Increasingly, a firm’s innovation capability has become one of the key frontiers of competitive advantage. The Lean philosophy has a well-proven reputation for its focus…
Ranking model of total quality management enablers in healthcare establishments using the best-worst methodFaisal Talib, Mohammad Asjad, Rajesh Attri, Arshad Noor Siddiquee, Zahid A. Khan
Recent years have witnessed a significant rise in Indian healthcare establishments (HCEs) which indicate that there is a constant need to improve the healthcare quality…
The purpose of this paper is to propose a structured procedure for the capture and evaluation of innovative ideas in the early stages of product development. The procedure…
Many organizations are facing competitive challenges due to the rapid pace of technological changes. Both quality management (QM) and innovation are the competitive…
The purpose of this paper is to present an empirical study which examines the relationships among design-driven innovation, quality and customer value in manufacturing companies.
The purpose of this paper is to identify the critical success factors (CSFs) of integrated quality environmental management (IQEM) and analyze their impact on operational…
The purpose of this paper is to explore the results of implementing the Kaizen approach in a caravan repairing project near the Jordanian–Syrian border in the Zaatari camp.
Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are evolving toward sustainability. The purpose of this paper is to discuss how innovation can develop these mission-based service…
Application of lean manufacturing concept for redesigning facilities layout in Indonesian home-food industryNilda Tri Putri, Lora Seprima Dona
The purpose of this paper is to redesign the layout of production floor by considering lean manufacturing in order to eliminate the waste and using Block Layout Overview…
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the barriers of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and develop the interrelationship among them using interpretive structural modelling (ISM…
The purpose of this paper is to explore cargo theft risk and security for different product types at different locations along a transport chain.
This paper presents a stepwise method for identification and analysis of innovative activities in production systems. The purpose of this paper is to provide a structure…
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the best way to create value in Portugal through quality and innovation and also to check what needs to be improved.
Educational institutions are facing a growing number of challenges, which impair their ability to provide high quality and effective educational services. The involvement…
Strategic impact of SCM and SCQM practices on competitive dimensions of Indian manufacturing industriesMandeep Kaur Sidhu, Kanwarpreet Singh, Doordarshi Singh
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the capabilities of total quality management (TQM) and supply chain management (SCM) and extract various significant factors which…
Lean Six Sigma approach to reduce LOS through a diagnostic-therapeutic-assistance path at A.O.R.N. A. CardarelliCarlo Ricciardi, Antonella Fiorillo, Antonio Saverio Valente, Anna Borrelli, Ciro Verdoliva, Maria Triassi, Giovanni Improta
The rise of the mean age incremented the occurrence of femur fractures with respect to the past, leading thus to serious consequences, as regards morbidity and…
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