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Proceedings of the 6th European Lean Educator Conference

ELEC 2019

  • Monica Rossi
  • Matteo Rossini
  • Sergio Terzi
Conference proceedings ELEC 2019

Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 122)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jose A. Pascual, Carina Pimentel, Manuel Mateo, Ignacio Hoyuelos, João Matias, Angel M. Gento
    Pages 1-10
  3. Manuel Mateo, Ignacio Hoyuelos, Jose A. Pascual, Angel M. Gento
    Pages 11-20
  4. Torbjørn H. Netland, Rafael Lorenz, Julian Senoner
    Pages 29-37
  5. Simone van der Donk, Janet Tabak, Carien van Horne
    Pages 39-46
  6. Violetta Giada Cannas, Maria Pia Ciano, Giovanni Pirovano, Rossella Pozzi, Tommaso Rossi
    Pages 47-55
  7. Richard Schonberger, John Bicheno
    Pages 67-77
  8. Sara Fernandes, Rute Cunha, Diamantino Torres, Carina Pimentel
    Pages 79-87
  9. Andréa de Freitas Avelar, Michele Tereza Marques Carvalho
    Pages 89-101
  10. Anabela Carvalho Alves, Paulo Sousa, Helena Navas
    Pages 103-116
  11. Eivind Reke, Daryl Powell, Sandrine Olivencia, Pascale Coignet, Nicolas Chartier, Michael Ballé
    Pages 117-125
  12. Markus Schneider, Mathias Michalicki, Sven Rittberger
    Pages 127-135
  13. Bruna Torres, Bardia Naghshineh, Gonçalo Cardeal, Duarte Filipe, Helena Carvalho, Paulo Peças et al.
    Pages 159-168
  14. Radu Godina, Helena Carvalho, Pedro Rodrigo, Helena Navas
    Pages 169-178

About these proceedings


This book gathers selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 6th European Lean Educator Conference (ELEC), held in Milan, Italy, on November 11-13, 2019. The conference topics include the following: lean trainings in university and industry collaborations; lean product and process development; lean and people empowerment; emerging contexts for lean applications; measuring lean performance; lean, green and circular; continuous improvement initiatives; lean thinking in practice; organizational culture in lean journeys; and innovative training approaches to teaching lean management. The contributions explore the latest academic and industrial findings on and advances in lean education, and identify innovative methods that allow lean thinking benefits to be achieved in practice. As such, the book presents the outcomes of a fruitful exchange between academia and industry designed to help train the next generation of lean educators.


Product development Process engineering Agile/Scrum Serious Lean Games Lean Thinking Industry 4.0 Lean Startup Organizational development

Editors and affiliations

  • Monica Rossi
    • 1
  • Matteo Rossini
    • 2
  • Sergio Terzi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Management, Economics and Industrial EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of Management, Economics and Industrial EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Department of Management, Economics and Industrial EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Proceedings of the 6th European Lean Educator Conference
  • Book Subtitle ELEC 2019
  • Editors Monica Rossi
    Matteo Rossini
    Sergio Terzi
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems
  • Series Abbreviated Title Lect. Notes in Networks, Syst.
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-41428-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-41431-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-41429-0
  • Series ISSN 2367-3370
  • Series E-ISSN 2367-3389
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 431
  • Number of Illustrations 33 b/w illustrations, 77 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Manufacturing, Machines, Tools, Processes
    Sustainability Management
    Innovation/Technology Management
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