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What's the evidence for Lean?

Dyba, Tore and Sharp, Helen (2012). What's the evidence for Lean? IEEE Software, 29(5) pp. 19–21.

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A close look at the evidence underpinning the original concept of lean production and its popular interpretation reveals the inherent challenges of measuring and interpreting evidence for performance differences.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2012 IEEE
ISSN: 0740-7459
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 34139
Depositing User: Helen Sharp
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2012 08:13
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2016 16:57
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