n Management Today - Lean manufacturing : implementation barriers still exist

Volume 22, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1027-4324



Extracted from text ... 48 Management Today July 2006 Lean manufacturing: implementation barriers still exist W Prof Koot Pieterse lectures in world-class manufacturing and operations management at the MBA unit of the NMMU Business School. His research into lean manufacturing has taken him on many beaten and unbeaten tracks, locally and overseas. In his book, Leaning the South African Way, he analyses the barriers to implementation experienced by manufacturing organisations in this country. "We use big cups to maintain the required energy levels, " says Clint van der Mescht, as I pour my coffee in their tearoom. I can see why. Clint is ..

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