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Industrial application tools and techniques in lean manufacturing and total quality management

Wan Mahmood, Wan Hasrulnizzam (2010) Industrial application tools and techniques in lean manufacturing and total quality management. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2008 (KMICe2008), 10-12 June 2008, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the tools and techniques used by industrialist in the implementation of two different types of company approach: Lean Manufacturing (LM) and Total Quality Management (TQM).A survey was conducted for data collection.A total of 26 respondent companies had responded and the data was analysed by using SPSS programming. The results were shown that some of the industrial application tools and techniques are significant with the types of industry.No significance value is well below the alpha level 0.05 for Chi Square Test between the tools and techniques with company status (SMI / MNC) and the duration of LM / TQM implementation. This paper will provide a guide for other industrialists to identify the best tools and techniques when applying one or both approaches stated above. In addition, its expected to guide the academicians to prepare the material for future engineer (student) with better knowledge and understanding of the tools and techniques which commonly used by industrialist in Lean Manufacturing and Total Quality Management.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-3827-73-2 Organized by: College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management, tool and techniques.
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2014 02:01
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2014 02:01
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11272

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