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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

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.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 5 No. 5, 2008, 504-511

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2008.504.511

Submitted On: 29 June 2007 Published On: 31 May 2008

How to Cite: Puvanasvaran, A., Megat, M., Tang, S., Muhamad, M. & Hamouda, A. (2008). A Review of Problem Solving Capabilities in Lean Process Management . American Journal of Applied Sciences, 5(5), 504-511. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2008.504.511

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Keywords

  • Lean Process Management
  • Problem Solving Capabilities
  • Respect for People
  • Key Performance Indicator
  • Skill and Knowledge