Lean in the Aspect of Sustainability
AbstractThe article introduces the principles of Lean and Sustainability. It will analyze the points where overlaps occur between these two fields and show how a well-functioning unified system focusing on both areas could be developed. It looks at the effects of Lean and its -best-known tool 5S on the pillars of Social, Economical and Environmental Sustainability. Finally, it makes proposals on how to develop a sustainable system and what could be applied.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Faculty of Economics, University of Miskolc in its journal Theory Methodology Practice (TMP).
Volume (Year): 8 (2012)
Issue (Month): 01 ()
Lean; Sustainability; Social Sustainability; Environment and Economy; 5S;
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