Towards 'Lean Industry 4.0ʹ – Current trends and future perspectives

Krzysztof Ejsmont, Bartlomiej Gladysz, Donatella Corti, Fernando Castaño, Wael M. Mohammed, Jose L. Martinez Lastra, Pantea Foroudi
2020 Cogent Business & Management  
The enterprises to be competitive are constantly looking for continuous increase of productivity, quality and level of services. With the development of Industry 4.0 concept, manufacturers are more confident about new advantages of automation and systems integration. Lean management is well developed and empirically proven effective managerial approach. Combining Lean and Industry 4.0 practices seems to be necessary evolutionary step for further raise the level of operational excellence (exploitation of finance, workload, materials, machines/
doi:10.1080/23311975.2020.1781995 fatcat:h6ldxezro5gadmdf4mroeum5by