Event Title

Barriers in Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in Kosovo’s Industry

Session

Mechatronics, System Engineering and Robotics

Description

By application Lean Manufacturing Techniques, enterprises can eliminate wastes in the manufacturing system as well improve the effectiveness of the organization. According to the literature review and author investigation, the application of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in Kosovo’s enterprises is at a low level. Therefore, this investigation attempted to explore the main barriers in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in Kosovo’s Industry. Analyses have been done based on questionnaires and interviews with experts and employees in enterprises that have implemented as well as enterprises that are in process of implementation of the lean model. Several problems have been highlighted and are categorized into six groups; knowledge, management, resource, conflicts, employee and financial.

Keywords:

Kosovo Manufacturing Industry, Lean Manufacturing Techniques, Small and Medium Enterprises, Barriers implementation

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-47-5

First Page

1

Last Page

7

Location

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Start Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

End Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2021.281

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Barriers in Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in Kosovo’s Industry

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

By application Lean Manufacturing Techniques, enterprises can eliminate wastes in the manufacturing system as well improve the effectiveness of the organization. According to the literature review and author investigation, the application of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in Kosovo’s enterprises is at a low level. Therefore, this investigation attempted to explore the main barriers in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in Kosovo’s Industry. Analyses have been done based on questionnaires and interviews with experts and employees in enterprises that have implemented as well as enterprises that are in process of implementation of the lean model. Several problems have been highlighted and are categorized into six groups; knowledge, management, resource, conflicts, employee and financial.