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The effectiveness of lean management and bottom-up approach on performance and competitive advantage. (c2017)

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dc.contributor.author Marguarossian, Gaelle Raffi
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-05T07:47:50Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-05T07:47:50Z
dc.date.copyright 2017 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/7995
dc.description.abstract Lean management is a system that strives to achieve improvements in the daily operations of organizations, while lean manufacturing aims at achieving efficiency in every stage of the manufacturing process. Bottom-up approach is a system that focuses on data processing based on information collected from the environment to bring together different subsystems to create a more comprehensive interlinked system that is effective at the top-level. This thesis examines the effect of lean management, lean manufacturing, bottom-up approach on the performance and competitive advantage of the company. Moreover, this study investigates the mediation effects of corporate performance on lean thinking. The results show that bottom-up approach has marginal direct influence on competitive advantage. Moreover, corporate performance was found to fully mediate the relationship between lean management and competitive advantage, and partially mediate the relationship between lean manufacturing and competitive advantage. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Lebanese American University -- Dissertations en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.subject Continuous improvement process en_US
dc.subject Lean manufacturing en_US
dc.subject Organizational effectiveness en_US
dc.subject Competition en_US
dc.subject Performance standards en_US
dc.title The effectiveness of lean management and bottom-up approach on performance and competitive advantage. (c2017) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.term.submitted Fall en_US
dc.author.degree Master of Bus. Administration en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201101447 en_US
dc.author.commembers Kassar, Abdul Nasser
dc.author.commembers Tarhini, Abbas
dc.author.department Department of Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 hard copy: vii, 59 leaves; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.keywords Lean management en_US
dc.keywords Lean manufacturing en_US
dc.keywords Corporate performance en_US
dc.keywords Bottom-up approach en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Bibliography : leaves 49-53. en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2018.50 en_US
dc.author.email gaelle.marguarossian@lau.edu en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/thesis.php en_US
dc.publisher.institution Lebanese American University en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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