Systematic Innovation for Lean Supply Chain Management

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Systematic innovation implies innovation in products, processes or business models that enables the company to achieve higher levels of sustainability. Systematic innovation means not only identification, implementation and monitoring of new ideas aimed at improving the technological and organizational performance of the organization but must also have an impact on the overall level of competitiveness. Supply chains need new management paradigms to become more competitive. The sustainability is very pertinent issue in supply chain management. Lean initiatives allied to innovation and innovative technologies can improve sustainability in a supply chain through new strategies for products. This research work is focused on the integration of TRIZ analytical tools with Lean techniques, to assure that the production system management is really sustainable.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication22nd International Conference on Production Research, ICPR 2013
EditorsA. Krishnamurthy, W. K. V. Chan
PublisherInternational Foundation for Production Research (IFPR)
ISBN (Print)978-85-88478-47-3
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event22nd International Conference on Production Research, ICPR 2013 - Parana, Brazil
Duration: 28 Jul 20131 Aug 2013
Conference number: 22nd


Conference22nd International Conference on Production Research, ICPR 2013
Abbreviated titleICPR 2013


  • Lean management
  • Problem solving
  • Supply chain
  • Supply chain management
  • Systematic innovation
  • TRIZ


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