IJIMT 2018 Vol.9(4): 141-144 ISSN: 2010-0248
doi: 10.18178/ijimt.2018.9.4.803

Lean Manufacturing Practice and Business Performance in Multinational Supply Chain

Spasojevic Brkic Vesna, Tomic Branislav, Brkic Aleksandar, and Algheriani Saad Nuri
Abstract— Large number of companies benefits from the lean manufacturing practices, but lean practices in the supply chain context are rarely surveyed. Accordingly, the main aim of this survey is to analyze lean manufacturing practice and business performance in multinational supply chain. Survey comes to the conclusion that it is possible to classify and track lean manufacturing practice and business performance results of companies in multinational supply chain into pattern using multivariate statistics - factor and reliability analysis. It also shows that there exists positive and absolutely significant relationship.

Index Terms— Lean manufacturing, business performance, multinational supply chain.

Spasojevic Brkic V. and Algheriani Saad N. are with Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Kraljice Marije 16, Belgrade, Serbia (e-mail: vspasojevic@mas.bg.ac.rs). Tomic B. is with Bombardier Aerospace, Quality Management, 123 Garratt Boulevard, Toronto, Canada (e-mail: ben.tomic@aero.bombardier.com). Brkic A. is with Innovation Center, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Kraljice Marije 16, Serbia (e-mail: abrkic@mas.bg.ac.rs).

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Cite: Spasojevic Brkic Vesna, Tomic Branislav, Brkic Aleksandar, and Algheriani Saad Nuri, " Lean Manufacturing Practice and Business Performance in Multinational Supply Chain," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 141-144, 2018.

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