What is it about?
Lean is often describes as a system. However, a generic system consists of elements and connections between the elements. In Lean the connections are not systematically defined. This can explain the low sucess-rate when integrating Lean. The results describe the nature of the connections and a conceptual model.
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Why is it important?
This research explores the connections between the different parts of Lean. What exactly are the connections? How can they be useful in practice and for researchers?
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This page is a summary of: A systems theory for lean describing natural connections in an XPS, The TQM Journal, July 2020, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/tqm-12-2019-0284.
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