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The use of improvement tools: a comparison between sectors and industries

The use of improvement tools: a comparison between sectors and industries

Adebanjo, D., Tickle, M., Ojadi, F. and Mann, R. (2014) The use of improvement tools: a comparison between sectors and industries. In: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM2013). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ, USA, pp. 517-521. ISBN 978-1-4799-0986-5 ISSN 2157-3611 (doi:10.1109/IEEM.2013.6962465)

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Abstract

This study explores the use of improvement tools between public and private sector and manufacturing and service organizations. In total 453 organizations across 8 different countries responded to a questionnaire with the data being analyzed through use of the IBM SPSS Statistics software package. The results revealed a number of differences between the sectors and industries as well as similarities between the public sector and the private sector and between the service industry and the manufacturing industry.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM2013)
Additional Information: Copyright © 2013 by IEEE. This paper was first presented at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management held from 10-13 December 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. It was given on 12 November 2013 in Session: GM Global Manufacturing & Management.
Uncontrolled Keywords: business improvement, manufacturing industry, service industry
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Supply Chain Management Research Group
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:27
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/11316

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