fabricació Lean Manufacturing, buscant obtenir beneficis com una millora de la qualitat del producte, ...
    • Aplicació de tècniques Lean Manufacturing en una línia de producció d'un fàbrica de productes de neteja 

      Costals Daví, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Degut a les demandes i necessitats de l’empresa en qüestió, s’han fet moltes modificacions a la maquinària de fàbrica per tal de produir productes nous, afegint més quantitat de canvis de format a les línies de producció ...
    • Aplicación de la mejora continua en un sistema productivo por medio del Visual Lean (visual management + lean manufacturing) 

      Fernández Heredia, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El trabajo que se presenta a continuación, representa el término de un año y medio de trabajo adaptando las últimas metodologías de gestión de procesos de fabricación, al área de logística de una empresa de Venta a ...
    • Aplicación de principios Lean para la mejora de procesos en una empresa de artes gráficas 

      Cervera de Pablo, Oriol; Coma Salvat, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision