Value Stream Mapping : A Lean Tool

Manjunath, M and Shiva Prasad, H C and Keerthesh Kumar, K S and Puthran, Deepa (2014) Value Stream Mapping : A Lean Tool. The International Journal of Business & Management, 2 (4). pp. 100-104. ISSN 2321 – 8916

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Value Stream Mapping involves process flows, communication flows and material flows from the point of raw material to the delivery of product to customer. Value stream mapping is a method used to identify the activities that add value compared to non value added in a process which creates opportunity for improvement and has a significant impact on production system.This paper presents how value stream mapping can be used in manufacturing firms for improvement of overall production process.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Value Stream Mapping, current state value stream , future state value stream
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Humanities and Management
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 08 May 2014 06:20
Last Modified: 08 May 2014 06:20

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