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Lean and Green Production Development: Examples of Industrial Practices in China and Turkey
Mälardalen University, School of Innovation, Design and Engineering.
Mälardalen University, School of Innovation, Design and Engineering.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This master thesis project was initiated in connection to the research project “Green Production Systems”, which is being conducted at Mälardalen University with involvement of academics and Swedish automotive and manufacturing industries. This thesis is prepared in guidance of “Development of guidelines for environmental value improvement and cost decrease” work package and the work package associated “Lean and Green Production Systems” master thesis proposal (see Appendix I). The aim of the thesis is to provide the work package with an international aspect under the given master thesis proposal scoping. The main objective of this thesis has been to contribute to a further understanding of how approaches to lean and green can be used to develop competitive production systems. A theoretical frame of reference has been presented in order to provide the research with a theoretical foundation. Further, empirical studies of four companies from China and Turkey have been carried out to investigate how companies perceive and work with their production systems in terms of applications of lean and green approaches. The empirical studies also aimed at identifying good examples of current practices that the companies achieved within the area.

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2011. , 131 p.
Keyword [en]
Lean Production/Manufacturing, Green Production/Manufacturing, Lean and Green Production/Manufacturing, Clean Production/Manufacturing
National Category
Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-13887OAI: diva2:471081
2011-11-04, Eskilstuna, 10:40 (English)
Available from: 2012-01-02 Created: 2011-12-31 Last updated: 2012-01-02Bibliographically approved

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