The Possibilities of Lean Production – A comparison between different product flow concepts in the automotive industry
Conference contribution, 1992

A comment: This publication is authored together with e.g. senior research competencies (1) within vocational learning and training as well as (2) within time-geography with whom Engström have had long time cooperation procedures. But also personal at our department/research group (Mats Johansson) well as our knowledgeable contact person (Bertil Johansson) within Volvo contributed.


assembly work

restructuring of information systems


long work cycle times

learning and training

autonomous workgroups

manufacturing technology

alternatives to line assembly

questioning lean production

advanced assembly system

Volvo Uddevalla plant

work organisation

work structuring



Kajsa Ellegård

University of Gothenburg

Tomas Engström

Department of Transportation and Logistics

Mats Johansson

Department of Transportation and Logistics

Dan Jonsson

University of Gothenburg

Lars Medbo

Department of Transportation and Logistics

Management and New Production Systems, Proceedings of the 3rd International Production Management Conference on Management and New Production Systems, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) and University of Göteborg, Department of Psychology, Göteborg. s. 31 - 36
Göteborg, Sweden,

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