Improvement Of Manufacturing Operations Through A Lean Management Approach

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Research Paper review on “Improvement of Manufacturing Operations through a Lean Management Approach: A Case Study in the Pharmaceutical Industry”

This is a review on the research paper “Improvement of Manufacturing Operations through a Lean Management Approach: A Case Study in the Pharmaceutical Industry” by Maria Elena Nenni, Luca Giustiniano and Luca Pirolo submitted to University of Naples Federico and University LUISS Guido Carli

Abstract:
At the current situation, Lean Manufacturing has turned into an overall marvel. It is entirely effective in drawing the consideration of organizations of all sizes. An extensive number of organizations are taking after Lean advancements and encountering unlimited upgrades in quality, production, customer service etc. According to lean principles, any use of resources that does not deliver consumer value is a target for change or elimination. It also refers to the elimination of non-value adding/wastes. This Lean approach has mainly been applied in manufacturing, notably in Toyota, and the Toyota Production System, from where Lean originates in the early 1960’s but not to a complete extent. However, lean has also been widely applied in non-manufacturing areas. ‘Lean Management’, or rather ‘Lean production’ is considered to be a smart approach on a system of measures and methodologies. Considering the aspects on a whole, the potential to bring the concept of Lean in various fields of activity like product development, supply chain,…
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