This paper aims to demonstrate the positive effect of a Lean Management (LM) approach to increasing efficiency, even in a company which is subject to critical market issues. The pharmaceutical industry is a well-known example of a crisis-affected context and companies have directed attention to Lean Management for a long time, but they are stable in increasing effectiveness. This research uses a case study to move the attention to efficiency as an attractive LM goal.

Improvement of Manufacturing Operations through a Lean Management Approach: A Case Study in the Pharmaceutical Industry / Maria Elena, Nenni; Giustiniano, Luca; Pirolo, Luca. - In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT. - ISSN 1847-9790. - 24:6(2014), pp. 1-6. [10.5772/59027]

Improvement of Manufacturing Operations through a Lean Management Approach: A Case Study in the Pharmaceutical Industry

GIUSTINIANO, LUCA;PIROLO, LUCA
2014

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This paper aims to demonstrate the positive effect of a Lean Management (LM) approach to increasing efficiency, even in a company which is subject to critical market issues. The pharmaceutical industry is a well-known example of a crisis-affected context and companies have directed attention to Lean Management for a long time, but they are stable in increasing effectiveness. This research uses a case study to move the attention to efficiency as an attractive LM goal.
Lean Management; Pharmaceutical industry; Production flow; Manufacturing
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