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Title: Lean enterprise resource planning
Author: Ruivo, Pedro Miguel Fernandes
Advisor: Machado, Virgílio
Defense Date: 2008
Publisher: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Abstract: This essay focus on Lean Management domain, following the ERP business application perspective linked with Lean Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing and Lean Accounting, build on an electronic equipment manufacture company. Lean authors, consultants, managers and thinkers were studied to select and adopt the best Lean strategies taking in account the traditional business management ERP tool. The detected gaps were eliminated and/or reduced by developing solutions and adopting techniques based on Lean principles. Lean manufacturing practices were extended into the supply chain contributing now as a horizontal collaboration tool to all enterprise management functions,vendors and customers. Implementing Lean Accounting techniques allowed an increase of the stream value return, especially in terms of better capacity management capabilities,due decision make based also on non financial metrics. Due these Lean solutions, the company ERP system can be streamlined to perform the business shift and one of the most important enterprise assets can meet the strategic goals defined for Lean Enterprise Resource Planning. Therefore this assay proposes the implementation of this Lean strategy to turn into a lean company, more agile and proactive, to rapidly address the constant changes in business landscape.
Description: Dissertação apresentada na Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa para obtenção do grau de Mestre em Engenharia e Gestão Industrial
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