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An introduction to value stream mapping and analysis
Linköping University, Department of Management and Engineering, Logistics & Quality Management. Linköping University, Faculty of Science & Engineering.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9155-189X
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Abstract [en]

Value stream mapping (VSM) is a method for illustrating and analyzing the logic of a production process. The terminology stems  from the metaphor of the production process as a steady stream of products where value is added for each step that the products take down stream. This metaphor and the  terminology also strengthen the notion of continuous flow as the ultimate form of production–at least in terms of efficiency...

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Linköping: Linköping University Electronic Press, 2016. , 28 p.
Keyword [en]
Value stream mapping, Lean
Keyword [sv]
värdeflödesanalys, lean
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Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-129946OAI: diva2:945581
Available from: 2016-07-01 Created: 2016-07-01 Last updated: 2016-07-05Bibliographically approved

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