Current state of standardized work in automotive industry in Sweden
Paper in proceeding, 2013

Standardized work has been one of several larger research topics in the automotive industry over the years. This paper gives a brief view of the current situation of standardized work in the automotive industry in Sweden. The paper is based on recently performed studies at several automotive actors in Sweden. Most of the present research about standardized work focuses on local premises. Therefore, this paper suggests more focus in future research on how to implement standardized work in global organizations focusing on local demands and cultural differences and similarities. © 2013 The Authors.


Standardized work

Mass customization

Automotive industry


Lean manufacturing


Pierre Johansson

Volvo Group

T. Lezama

Volvo Group

L. Malmsköld

Volvo Group

B. Sjögren

Volvo Group

L.M. Ahlström

Volvo Group

Procedia CIRP

2212-8271 (ISSN)

Vol. 7 151-156

46th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems
Setúbal, Portugal,

Subject Categories

Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics



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