6 February 2012

Call for Papers: Lean Tools

A special issue of International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing

Lean philosophy is a proven concept for business success. It is based on producing quality products and providing quality services that customers demand. Lean is considered as a process for continuous improvement through integration of customers, suppliers, employers and all stakeholders involved.

A large collection of proven tools are available in support of implementing this concept. This themed issue’s purpose is the publication of the latest research articles in the application of tools and methodologies in the planning, design, development and implementation of lean concepts in manufacturing, services and healthcare industries.

Suitable topics include but are not limited to:
  • Cellular manufacturing
  • Just in time
  • Supply chain management
  • Transportation and material handling
  • Project management
  • Value stream mapping (manufacturing, services, healthcare)
  • Continuous improvement
  • Process standardisation
  • Reconfigurable machines and systems
  • Sustainability
  • TPM
  • Case studies or any related topics
Important Dates
Full paper submission: 15 March, 2012
Notification of review results: 30 April, 2012
Revised manuscript submission: 31 May, 2012
Final accepted paper submission: 1 July, 2012

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