Tag: Lean Production

Building the Jaguar S-Type

The background to Jaguar provides a good example of entrepreneurship - identifying opportunities, creating a winning formula and responding to consumer needs to build a highly successful company. The Jaguar story is one...

Lean production

Introduction This case study focuses on the way in which Jaguar, one of the world’s most prestigious car manufacturers, has employed lean manufacturing processes. This underpins the success of the new Jaguar S-Type...

Using six sigma statistical thinking to improve business processes

Introduction It is easy to identify key competitors in a market by their goods or services. These products clearly meet customer needs in terms of the range of benefits they offer. However, an...

Becoming a lean service organisation

Introduction The Legal Services Commission is a service organisation. It provides legal services through its Providers in the form of advice and legal help to a large number of people on low incomes....

Lean production at portakabin

Introduction Portakabin is an international company. It produces some of the most advanced building systems available. The company is part of the £700 million turnover Shepherd Group. The Shepherd Group is one of the...

Competitive advantage through efficiency

Introduction The food retail industry is a highly competitive market. More so than ever, organisations need to offer customers value for money. Customers want the best quality products at the lowest possible prices....
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