Lean Education: An Overview of Current Issues

  • Anabela Carvalho Alves
  • Shannon Flumerfelt
  • Franz-Josef Kahlen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Anabela Carvalho Alves, Shannon Flumerfelt, Franz-Josef Kahlen
    Pages 1-23
  3. Andre Fernando Uébe Mansur, Fernando Carvalho Leite, Helvia Pereira Pinto Bastos
    Pages 25-40
  4. Anna Bella Siriban-Manalang
    Pages 41-52
  5. Lawrence J. Navarre
    Pages 53-65
  6. Shannon Flumerfelt, Wendy Ross, Dennis Wade
    Pages 77-84
  7. Rapinder S. Sawhney, Enrique Macias de Anda
    Pages 99-124
  8. Anabela Carvalho Alves, Rui Sousa, José Dinis-Carvalho, Francisco Moreira
    Pages 149-175
  9. Anabela Carvalho Alves, Shannon Flumerfelt, Franz-Josef Kahlen
    Pages 177-179

About this book


This edited volume presents a structured approach to a new lean education curriculum, implemented for the education of engineers, managers, administrators as well as human resources developers. The authorship comprises professors and lecturers, trainers and practitioners who educate future professionals in Lean Thinking principles and tools. This edited book provides a platform for authors to share their efforts in building a Body of Knowledge (BoK) for Lean Education. The topical spectrum is state-of-the-art in this field, but the book also includes a glimpse into future developments. This is a highly informative and carefully presented book, providing valuable insight for scholars with an interest in Lean Education.


Ethical Issues in Lean Education Good Manufacturing Processes Lean Education Curriculum Multi-Disciplinary Approach in Lean Education Sustainability Aspects in Teaching

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Minho GuimarãesPortugal
  2. 2.Oakland UniversityRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Cape TownRondeboschSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-45828-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-45830-4
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