Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company

Majority of the prior Lean Six Sigma (LSS) researches focused o n the study of success factors for LSS implementation. There is lack of research that explores the sustainability factors or factors fo r the continuation of LSS’s drive post the LSS implementation stage. Hence, this study intends to es...

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Main Authors: Tan, Owee Kowang, Tan, Su Yong, Md. Rasli, Amran, Choi, Sang Long
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spelling my.utm.684012017-11-20T08:52:06Z http://eprints.utm.my/id/eprint/68401/ Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company Tan, Owee Kowang Tan, Su Yong Md. Rasli, Amran Choi, Sang Long HD28 Management. Industrial Management Majority of the prior Lean Six Sigma (LSS) researches focused o n the study of success factors for LSS implementation. There is lack of research that explores the sustainability factors or factors fo r the continuation of LSS’s drive post the LSS implementation stage. Hence, this study intends to establish the fundamental concept of LSS sustainability based on the principles of sustainability. In addition, the study also aims to develop a LSS sustainability conceptual framework based on literature review and case study on a company that had implemented LSS for 15 years. The proposed LSS sustainability framework consist of 5 important sustainability factors, which a re continuous improvement culture, innovative culture, management team’s approach, employee knowledge on LSS and communication. The uniqueness of the proposed framework is the framework not only summarized the key finding from literature review in regard with sustainability and factors for sustainability, but the framework also reflects the actual setting of a company that has sustained LSS drive for the last 15 years. ASIAN Network for Scientific Information 2016-01-11 Article PeerReviewed Tan, Owee Kowang and Tan, Su Yong and Md. Rasli, Amran and Choi, Sang Long (2016) Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company. Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 9 (5). pp. 279-283. ISSN 1992-1454 http://scialert.net/archivedetails.php?issn=1992-1454&issueno=40
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topic HD28 Management. Industrial Management
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Tan, Owee Kowang
Tan, Su Yong
Md. Rasli, Amran
Choi, Sang Long
Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company
description Majority of the prior Lean Six Sigma (LSS) researches focused o n the study of success factors for LSS implementation. There is lack of research that explores the sustainability factors or factors fo r the continuation of LSS’s drive post the LSS implementation stage. Hence, this study intends to establish the fundamental concept of LSS sustainability based on the principles of sustainability. In addition, the study also aims to develop a LSS sustainability conceptual framework based on literature review and case study on a company that had implemented LSS for 15 years. The proposed LSS sustainability framework consist of 5 important sustainability factors, which a re continuous improvement culture, innovative culture, management team’s approach, employee knowledge on LSS and communication. The uniqueness of the proposed framework is the framework not only summarized the key finding from literature review in regard with sustainability and factors for sustainability, but the framework also reflects the actual setting of a company that has sustained LSS drive for the last 15 years.
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author Tan, Owee Kowang
Tan, Su Yong
Md. Rasli, Amran
Choi, Sang Long
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Tan, Su Yong
Md. Rasli, Amran
Choi, Sang Long
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title Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company
title_short Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company
title_full Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company
title_fullStr Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company
title_full_unstemmed Lean six sigma sustainability framework: a case study on an automotive company
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url http://eprints.utm.my/id/eprint/68401/
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