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Quality of Life Improvement in Kaizen Aspect

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Value Streams Mapping in the Implementation of Process Innovations – in the Case of Single–Unit Production

, 15, pp. 23-26, DOI: 10.30657/pea.2017.15.06. Brad, S., Murar, M. and Brad, E. (2016) Methodology for Lean Design of Disruptive Innovations. Procedia CIRP, 50, pp. 153-159, DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2016.04.204. Cheser, R. (1994). Kaizen is more then continuous improvement. Quality Progress, 27 (4), pp. 23-26. Chiarini, A. (2017). An adaptation of the EOQ formula for JIT quasi-pull system production. Production Planning & Control, 28 (2), pp. 123-130. Dombrowski, U. and Mielke, T. (2014). Lean Leadership

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The Applicability of the First Stage of 5S Methodology to Improve the Quality of Processes in Military Organizations

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The Effect of Lean Tools on the Safety Level in Manufacturing Organisations

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Lean Management is currently one of the best-known and is the most widely used management concepts in production enterprises. Lean creates such a culture of work in an organization that makes all participants in the organization interested in raising the level of quality, reducing costs and delivery time. However, there is no information about the influence of lean tools on the level of safety in production organizations. The paper presents the influence of five lean tools on the safety level by the example of metal manufacturing organization. The number of potentially dangerous situations and the number of accidents were taken as the measure of safety level. The obtained results indicates that the most important for the safety level is 5S, TPM while Kaizen, Poka-Yoka and VSM are smaller. The paper aims to broaden the knowledge about the dependence of the use of lean tools on the level of occupational safety.

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Individualisation of Lean Concept in Companies Dealing with Mass Production

References 1. WITKOWSKI, K. Quality of service in logistics. In: Nové trendy v manažérstve kvality: 4. ročník medzinárodného vedeckého seminára . Trnava: AlumniPress, 2011, pp. 285-289. ISBN: 978-80-8096-143-5 2. VIDOVÁ, H. Kaizen, áno či nie?. In: Trendy ekonomiky a managementu. (Trends economics and management) , 2010, p. 135-141. ISSN 1802-8527 3. SANIUK, S. Prototyping of acceptable variants of manufacturing networks. Transport & Logistics, 2011, iss. 9 spec., p. 286-293.

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People as a Key Resource of Company Performance

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Recent years have seen a lot of new management approaches for improving organizational performance such as: total quality management, flat organizations, empowerment, continuous improvement, reengineering, kaizen, team building, and so on. Business leaders today are forced to focus even more on the profitability of their business. During the last several years, companies have initiated Performance Management (PM) systems to improve the quality of their management. In many companies they have succeeded, but in quite a few they have failed. This article presents the importance of Human Resources Management (HRM) and employees as a key factor on success of the company. Authors report that people in organization are a key resource of performance of company. The aim of the article is to analyze literature review and findings of researches with the purpose of completing the PhD theses of authors.

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Experimental Research on Influence of the Fuel Nozzle Geometry on the Fuel Consumption of the Marine 4-Stroke Diesel Engine

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The article presents experimental research that has been carried out on a marine, 4-stroke, 3-cylinder, turbocharged engine. During testing, the engine operated at a constant rotational speed of 750 rpm and a load from 0 kW to 280 kW. The engine was fuelled by diesel oil of known specification and loaded by electric generator with water resistance. The fuel consumption was measured during the engine operation with fuel nozzles with different geometries. The measurement of the fuel consumption was carried out using a weighing system that was designed, constructed, and manufactured by the “KAIZEN” scientific research team at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Gdynia Maritime University. The results of measurements show changes in the fuel consumption by the engine with the geometry of the injected fuel spray. The research facility is Sulzer’s 3-cylinder, 4-stroke, turbocharged AL25/30 piston engine. The fuel system consists of Bosch injection pumps controlled by a rotation speed regulator. Fuel injectors are centrally located in the cylinder heads of the engine.

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Analysis of use of Methods and Quality Management Tools in a Group of Production Enterprises

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Application of Selected Methods and Approaches for Improvement of Processes and their Use in Practice in Companies of Wood Processing Industry in Slovakia

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Inconsistencies in the Production Process Resulting From the Employment Structure

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