Minshull, Lauren and Dehe, Benjamin (2017) Implementing Lean techniques within micro-enterprises: a case of Cedar Labels. In: POMS 28th Annual Conference, May 5-8 2017, Seattle, WA. (Unpublished)

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This study delves into the implementation of Lean techniques (5S, SMED, JiT and TPM) within a micro-manufacturing in the UK. Using an action research methodology, we assessed the different techniques’ effect on variation, cycle times and productivity. This study contributes directly to the lack of quality management research in micro-organizations.

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