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TitleLean Engineering for Global Development [electronic resource] / edited by Anabela Carvalho Alves, Franz-Josef Kahlen, Shannon Flumerfelt, Anna Bella Siriban-Manalang
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
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Descript XII, 403 p. 106 illus., 78 illus. in color. online resource


This edited book discusses lean production as a suitable platform for global development by developing systems and products in a quicker, costless and sustainable way and educate people for a lean consumption. Lean thinking principles are totally and synergistically aligned with a lot of disciplines and current issues such as logistic, supply chain, construction, healthcare, ergonomics, education, project management, leadership, coaching, startup, product development, farming and sustainable development. Lean-Green is particularly related to this last issue, sustainable development, the first global challenge for humanity that are totally connected to all remaining 14 global challenges because they are interdependent. Attaining these challenges could bring solutions for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Lean Production and Consumption have an important role in providing these solutions, by systematically reducing wastes in all activities performed, and at the same time, instruct people in having a lean consumption. The target audience primarily comprises research experts in lean management, but the book may also be beneficial for practitioners alike.


Lean Thinking: a transversal and global management philosophy to achieve sustainability benefits -- Lean Thinking as a Learning Strategy at the Service of Global Development -- Teaching Sustainable Lean: the next step towards inculcating a critical problem-solving mindset -- Ergonomic analysis in Lean Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 - a Systematic review -- Contributions of Lean Thinking principles to foster Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Development Goals -- Lean Tools Contribution to Sustainability Outcomes: Insights from a set of Case Studies -- Clean & Lean Production in Fish Canning Industry- A Case Study -- The effect of Lean practices on environmental performance: an empirical study -- The Lean-Green BOPSE indicator to assess efficiency and sustainability -- Using Lean and Green indexes to measure companies’ performance -- Implementing Lean Production to promote Textile and Clothing Industry Sustainability -- The Lean City: Citizen as producer, consumer, product -- Accelerating Sustainability with Lean Leadership

Industrial management-Environmen Engineering economy Management Sustainability Management. Engineering Economics Organization Logistics Marketing. Innovation/Technology Management.


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