American Journal of Applied Sciences

A Review of Problem Solving Capabilities in Lean Process Management

A.P. Puvanasvaran, M.H.M.A. Megat, S.H. Tang, M.R. Muhamad and A.M.S. Hamouda

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2008.504.511

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 5

Pages 504-511

Abstract

Human factor plays an important role in ensuring lean process management to be successful and provides good proposition for the success of the organization in the long run. One of the main elements of people is their problem solving capability in identifying and eliminating wastages. The purpose of this paper was to review problem solving capabilities in lean process management; and identifying the important factors and needs for lean process management. Beside that the paper also proposed the conceptual framework of people development system which can help organizations to enhance employees' capability in identifying and eliminating wastages continuously and effectively.

Copyright

© 2008 A.P. Puvanasvaran, M.H.M.A. Megat, S.H. Tang, M.R. Muhamad and A.M.S. Hamouda. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.