A Research Agenda for Lean Management

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A Research Agenda for Lean Management

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Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary.



This fascinating Research Agenda analyzes the key research topics within lean management. Exploring both contextual histories of these topics and potential avenues for future research, it provides a complete picture of lean management practices both past and present.



Exploring how lean management methods should be viewed and implemented, this Research Agenda examines how the concept has emerged through Toyota’s real-world practices. Chapters are divided into 5 succinct sections: lean as a strategy; lean and learning,
lean and sustainability, lean leadership and behaviors, and lean and digitalization. Through these, new theoretical perspectives across several academic disciplines are investigated, ultimately providing useful insights on how to implement successful and sustainable lean programs.

A Research Agenda for Lean Management will be perfect for researchers and scholars seeking fresh methodologies and topics to rejuvenate their work within various disciplines, such as strategy and leadership. Discussion into implementing sustainable lean programs within this book will additionally benefit management practitioners.

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