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Lean tools and techniques: a comparison between Malaysian manufacturing and services organisations

Yahya, Mohd Shahir and Mohammad, Musli and Omar, Badrul and Ramly, Edly Ferdin (2018) Lean tools and techniques: a comparison between Malaysian manufacturing and services organisations. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (3.7). pp. 345-348. ISSN 2227524X


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The purpose of this study is to compare lean tools and techniques in terms of the awareness, usage, effectiveness and potential future adoption between Malaysian manufacturing and services organisations in order to help Malaysian organisations to select, adopt and im-plement the right lean tools and techniques based their context. An online questionnaire survey of 114 respondents from 15 states in Ma-laysia was conducted. The quantitative data were gathered and analysed using the Statistical software. The findings of the survey indicat-ed that there are no significance differences (p<0.05) between both manufacturing and services organisations for majority of lean tools and techniques. Nevertheless, Malaysian manufacturing organisations has indicated more prone to adopt some lean tools and techniques compared to services organisations

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lean Tools and Techniques; Manufacturing vs Services
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS1-154 Manufactures
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:38
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:38
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11767
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